Licence- Multi Combination

Multi Combination (MC) Intrain Assessors

TLILIC3018 Licence to drive a multi-combination vehicle (Release 2)

Unit of Competency:

Cost: $1600.00
Weekends extra $400.00

Course Information:
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a licence to drive a multi-combination vehicle. It includes systematically and efficiently controlling all vehicle functions, monitoring traffic and road conditions, managing vehicle condition and performance, coupling and uncoupling trailers, and effectively managing hazardous situations.

Student/Instructor Ratio 1:1

Course Location: 322 Wagga Rd Lavington NSW, 2641

Requirements To Obtain A Multi Combination Licence

You can apply for a MULTI COMBINATION (MC) licence when you have held a (HR) or (HC) driver licence for at least one year. When you are learning to drive a truck or bus, you must always display DRIVER UNDER INSTRUCTION plates at the front and back of the vehicle.
You must produce your driver licence as evidence of identity and a secondary evidence document (e.g. a current Medicare Card, credit or account card issued by a bank, building society or credit union).

    • VICTORIAN LICENCE HOLDERS (What you need to do)
      • Go to VicRoads and purchase the Bus & Truck Drivers’ Handbook and study it, as this is what your knowledge assessment will be based on. Your knowledge test will be conducted at INTRAIN ASSESSOR.
      • Contact us and book in for your driver training and assessment, a deposit is required at the time of booking.             
      • An eyesight check where you will be required to read a standard eye chart
      • Successfully completed your knowledge test. 
      • An on-road driving assessment
      • An off-road skills assessment (reversing)
      • You must pass a driving test in a vehicle of the category of licence you require.
      • Once you have successfully completed you will be given a copy of your results.The assessment officer will also give you verbal feedback on your driving performance. When you pass your test with an Intrain Assessor, you will be issued with a Vic Roads Certificate of Competence.
      • You will need to take the certificate to your nearest  Customer Service Centre to get your licence.  (See accredited training & Non Accredited training below)
      • Course Prices/times do NOT Guarantee a Licence.

      Special Conditions:

      • Applicants who are on Medication or with a Medical Condition may require a medical Clearance from VicRoads prior to commencement.
      • Applicants with an Overseas Licence must have written approval from VicRoads stating licence category eligible.
      • Clearance from VicRoads may be required before any Training or Assessment may commence.

      * VicRoads criteria will not allow training on international licences (except NZ). 

      NSW LICENCE HOLDERS (What you need to do)

      • The RTA Roads & Traffic Authority is now known as RMS – Roads & Maritime Services
      • You can practice the Heavy vehicle knowledge test on the RMS website as many times as you like (see following link)
      • When you are confident with your practice results go to the RMS (no need to book in) and undertake the knowledge test. You need to complete the test at least 4 days prior to booking in the training.
      • Once you have successfully completed the Knowledge test(Service NSW will issue you a guide to heavy vehicle competency based assessment guide book (read this book prior to the course) and a heavy vehicle competency based assessment LEARNER LOG BOOK
      • You will need to provide RMS with: ➢Your current Drivers Licence & Payment for the knowledge test. ➢Once you have passed your knowledge test, you will be required to undertake a vision test (If you wear glasses ensure you take them along). ➢On successful completion you will be required to purchase the “HVCBA Learner Logbook” & “A Guide to HVCBA”.
      • Contact our office and book in for your Driver Training & Assessment, a deposit is required at the time of booking. 


      • The guide to heavy vehicle competency based assessment guide book (Issued by Service NSW) and a heavy vehicle competency based assessment learner logbook (issued by Service NSW)
      • The Guide outlines the requirements to pass the assessments as well as the tasks you need to perform to complete each criteria.
      • A Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Learner’s Log Book.
      • The logbook is the official record of your progress.
      • Either pass an RMS driving test or undertake HVCBA. (See Accredited training & Non Accredited training below)
      • Course Prices/times do NOT Guarantee a Licence.


      OPTION 1

      A Heavy Vehicle Licence upgrade in conjunction with a Nationally Recognised Qualification obtained from this course will be achieved by:

      • A non-refundable Enrolment Fee
      • Obtaining a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI)
      • To upgrade your licence complete the following
      • Additional Summative Theory Assessment
      • The issuing of a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
      • Your Qualification recorded against your USI with Unique Student Identifier Registry


      OPTION 2

      A Heavy Vehicle Licence upgrade without a Nationally Recognised Qualification obtained from this course will be achieved by the RTO:

      • Completing the required VICROADS/RMS paperwork and course content (see below) to upgrade your Licence


      • If at a later date you require the Qualification offered in Option 1 it will be at an additional cost based on the current costing at the time of application and additional course time.

Your choice :
  • Eaton Ultrashift (Automatic) gearbox 1 or 2 days (Depending on experience)

  • Timelines quoted above are a guide only.
  • Hourly training is also available upon request

Course Content:

  • Theory & Practical


  • Road Law General
  • Driving Tips
  • Theory Test


  • Pre-operational checks
  • Coupling/Uncoupling
  • 90-degree turns
  • Reversing
  • Observation
  • Braking distance
  • Following distance
  • Turns
  • Highway driving
  • Intersections/Roundabouts
  • Lane Management
  • Gear Selection
  • System of vehicle control
  • Maintaining safe speed/safe gap
  • Correct use of accessories
  • Cabin Inspection
  • Load Restraint


  • Theory Test (if applicable)
  • Drive Assessment
  • Skills Assessment (Reverse Test, Cabin Inspection, Vehicle Inspection & Load

RMS Requirements

  • Participants must either hold a current HR licence and have held that licence for a minimum of twelve months, or
  • Participants must hold a current HC licence.
  • Be proficient in the use of a manual transmission.
  • Participants must have completed the MC knowledge test and obtained a CBA learner logbook and guidebook.
  • Participants must pass a medical examination.
  • The CBA guidebook must have been read before starting the course.
  • Applicants holding a class HR licence are required to pass a class HC licence assessment before undertaking MC training.
  • A person who holds a provisional P1 or P2 licence is not eligible for a MC licence.

Upgrading from a P2 Licence

Provisional P2 licence holders (who also hold a Class LR, MR or HR heavy vehicle licence) will remain a provisional licence holder until they have held the P2 licence for a minimum of 2 years and pass a Driver Qualification Test. There is no variation to this rule and an unrestricted licence will not be issued until the applicant complies with the requirements of the Graduated Licensing Scheme.


This is a NSW RMS approved licence course. Drivers will be trained and assessed against the RMS competency standards by our RMS accredited assessors. After the required standard of competency has been achieved the RMS will issue the appropriate licence.


  • 50% deposit is required upon booking. However, the balance is to be paid before the course has been completed (Unless alternate arrangements have been made).
  • RMS Licence upgrade fees are not included.
  • Any extra time will be charged at a rate of $210 per hour weekdays and $210 per hour weekends, however, most trainees complete their training and assessment.

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