Heavy Vehicle Training 12 - 14 November

Certification, Engineering & Modifications

Members are invited to attend heavy vehicle training jointly delivered by VACC’s Commercial Vehicle Industry Association Victoria (CVIAV), the Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Australia (CVIAA) and the Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association (ARTSA).

The course will cover: certification, engineering and modifications over a three day program - with a focus on heavy truck and trailer safety, and mechanical performance.

The training will be led by Dr Peter Hart, with assistance from a number of specialist from across the certification, engineering and modification fields.  Peter is an electrical engineer with close to 20 years’ experience as a forensic examiner and expert witness.  He is an Agent in the Road Vehicle Certification System and a VicRoads engineering signatory.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Chain of Responsibility law came into effect 1 October 2018

Chain of Responsibilty legislation is now in effect as of 1 October 2018. 

It is important your business is prepared and understands its legal responsiblity regarding its place in the chain. 

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has extensive resources available on their website, which members should consult for up to date information and guidance 

Should you have any questions, call the CVIAA secretariat on 03 9829 1111.  

Sunday, September 30, 2018

New vehicles added to freightliner recall

Freightliner owners urged to check Vehicle Identification Numbers after more added to recall list

The ACCC has recently added additional vehicles to a recall of Freightliner Argosy, Columbia and Coronado trucks.

Due to an electrical fault, which could cause the vehicle to suddenly loose power, a total of 4,145 vehicles have been recalled.

Owners of affected vehicles are advised to call 1300 323 722 to make a booking with a Daimler Truck & Bus Freightliner dealership to have a new PNDB installed, without the auto-reset software, free of charge.

The recall affects some trucks sold in Australia between June 2010 and August 2017. 

A list of the affected vehicles is available here.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Updates to Vehicle Standards Guides

Effective from 1 July 2018

As you may be aware, there are a number of updates to the Heavy Vehicle (Vehicle Standards) National Regulation that are due to come into effect from 1 July 2018.

As a result of these changes, the NHVR has taken this opportunity to update the associated Vehicle Standards Guides.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Sign up for Skills for Australia Automotive Focus Groups

Help shape the future of Heavy Vehicle training

PwC's Skills for Australia is undertaking a review several Automotive qualifications and seeks your industry input to ensure training package changes help to build the right skills to match job needs. CVIAA encourages Members to attend Focus Group 5, which is for proposed updates to Heavy Vehicle AUR and AUM training packages. There's no need to travel; this 90 minute session is accessed via teleconference.

Focus Group 3 - Manufacturing: 22nd February 2018, 2pm - 3.30pm (AEST)

  • Project 1x: Automotive Manufacturing Review (AUM10113, AUM40113, AUM50113)
  • Project 1n: Review of Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production - Bus, Truck and Trailer (AUM20213)

Focus Group 4 - Vocational Preparation and Servicing: 23rd February 2018, 2pm - 3:30pm (AEST)

  • Project 1g: Review of Vocational Preparation Qualifications
  • Project 1h: Review of Automotive Servicing Qualification (AUR20516)

Focus Group 5 - Heavy Vehicles: 26th February 2018, 2pm - 3.30pm (AEST)

  • Project 1m: Review of Mechanical Heavy Technology Training (AUR30416, AUR31116, AUR31216, AUR32616)
  • Project 2n: NEW Heavy Vehicle Electric Drive Systems (AUR30416, AUR 31216)
  • Project 2o: NEW CNG and LPG fuel systems (AUR30416, AUR31216)
  • Project 2s: NEW Heavy Vehicle content on: braking/charging systems, guidance/telematics systems and automatic tyre inflation

Focus Group 6 - Advanced Qualifications: 27th February 2018, 2pm -3:30pm (AEST)

  • Project 1i: Review of Advanced Qualifications (AUR40216, AUR40816, AUR50216)
  • Project 1r: Review of Automotive Management Qualifications (AUR40116, AUR50116)

Monday, February 12, 2018

NHVR supports coordinated compliance effort

The NHVR has welcomed state road transport agencies delivering a coordinated compliance focus this week to focus on fatigue and vehicle roadworthiness.

“Assisting drivers and operators to better manage fatigue and vehicle roadworthiness has been a significant part of the NHVR’s safety program in recent months.”, said NHVR Regulatory Compliance and Assurance Director, Tony Martin.

Read more

Sunday, February 11, 2018
Sunday, November 12, 2017

Contact Us

(03) 9829 1145 | Fax: +61 3 9820 5482 | ABN: 84 991 306 353

Copyright 2021 OurAuto Digital Website designed and hosted by OurAuto Digital