This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a licence to drive a multi-combination vehicle. It includes systematically and efficiently controlling all vehicle functions, monitoring traffic and road conditions, managing vehicle condition and performance, coupling and uncoupling dollies, and effectively managing hazardous situations. Types of multi-combination vehicles include: - A heavy combination B-double rated vehicle at least 22 metres in length with more than one trailer, which has all pertinent documentation permits etc. or - A three axle prime mover with an A and B trailer each with bogie axles. 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 multi-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 multi-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 Multi-Combination Driver Licence. Being awarded this unit of competency is a necessary requirement to obtain a Multi-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.
- Participants must either hold a current HR licence and have held that licence for a minimum of twelve months, or - Participants must hold a current HC licence. - Be proficient in the use of a manual transmission. - Participants must have completed the MC knowledge test and obtained a CBA learner logbook and guide book. - Participants must pass a medical examination. - The CBA guide book must have been read before starting the course. - Applicants holding a class HR licence are required to pass a class HC licence assessment before undertaking MC training. - A person who holds a provisional P1 or P2 licence is not eligible for a MC licence.
Upgrading from a P2 Licence
Provisional P2 licence holders (who also hold a Class LR, MR or HR heavy vehicle licence) will remain a provisional licence holder until they have held the P2 licence for a minimum of 2 years and pass a Driver Qualification Test. There is no variation to this rule and an unrestricted licence will not be issued until the applicant complies with the requirements of the Graduated Licensing Scheme.
This is a NSW RMS approved licence course. Drivers will be trained and assessed against the RMS competency standards by our RMS accredited assessors. After the required standard of competency has been achieved the RMS will issue the appropriate licence.
- 50% deposit is required upon booking. However the balance is to be paid before the course has been completed (Unless alternate arrangements have been made).
- RMS Licence upgrade fees are not included. - Any extra time will be charged at a rate of $150 per hour for Light Rigid, Medium Rigid, Heavy Rigid, Heavy Combination & for Multi Combination its $175 per hour, however most trainees complete their training and assessment.
– 10% will be kept if a cancellation notice has not been received 48 hours before commencement of course date.