HC Licence (Heavy Combination Licence)

HC Licence NSW

hc licence

ALLTRUCK DRIVER TRAINING is recognised by Transport for NSW as a provider of heavy vehicle training and assessments for drivers wishing to obtain heavy vehicle driver licences.

Licence Information

An HC Licence (Heavy Combination Licence) is a legal requirement for anyone who wishes to operate an articulated vehicle with three axles or more.  This licence allows drivers to drive any prime mover with a single semi-trailer, or heavy vehicle plus a single trailer greater than 9 tonnes GVM. Automatic/synchromesh and Unrestricted/Constant Mesh gearbox endorsements available


Applicants now have access to our Online Preparation Course. The course is optional and will help applicants prepare for Training and Assessment.

Government Funding Available

Find out more here or call 1300521289

Pre-requisites to Get HC Licence

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

  • Have held a Class MR or HR licence for a least one year. P2 licence holders cannot upgrade to this class.
  • Pass an eyesight test
  • Pass the HC knowledge test
  • Complete the TfNSW Combination knowledge test and obtain a Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA) learners logbook and guidebook

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 HC licence receive up to 9 or 10 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 TfNSW requirements for Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA)

Locations available

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.