The 8 Steps To Become A Truck Driver
Process of obtaining a heavy vehicle licence in Victoria
Aligning to the requirement of VicRoads, to obtain a heavy vehicle licence you need to follow the next 7 steps
To be eligible you need to hold a Victorian car driver’s license for a minimum period of 12 months (Light or Medium Rigid licence) or 24 months (Heavy Rigid).
If you are on medication or with a Medical Condition may require a medical Clearance from VicRoads before attending heavy vehicle training course.
Book in your Heavy Vehicle license course with an accredited provider.
Visit tdt.edu.au or call 1800 350 320
Before attending your licence course, read the latest edition of The Victorian Bus and Truck Drivers’ Handbook and complete the knowledge test
Once enrolled, candidates to complete a formal training course. Successful validation of skills enables candidates to sit practical assessments.
The assessments that you need to sit and pass include:
- Knowledge test
- Eyesight test
- on-road heavy vehicle driving assessment (Drive Test)
- off-road heavy vehicle skill assessment (Reverse Test)
Upon successful completion candidates will be given a certificate of competence for the updated licence category
Within 12 months of issue date of the certificate of competence, you are required to visit a VicRoads Customer Service Centre to endorse your heavy vehicle licence (fees apply). Finally, you would receive your endorsed driver’s licence and now take the first step on becoming a truck driver! You cannot legally operate a heavy vehicle until your licence has been endorsed.
All training and assessment conducted onsite by TDT Training Australia
Book Your Truck Licence Course with TDT and become a truck driver!
We offer all kinds of categories of Truck licences from Light Rigid up to Multi-combination.
If you are interested, please contact 1800350320 or send enquires through [email protected]