Heavy Rigid Licence

Heavy Rigid Vehicle Licence

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Heavy rigid vehicle includes:
  • a rigid vehicle, not being an unladen prime mover, with a minimum of three axles and a minimum 15 tonnes GVM or
  • a modified three axle prime mover with a certified detachable tray (with capacity to carry 75% of its specified GVM) with a GVM of 15 tonnes and holds dual registration (HC & HR) or
  • a three axle articulated bus or
  • a three axle bus above 15 tonnes GVM.
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Heavy Rigid (HR): TLILIC2016 Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle

Course description


This course involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle. It includes systematically and efficiently controlling all vehicle functions, monitoring traffic and road conditions, managing vehicle condition and performance and effectively managing hazardous situations.

Entry requirements


To obtain a heavy rigid licence the following criteria apply:
  • Held an Australian/New Zealand driver licence for at least two years.
  • Applicants must be aged 18.
  • You must bring your current Victorian driver's licence with you and keep it with you for the duration of the course. 
  • Must be 0.00% Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) and drug-free during all training and assessment.
  • Must be able to drive a manual gearbox.

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This course offers personalised, one-on-one training for each student. This focused training provides a greater opportunity for active learning and a deeper understanding of the course information.
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