Truck Licence (HR)

Truck Licence (HR)2018-07-20T10:45:25+00:00

Course Overview: The Heavy Rigid (HR) course has been developed to equip drivers with the skills and knowledge to safely operate an HR vehicle with confidence. Using a HR vehicle with either a road ranger gearbox or a syncromesh gearbox, participants will learn how to navigate these large vehicles in both city streets and busy highways. Students will also learn about the intricacies of road craft and the principles of defensive driving.

Description

Heavy Rigid (HR)    TLILIC2016 Licence to Drive a Heavy Rigid Vehicle

A motor vehicle (other than a motorcycle) including an articulated bus but not any other type of articulated vehicle that has more than 3 axles and a GVM greater than 8 tonnes. Able to tow a trailer of no more than 9 tonnes GVM. 

Learning Outcomes

Performing cabin checks

Performing pre-drive safety inspections

Starting/Stopping sequence

Park  Start

Turning and handling

Reversing and manoeuvring

Vehicle positioning

System of vehicle control

City and highway driving

Entry Requirements

Requirements to achieve an HR Licence

Be at least 20 years old

Have held an Australian car licence (other than a learner licence) for at least 2 years and an LR or MR licence for at least 12 months

If you currently hold a car or LR licence, you must get an HR learner licence before doing a competency test, or training and final competency assessment

  • If you hold a car licence, or you’ve held an LR or MR licence for less than 12 months, you must successfully complete the training and final competency assessment
  • If you’ve held an LR or MR licence for at least 12 months, you must pass either a competency test, or training and final competency assessment

At Service Tasmania, demonstrate evidence of identity and PASS a heavy vehicle rigid knowledge test (and pay the HR learner licence issue fee if required)

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

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