A Heavy Rigid (HR) licence is required for any rigid vehicle with three axles or more and with a GVM greater than 8 tonnes.
A Heavy Rigid (HR) licence is generally required for the following driving roles:
Armstrongs' heavy rigid (non-synchromesh) course has been custom designed to develop vital driving skills and knowledge necessary to successfully gain your heavy rigid (non-synchromesh) licence.
The course consists of the following components:
Course fees cover both the optional Pre-drive theory session and driver training. Terms and conditions apply.
*Students have the choice of completing the Pre-Drive Licence Component either (i) as part of their course or (ii) in addition to their course. Students with language, literacy, or numeracy concerns are advised to attend a Pre-Drive session in addition to their driving course. Pre-Drive sessions are delivered face-to-face by a qualified heavy vehicle trainer and are 4 hours in length during which students will guided through the relevant information in preparation for their theory test and undergo off-road training and assessment. For those students who wish to complete their Pre-Drive Licence Component within their course, the amount of behind-the-wheel training that a student ordinarily receives will be reduced by that amount of time that an individual student requires to successfully complete the Pre-Drive Licence Component.
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:
Upon successful completion of the course students will attain the following units of competence:
All courses come with:
Depending on the course type you choose, you’ll also get:
*Where a student requires a third retest or more, the third retest and any subsequent retest will be charged at $250.00 per retest.
By booking a heavy vehicle license training course you are acknowledging acceptance of Armstrongs heavy vehicle terms and conditions of sale.
Armstrongs offer a range of weekday and weekend courses. Depending on the amount of behind-the-wheel training you want, students can choose from the following course options.
*A course is considered to be a weekend course if all, or any part thereof, of the course takes place on a Saturday. Where a student's course takes place over successive Saturdays, or a series of Saturdays, students will be charged a weekend course fee amount plus an additional $50.00 for every additional Saturday the student's course is scheduled. Weekend course fees will also be charged if all, or any part thereof, of the course takes place on a Victorian Public Holiday.