Driver Training

Allied Commercial Training can offer training in our vehicles. Alternatively, we can train in your own vehicle as long as it meets the minimum requirements as set out by the Government of South Australia.

Please click on one of the links below to gain information regarding the class of licence you require and the estimated number of hours to complete driver training.

Licence Types

Course Pricing

If you need information on pricing or to submit a quote request;


Multi Combination (MC)

To upgrade to class MC you must have held either a class HR or HC for at least 12 months. If you are the holder of a HR or HC without a gearbox restriction (eg auto or synchro gearbox) you will be issued an unrestricted MC licence.

Vehicles typically covered by class MC include B-Doubles, Road Trains etc

Multi Combination (MC) Truck

Allied Commercial Training have found most applicants require approximately 12 hours training to achieve competency from class HC to MC and approximately 18 hours training to achieve competency from HR to MC.

All training is conducted using the South Australian Government Multi Combination CBT&A Trainee Guide.

Download PDF : TRAINEE GUIDE FOR THE MULTI-COMBINATION COURSE

Link to MyLicense.gov.au minimum requirements for this class.


Heavy Combination (HC)

To upgrade to class HC you must have held a class MR or HR driver's licence for at least 12 months. It is also possible to go straight from class CAR to HC via the TILE course or Farmers Exemption Permit (conditions apply, please contact us for details).

Heavy Combination Truck Licence (HC )

Vehicles typically covered by class HC include a prime mover pulling a single semi trailer and a heavy rigid truck and ‘dog’ trailer.

If you hold either a CAR or MR licence and wish to upgrade to an unrestricted HC licence, you will need to learn to drive with a manual “Roadranger” gearbox. We recommend consulting Youtube for an idea of how to use a “Roadranger" gearbox.

If you hold an unrestricted HR licence you can upgrade to a HC licence in an auto gearbox and still get an unrestricted HC licence.

Allied Commercial Training have found most applicants require approximately 20 hours training to achieve competency in class HC manual gearbox and approximately 12 hours to achieve competency in HC auto gearbox.

All training is conducted using the South Australian Government Heavy Rigid/Heavy Combination CBT&A Trainee Guide.

Download PDF TRAINEE GUIDE FOR HEAVY COMBINATION (HC)

Link to MyLicense.gov.au minimum requirements for this class


Heavy Rigid (HR)

To apply to upgrade to class HR you must have held a class C driver's licence for at least 24 months, or a class LR or MR driver's licence for at least 12 months.

Medium Rigid Truck Licence (MR)

Vehicles typically covered by class HR include 3 or more axle rigid trucks & buses. It is also the licence required to drive most machinery (tractors, earthmoving equipment, cranes) on public roads.

ACT have found most applicants require approximately 16 hours training to achieve competency in class HR manual gearbox and approximately 12 hours to achieve competency in HR auto gearbox.

To obtain an unrestricted HR licence, you must learn to drive a “roadranger” manual gearbox. We recommend consulting YouTube for an idea of how to use a “roadranger” gearbox.

All training is conducted using the South Australian Government Heavy Rigid/Heavy Combination CBT&A Trainee Guide.

Download PDF TRAINEE GUIDE FOR HEAVY RIGID (HR)

Link to MyLicense.gov.au minimum requirements for this class


Light Rigid (LR) and Medium Rigid (MR)

To apply to upgrade to class LR and MR you must have held a class C driver's licence for at least 12 months.

Light Rigid (LR) and Medium Rigid (MR) Driver Training Truck

Vehicles typically covered by class MR include 2 axle trucks or buses above 8,000kg GVM.

Vehicles typically covered by class LR include 2 axle trucks, buses, vans and motorhomes between 4,500kg GVM and 8000kg GVM

Allied Commercial Training have found most applicants require approximately 10 hours training to achieve competency in class LR or MR (manual gearbox).

All training is conducted using the South Australian Government Light Rigid/Medium Rigid CBT&A Trainee Guide.

Download PDF : TRAINEE GUIDE FOR LIGHT (LR) / MEDIUM RIGID VEHICLES (MR)

Link to MyLicense.gov.au minimum requirements for this class.


Course pricing

Please call or email us for specific pricing for your training requirements, We offer a fixed price for our Competency Based Training courses (subject to all training requirements being met in the allowed time), or if it would better suit, an hourly rate if you just need a couple of lessons.

To request a quote please fill in the form below;

 

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