This training program is designed for people who wish to attain a “Heavy Rigid” Drivers licence. People seek this licence to upgrade their skills from a MR Licence, or as part of a job role as a delivery driver, courier, bus driver or other commercial role.
Heavy Rigid vehicles are trucks that has three or more axles and a Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) over 8 tonnes. These vehicles, can be Buses, heavy rigid tray trucks, heavy tip trucks and Semi-Trailer “Prime Movers (when without trailer).
A Heavy Rigid 'Class HR' covers a rigid vehicle with 3 or more axles and a GVM of more than 8 tonnes. Any towed trailer must not weigh more than 9 tonnes GVM. Also includes articulated buses and vehicles in class 'MR'.
Heavy Rigid vehicles are also commonly equipped with two different types of gearboxes, these are:
We can teach you either:
Should you select the Automatic Gearbox option, you will receive a Class B licence endorsement which will only allow you to drive vehicles fitted with Automatic or Synchromesh gearboxes
Manual/ Constant Mesh Gearbox option, you will receive an Unrestricted licence
To enter into this course, you will need to:
During the course you will learn to:
The assessment process consists of:
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