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Licence – Heavy Rigid

Course Details

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Course Location

Hallam, Bendigo, Sale, Sunshine, Ballarat

Unit of Competency

TLILIC2016 – Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle

Entry Requirements

Drivers participating in this course must have held a Victorian Car Licence for a minimum period of 24 months.


Student/Instructor Ratio 1:1


Course Content

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    Theory & Practical


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Heavy Rigid Vehicle:

A Heavy Rigid Vehicle is a vehicle 8 tones GVM and above, with 3 or more axles, including truck & bus.

Heavy Rigid (HR) Truck Licence Course in Melbourne

Sign up for a Heavy Rigid driving course with TDT Australia to obtain your HR Licence from VicRoads. Our training program includes lessons designed to increase your skills and knowledge in driving heavy rigid vehicles such as trucks and buses. At TDT Australia, we are dedicated to helping you develop the skills and qualifications to be a successful career in transport.

Whether you’re looking to drive non-synchromesh or automatic trucks in your future jobs, rest assured that we can help you achieve your goals.

Explore our available courses and choose from our business diploma programs, short courses, licenced courses, or other short courses. Alternatively, you can contact our friendly team to learn more about course details such as overall costs, start dates, and course durations.


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 Heavy Rigid.


Your choice of non-synchromesh (18 speed Road Ranger) over an 8, 12 or 13 hour course (Depending on experience) or an 8 speed synchromesh gearbox over 5, 6 or 8 hours (Depending on experience)* Hourly training is also available upon request.

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Special Conditions

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.

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Price Details

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Heavy Rigid

Synchro / Auto

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Extreme Novice


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Heavy Rigid

Non Synchro

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Industry Experienced




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Heavy Vehicle Retest

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KT4 Retest


Load Restraint Retest


Pre-operational Retest


Cabin Retest


(On Road) Drive Retest


(Off Road) One Reverse Retest


(Off Road) Both Reverse Retest


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Other Charges

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Weekend Fee (Applied per person, per day)


Re-issue Certificate / SOA


Truck Handbook


Endorsement fee (payable at TDT Training or VicRoads) $60.00*
*A card payment fee applies when using VISA or Mastercard.


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Hourly Training (Minimum 3 hrs for weekdays, Minimum 4 hrs for weekends)

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Heavy Vehicle (MR, HR, HC & MC) per hour


Assessment Fee (this can only be offered in conjunction with training)