Mildura(03) 5023 8581

Bendigo(03) 5442 7011

Light Rigid Licence

Course Outline

This accredited VicRoads course is designed for drivers seeking to upgrade their licence to obtain a Light Rigid Vehicle Licence. A Light Rigid vehicle is described as any rigid vehicle, including truck or bus, greater than 4.5 tonnes GVM or seating more than 12 adults including the driver.


1 Day


Mildura & Bendigo


Program is conducted over 1 day

Training consists of theory training and Secure Cargo assessment, followed by on & off road training. Once deemed satisfactory the VicRoads Licence assessment will be conducted as per VicRoads regulations.

Trainer / Student Ratio

1:1 (maximum)

TLIC2002 Drive Light Rigid Vehicle
TLILIC2014 Licence to Drive a Light Rigid 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 12 months.
  • Provide primary and secondary proof of identification prior to course commencement.
  • 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

Participant must provide a Light Rigid Vehicle conforming to Vic Roads licence testing requirement. This checklist can be obtained from the Aust-Link office.


  • Road Law
  • Off Road Training
  • Load Restraint
  • 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
  • LR licence testing

Please note training is for a minimum of 2 Days, which consists of training and assessment. If further training is required additional arrangements must be made with Aust-Link staff. 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