Heavy Rigid Vehicle - Dump Truck Driver Training
Heavy Rigid is classed
Any rigid vehicle with three 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
This licence is your first step in getting a position in
the lucrative mining industry. Upgrading to a Heavy
Rigid (HR) licence from a normal car licence is the
biggest upgrade step any person is allowed to take.
Driving a Heavy Rigid vehicle is very different to
driving car. The size of the vehicle can affect your
road position perspective, turning lines and
manoeuvring. Driving a Road ranger (crash) gearbox for
the first time also can also be challenging but once it
is mastered you will have an unrestricted class HR
Designed for drivers who
wish to develop the necessary skills, knowledge and
attitude to obtain Heavy Rigid Driver's Licence. Drivers
are trained and assessed against the RTA Competency
Standards by RTA accredited assessors. After a required
standard of competency has been achieved RTA will issue
the appropriate licence.
Elite Heavy Vehicle
Driving School will train the applicant to have the
necessary skills required to undertake a competency
conducted by one of our NSW RTA endorsed qualified
Read the NSW RTA heavy vehicle drivers handbook.
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We also recommend that you take
6 practice driver knowledge tests on the NSW RTA website.
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Sit the NSW
RTA driver knowledge test for HR license
logbook pack ( required for competency based assessment)
Closed in footwear ( Safety Boots Preferred )
Fluro safety shirt if possible ( If not vest supplied)
RTA Log Books
Current NSW driving License
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