Mildura(03) 5023 8581

Bendigo(03) 5442 7011

Heavy Rigid Licence - 3 Day

Course Outline

This accredited VicRoads course is designed for drivers seeking to upgrade their licence to obtain a Heavy Rigid Vehicle Licence. A Heavy Rigid vehicle is described as a vehicle with 3 or more axles, including truck or bus, greater than 8 tonnes GVM.


*** Course duration and costs do not at any time guarantee that the "On-road" Licence assessment will occur. Students MUST firstly meet all competency requirements, if not, training will continue for the duration of the course and the assessment will be scheduled at an alternate time and additional costs will apply. ***


3 Days


Mildura & Bendigo


Program runs over 3 days

Day 1 consists of theory training and Secure Cargo assessment

Day 2 consists of on & off-road practical training/assessment

Day 3 consists of continued practical training, followed by the commencement of the VicRoads licence assessment.

Trainer / Student Ratio

1:1 (maximum)

TLIC2049 Operate Heavy Vehicle on Unsealed Roads
TLIB0002 Carry Out Vehicle Inspection
TLIC2002 Drive Light Rigid Vehicle
TLIC3003 Drive Medium Rigid Vehicle
TLIC3004 Drive Heavy Rigid Vehicle
TLILIC2016 Licence to Drive Heavy Rigid Vehicle
TLIC1051 Operate Commercial Vehicle
Part of
TLI31222 Certificate III in Driving Operations

Participants must:

  • Hold a current Victorian Motor Car Licence.
  • Have held their car licence for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Provide primary and secondary proof of identification prior to course
  • Eyesight test conducted by Aust-Link.
  • Must notify staff of any medical conditions/medication taken.
  • Purchase and be familiar with the Vic
  • Roads Bus and Truck Driver handbook.
  • Be able to drive a car fitted with a manual transmission.


  • Road Law
  • Off-Road Training
  • Pre Operational Checks/cabin checks
  • Observations
  • Starting/stopping sequence
  • City/Highway driving
  • Turning and handling
  • 90 degree turns
  • Reversing
  • Systems of vehicle control/braking distances
  • Lane management/following distances
  • Maintaining safe speed/safe group
  • VicRoads Heavy Rigid licence testing

Aust-Link will issue a Statement of Attainment to successful participant on completion of this course.

  • Walnut Ave, Mildura, 3500
  • (03)5023 8581
  • 52-58 Hattam St Golden Square, 3555
  • (03) 5442 7011
Nationally Recognised Training

Aust-Link PTY LTD (RTO 3569)

This training may be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government subsidised funding for eligible applicants.
Please note: Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Course Fees are to be paid in full at the time of booking to secure a position in the course.
Bookings cancellation and refunds, refer to Aust-Link refund policy