This unit 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.
Types of heavy rigid vehicles include:
– Any rigid vehicle with three or more axles, including bus or truck, greater than 8 tonnes GVM.
– Heavy Rigid licence holders may tow a single trailer (other than a semi trailer) that has a GVM not greater than 9 tonnes.
The Heavy Rigid licence assessment is conducted under Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA) guidelines on a one on one basis. The Training and Assessment given in this situation will allow you to develop your knowledge and skills of driving a Heavy Rigid Vehicle and eventually gain a Heavy Rigid Licence. The training is customised to suit the requirements and needs of the client.