Medium Rigid (MR) Truck Licence Training – Melbourne, VIC
Sign up with TDT Training to complete your Medium Rigid Truck Licence training. With an in-depth introduction to theory and practical skills and knowledge, our training will prepare you for VicRoads testing requirements. We can help you achieve successful results to obtain your licence.
Browse our available courses for an extensive selection of training programs in various disciplines. Ranging from forklift to truck driving, our courses are designed to improve your manual driving techniques and other complex skills on the road. Don’t hesitate to contact us to find out more about details such as starting dates and overall costs.
Unit of Competency:
Medium Rigid Vehicle:
A Medium Rigid vehicle is any 2 axle rigid vehicle, including truck & bus, greater than 8 tones GVM.
This course is designed to train drivers to a competent standard in both theory and practical, which will enable them to pass the relevant VicRoads testing criteria for theory, skills and practical driving in the category of Medium Rigid Licence.
Drivers participating in this course must have held a Victorian Car Licence for a minimum period of 12 months.
From 8 hours (Depending on Experience).
Theory, Road law and General Driving Tips to prepare for the MR Assessment
Road Law General Driving tips VicRoads theory test
- Pre operational checks
- 90 degree turns
- Braking distance
- Following distance
- Highway driving
- Lane management
- Gear selection
- System of vehicle control
- Maintaining safe speed/safe gap
- Correct use of accessories
- Load Restraint
- Cabin Inspection
Resources: Hino, 6 Speed Synchromesh gearbox
- Theory Test
- Drive Assessment
- Skills Assessment (Reverse Test, Cabin Inspection, Vehicle Inspection & Load Restraint)
Ratio: Student/Instructor Ratio 1:1
- Applicants on Prescribed Medication or with a Medical Condition may require a medical clearance from VicRoads prior to commencement.
- Applicants with an Overseas Licence must have written approval from VicRoads stating licence category eligible.
- Clearance from VicRoads may be required before any Training or Assessment may commence.
* VicRoads criteria will not allow training on international licences (except NZ). Course Prices/times do NOT Guarantee a Licence.
Course duration/costs do not guarantee students will sit the on road licence test. To be eligible to test, students MUST first meet VicRoads criteria. If criteria are NOT met students will not be able to undergo the on road test and will continue to train for the duration of the course. Additional costs will apply if students book subsequent training and/or testing.
What are the prerequisites for MR licence training with TDT?
You need to have held a current Victorian car licence for at least 12 months before you can enrol in the medium rigid licence training course.
What do I need to bring to MR licence training?
Bring your current Victorian driver’s licence and any other required identification documents. For the practical elements of the medium rigid truck licence course, you should wear comfortable clothing for driving, and closed-toe shoes.
What can I drive with an MR driver’s licence?
An MR driver’s licence in Victoria allows you to drive a rigid vehicle with 2 axles and a GVM of more than 8 tonnes. This includes trucks, buses, and other medium-sized commercial vehicles.
What kind of jobs can I get with an MR licence?
With an MR driver’s licence, you can work in a variety of sectors such as:
- Public Transport (private minibuses or shuttles)
- Courier and Delivery Services (food, freight and furniture delivery)
- Construction and Trades (medium-sized trucks for equipment/material transport)
- Emergency Services (certain specialised vehicles)
- Freight and Logistics
Does the Medium Rigid Licence training course cover automatic and manual vehicles?
Yes, at TDT we offer the training course using both manual and automatic vehicles. You can take the training course using either transmission. Contact the team at TDT Training today, if you have any questions about this aspect of the training.
Once I have completed training, how do I get my MR licence?
After completing your TDT medium rigid licence training course, you’ll need to pass a practical driving assessment administered by a certified assessor. Upon successful completion, you can apply for your MR licence through VicRoads by providing the necessary identification and documentation, along with the assessment paperwork and any applicable fees.
What is the difference between an HR and MR licence?
A Medium Rigid licence allows you to drive rigid vehicles with two axles, while a Heavy Rigid licence allows you to drive vehicles with three or more axles.
Why should I choose TDT Training to do my MR licence training course?
TDT Training is dedicated to delivering top-tier training courses, ensuring students develop into adept and secure operators rather than just passing examinations. As an Australian-owned and operated institution, our aim is to provide exceptional education and training that bridges skills gaps and unlocks pathways to employment for our students.
Throughout your training journey, we offer comprehensive support. Learn from our knowledgeable staff, all seasoned with real-world experience, while honing your skills on a selection of up-to-date, industry-standard vehicles. To learn more about our comprehensive array of training and testing programs for vehicles, don’t hesitate to reach out to our dedicated team today.
|Extreme Novice (8hrs) – One Day||$1,200.00|
|Heavy Vehicle Retest|
|(On Road) Drive Retest||$320.00|
|(Off Road) Reverse Retest||$160.00|
|Hourly Training (Minimum 2 hrs for weekdays, Minimum 4 hrs for weekends)|
|Heavy Vehicle (MR, HR, HC & MC) per hour||$160.00|
|Weekend Fee (Applied per person, per day)||15%|
|Verbal Theory Test||$110.00|
|Re-issue Certificate / SOA||$50.00|
|Endorsement fee (payable at TDT Training) $60.00*
*A card payment fee applies when using VISA or Mastercard.