Frequently asked questions
Truck Driving HR, HC and MC.
Do I need to get my learner’s permit before I do truck lessons?
No. As we are a registered training organization working in partnership with the Department of Transport you are able to do your truck driving training and assessment through us without a learners permit.
How many HR lessons will I need?
The number of lessons you will need will depend on which vehicle you plan to conduct your licence in.
Expected number of lessons (on average)
Heavy Rigid Syncromesh Manual (Restricted to auto and syncromesh) – 4 to 5 Lessons are normally required to enable you to pass the practical assessment.
Heavy Rigid Road Ranger Manual (Unrestricted Licence) – 6 to 7 Lessons are normally required to enable you to pass the practical assessment.
What is the difference between a Syncromesh gearbox and a Road Ranger gearbox?
Syncromesh is a style of manual gearbox similar to driving a manual car (or single clutch movement) using an eight speed gearbox. Obtaining your HR licence in a Syncromesh gearbox will result in a Restricted HR Licence. (Restricted to auto and synchromesh)
Road Ranger is a style of manual gearbox that requires gears to be changed using a double de-clutching method in a 18 speed gearbox. Obtaining your HR licence in a Road Ranger gearbox will result in an Unrestricted HR Licence.
What is the highest licence I can upgrade to?
For Heavy Rigid (HR) class you will need to have held a C class Car Licence for a minimum of two years.
For Heavy Combination (HC) class you will need to have held a MR or HR licence for a minimum of one year.
For Multi Combination (MC) class you will need to have held a HR or HC licence for a minimum of one year.
What gearbox does the MC course use?
MC cources are available in auto and road-ranger gearbox but if you hold an unrestricted HR or HC you will obtain an unrestricted MC however if you have a restricted HR or HC you will obtain the MC with the same restriction if you choose the auto gearbox.
What do I need to know for the forklift course?
We are a WorkSafe accredited training organization and offer a two day forklift course. TLILIC2001 is a unit of competency and is delivered via a combination of structured course content, a theory assessment, calculations assessment and a practical driving assessment at our depot in Busselton or on site at arranged workplaces for group bookings. Our trainer is an Appointed High Risk Work Assessor who is authorized through WorkSafe WA to assess in accordance with a Mandated National Assessment Instrument.
Once you are deemed competent you will be eligible to apply to WorkSafe WA for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work, classification LF.
To be eligible to complete the course, you must
Be 18 years of age or older
Have fluent English, literacy and numeracy skills at a level sufficient to read write and interpret workplace documentation
Be able to provide two forms of identification (one with a photo)
Provide two (2) passport sized photos
Allow 7 days prior to the course to study the training package
Students need to be wearing fully enclosed and appropriate footwear such as safety boots to complete the course
Other required PPE will be supplied for use during the course.
Making a booking for a Forklift Course.
To make a booking for one of our forklift courses, please contact 9752 4255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon booking in for a course you will receive a course booklet for pre-reading before the course. To confirm your place on the course, payment in full is required.
All lessons must now be pre-paid through our online booking system.
Cancellations or rescheduling of lessons are to be managed by the student through the booking portal. A fee may be applicable.
All lessons require a deposit to be paid upon within 48 hours of making the booking.
Cancellation fees apply with less than two working days notice.
All bookings that remain unpaid after this time will be cancelled and open to other bookings.
You need to know your road rules use the online quizzes to confirm your knowledge of W.A. road rules
Our office is open from 8.30am till 4.30pm Mon to Fri for all your enquires.
Our training is conducted from 7am till 5pm Mon to Fri
Where can I do the training
HR as required
HC as required
MC as required
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