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Upgrade from C to HR Licence

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.

Heavy Rigid Truck Licence:

At Highway truck driving school Pty Ltd, we offer truck training of high standards. We make sure our learners can understand the fundamentals of handling a heavy rigid vehicle safely. In our one on one cheapest HR licence training in Sydney, we cover several aspects of safe truck driving to develop essential skills. Our learning modules include safe operation of heavy vehicles as well as encompasses defensive driving techniques.

What To Expect From Our Courses:

Our HR truck licence training involves both the theoretical as well as practical criteria required under HVCBA. We also do a final competency assessment to ensure how much prepared you are. Generally, it takes one day to complete the courses, which may increase if the learner needs more time to work. At Highway truck driving school Pty Ltd, we make sure all our students are equipped with the necessary skills to pass the assessment at first attempt.

Under HVCBA, the learners are assessed against certain criteria that relates to how safely the he or she is handling heavy vehicles. However, we make sure the assessor is accredited by RMS and can deliver you the required training for safe driving.

We record all the progress in a logbook that shows your progress in skill development and it is important to upgrade your licence. We recommend to keep your logbook with you until you pass the final assessment.

As soon as you complete your competency assessment at Highway Truck Driving School. You can go straight to RMS centre to upgrade your licence.

Eligibility Requirements

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 to drive 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.
Highway truck driving school

Course Contents

  1. Pre-operational Check
  2. Cabin Drills
  3. Start, move off , shut down and secure vehicle
  4. Manage Steering
  5. Manages Gears
  6. Manages Accelerator
  7. Create and Maintain Crass Avoidance Space
  8. Protect Crash Avoidance Space
  9. Road Rules and Directions
  10. Reversing
  11. Hill Stop/ Start
  12. Load Securing
  13. Final Competency Based Assessment

Course Fees

HR course includes:

  • Training
  • Assessment

HR automatic/ synchromesh gear box on special offer is $1000


HR manual gear box (road ranger) is $1,500.00 for 1 day course; or $2,000.00 for 2 days course.

*50% deposit required upon booking and balance before the start of course
* Fees are subject to change without notice
* Cancellation and Refund Policy

RMS accredited, 7 Days a week Training & Assessment


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