Heavy Combination Vehicle (HC)


Heavy Combination vehicle licence

Call Service NSW or Book Online for your Driver Knowledge Test for a Combination Vehicle. Pass the Driver Knowledge Test. Purchase the Learners Logbook and Guides from Service NSW

Call Ironbark Training to book your training and Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA)

Once you have passed your assessment, all you need to do is return to Service NSW to have your new photo licence processed.


Delivery Location(s)

Face-to-Face training will be conducted At Ironbark Training facilities. Specifically

15 Moorong St Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Course Duration

This program is completed over a 1-day period.

Course Description

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle. It includes systematically and efficiently controlling all vehicle functions, monitoring traffic and road conditions, managing vehicle condition and performance, coupling and uncoupling of trailer, and effectively managing hazardous situations.

A heavy combination vehicles includes:

  • a prime mover with a minimum of three axles and a semi-trailer with a minimum of two axles – vehicle must have a GCM rating of at least 24 tonnes or
  • a heavy rigid vehicle towing a trailer – trailer must have at least two axles and a GVM of 12 tonnes or more.

Assessment of this unit will be undertaken within a licensing examination conducted by, or under the authority of, the relevant state/territory driver licensing authority.

This unit applies to driving that is carried out in accordance with relevant state/territory driver licensing authority licence requirements and regulations for heavy combination vehicles.

Driving is performed with limited or minimum supervision, and with limited accountability and responsibility for self and others in achieving the prescribed outcomes.

Driving involves the application of routine vehicle driving principles and procedures to maintain safety and to operate a heavy combination vehicle across a variety of driving contexts.

The primary legislative requirements applicable to this unit of competency are state/territory legislation in relation to road use and driver licensing.

This unit addresses the knowledge and skills necessary for the granting of a Heavy Combination Driver Licence.

Being awarded this unit of competency is a necessary requirement to obtain a Heavy Combination Driver Licence but is only one of several criteria. Prospective licence applicants should check with the state/territory driver licensing authority for other criteria (such as licence tenure and medical fitness) to confirm other eligibility requirements before undertaking training and/or assessment.

Pre-requisites and Licensing / Regulatory Information

You must have held a class MR or HR licence or equivalent for one year or more.

If you currently have a Medical condition on your Licence, you need a medical certificate for the class of licence you are applying for.

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Price: $1900

Contact us: Call our friendly staff on 0269 219 184 to book in now!