Heavy Rigid (HR) Licence

Need an HR licence?

We are an RMS approved RTO and Sydney based provider of Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA)

Licence Information

A heavy rigid licence allows drivers to drive any rigid vehicle with 3 or more axles and tow a trailer with a GVM up to 9 tonnes (and within GCM limits). Also includes an articulated bus.  Automatic/synchromesh and Unrestricted/Constant Mesh gearbox endorsements available


To enrol in the Heavy Rigid (HR) licence training course, all participants must:

  • Have held a Class C, LR or MR licence (not a learner) for periods totalling at least two years.
  • Complete the Roads and Maritime Service Rigid knowledge test and obtain a Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA) learners guide and logbook

Course Content

Pre-operational Check
Cabin Drill
Start, move off, shut down and secure
Manages Steering
Manages Gears (NA Automatic transmission)
Manages Brakes
Manages Accelerator
Create & Maintain Crash Avoidance Space
Protect Crash Avoidance Space
Road Rules and Directions
Hill Stop/Start
Load Securing
Final competency assessment

Course Duration

Drivers upgrading to the HR licence receive up to 8 or 11 hours (depending on the applicants choice of licence restriction) of training and assessment time, for the initial course fee. If additional time is required for an applicant to reach a competent standard, a discounted rate will apply.

Course Assessment

Our training and assessment systems satisfy the RMS requirements for Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA)


Training starts at our Horsely Park premises (Near Eastern Creek and Wetherill Park).

Course fee

Call us on 1300 521 289 or email us anytime for our current fee schedule.