Truck Licence (LR)

Truck Licence (LR) 2018-05-22T18:43:31+00:00

Course Overview: Designed for all drivers, the Light Rigid (LR) course equips drivers with the skills and knowledge to safely operate a light truck or minibus with confidence. This course is ideal for drivers who are required to drive an LR vehicle as a part of their work, as well as for sports clubs, socials clubs and schools.


Light Rigid (LR)

A motor vehicle with a GVM of 8 tonnes or less but greater than 4.5 tonnes, or has a GVM of 8 tonnes or less and seats more than 12 adults (including the driver). Able to tow a trailer of no more than 9 tonnes GVM.

Entry Requirements

Requirements to achieve an LR Licence

Be at least 19 years old

Have held an Australian car licence (other than a learner licence) for at least 12 months

At Service Tasmania, demonstrate evidence of identity and PASS a heavy vehicle rigid knowledge test

Pass a light rigid competency test, or training and final competency assessment with AJL

Return to Service Tasmania and

  • Complete an application form
  • Show evidence of identity
  • Pass an eyesight test
  • Produce a Certificate of Competency to demonstrate passing the relevant licence
  • Pay the licence extension fee

Learning Outcomes

Performing cabin checks

Performing pre-drive safety inspections

Starting/Stopping sequence

Turning and handling

Reversing and manoeuvring

Vehicle positioning

System of vehicle control

City and highway driving

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