LICENCES

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LR – Light Rigid

 

LR vehicles include:

 

  • Small trucks with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) up to 8 tonnes. Any towed trailer must not weigh more than nine tonnes GVM

  • Buses that seat more than 12 adults including the driver and a GVM up to 8 tonnes

 

To apply for an LR licence, you must:

 

  • Have held a class C licence, (except a learner licence) or equivalent for one year or more. Any time you’ve spent on a P1 licence counts, but you can’t practice driving an LR vehicle, or upgrade to an LR licence until you hold a P2 or full class C licence

  • Pass the LR knowledge test

  • Pass an eyesight test

  • Successfully complete HVCBA, or pass a Roads and Maritime driving test

 

MR – Medium Rigid

 

MR vehicles include:

 

  • Trucks and buses with a GVM more than eight tonnes and two axles

  • Any towed trailer must not weigh more than nine tonnes GVM.

 

To apply for an MR licence, you must:

 

  • Have held a class C licence, (except a learner licence) or equivalent for one year or more. Any time you’ve spent on a P1 licence counts, but you can’t practice driving an MR vehicle, or upgrade to an MR licence until you hold a P2 or full class C licence

  • Pass the MR knowledge test

  • Pass an eyesight test

  • Successfully complete HVCBA or pass a Roads and Maritime driving test.

 

HR – Heavy Rigid

 

HR vehicles include:

 

  • Trucks and buses with a GVM more than eight tonnes, and three or more axles

  • Any towed trailer must not weigh more than nine tonnes GVM

  • Bendy buses. Even though these vehicles are articulated, they’re treated as rigid vehicles.

 

To apply for an HR licence, you must:

 

  • Have held a class C licence, (except a learner licence) or equivalent for two years or more. Any time you’ve spent on a P1 licence counts, but you can’t practice driving an HR vehicle, or upgrade to an HR licence until you hold a P2 or full class C licence

  • Pass the HR knowledge test

  • Pass an eyesight test

  • Successfully complete HVCBA or pass a Roads and Maritime driving test.

 

 

HC – Heavy Combination

 

HC vehicles include:

 

  • Articulated vehicles with three or more axles

  • Heavy rigid vehicle trailer combinations including unladen dolly, with three or more axles

  • Any towed trailer with a GVM more than nine tonnes.

 

To apply for an HC licence, you must:

 

  • Have held a class MR or HR licence or equivalent for one year or more. Any time you’ve spent on a P2 MR or HR licence counts, but you can’t practice driving an HC vehicle, or upgrade to an HC licence until you hold a full class MR or HR licence

  • Pass the HC knowledge test

  • Pass an eyesight test

  • Successfully complete HVCBA or pass a Roads and Maritime driving test.

 

MC – Multi Combination

 

MC vehicles include:

 

  • B-doubles

  • Prime mover, low loader dolly and low loader trailer combinations

  • Road trains.

 

To apply for an MC licence, you must:

 

  • Have held a Class HR or HC licence or equivalent for at least one year. Any time you’ve spent on a P2 HR licence counts, but you can’t practice driving an MC vehicle, or upgrade to an MC licence until you hold a full class HR or HC licence

  • Pass an MC knowledge test

  • Pass an eyesight test

  • Successfully complete HVCBA. If you hold an HR licence, you’ll need to pass an HC assessment before you can start MC training

  • Pass a medical examination.

 

LF – Forklift Licence

 

When choosing Forklift Training, it is important for you to pick the right one for the skills you require. For example, our Forklift Training course will give you an LF forklift licence (counterbalance forklift), which will enable you to drive any forklift (with the exception of an order picker forklift).

 

Legislation requires Forklift refresher training every five (5) years.

 

This course covers the operation of a powered industrial truck equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other attachment.

 

This Forklift course requires the operator to be able plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after the completion of operations.

 

This Forklift Training course is suited to all operators working in:

 

  • Warehouse

  • Transport

  • Construction

  • Events

 

Students will need to bring:

 

  • Evidence of Identity (Click here to find out which documents are suitable)

  • Pen and paper to make notes and complete assessment activities

  • Comfortable clothing for practical activities which include operating a forklift

  • Closed shoes must be worn, preferably work boots

 

There are 3 components to this Forklift Training:

 

  • Theory training in the classroom

  • Practical training operating a forklift

  • Assessment for both knowledge and skills

 

The Forklift Training Course is delivered over 2.5 days of training and assessment.

 

Car Licence

 

AA Plus Driver Training can help you get your car license in both manual and automatic cars with 5 Star ANCAP safety rating as standard.

 

AA Plus Driver Training covers the Lower Blue Mountains / Penrith / Blacktown / Hawkesbury Regions. Please feel free to give us a call to book a lesson or two, multi-lesson packages are available.

 

Lessons can be:

 

  • 1 Hour lesson

  • 1 1/2 Hour lesson

  • 2 Hour lesson

  • 3 Hour lesson

 

$60 per hour, please call us to discuss discounts for purchasing multi-lesson packages.

 

We also have pre-test packages that offers an hour in the car before the driving test to get you comfortable and the car for use in the driving test with the RMS examiner. The test day can be nerve racking at the best of times and by using our services with can take away some of the nerves so that you can concentrate on the important things.

 

Our instructors are there when you leave for your driving test and are there when you return from the test.

We can also assist in booking the Driving Test and make sure that the learner logbook is completed correctly with the required number of day time and night time hours.

 

At least 120 hours to be recorded and we recommend that once these hours have been completed that the learner logbook is still filled in each time a lesson is conducted. The requirements for the learner logbook is 100 hour minimum day time hours and a minimum 20 hours night time.

 

Just remember that for professional lesson our 1 hour equates to 3 logbook hours (maximum of 10 hours).

Service Areas

AA Plus Driving Training operates throughout Sydney and surrounds and services the following areas.

  • Blacktown

  • Parramatta

  • Penrith

  • Liverpool

  • Fairfield

  • Cumberland

  • Canterbury

  • Bankstown

  • Campbelltown

  • Blue Mountains

  • Central Coast

  • Wollongong

  • Newcastle

CONTACT US

Over the phone or online

(02) 9625 5477

Head Office & Training Centre

15 / 40 Sterling Road

MINCHINBURY NSW 2770

Postal Address

PO Box 1260

STANHOPE GARDENS NSW 2768

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