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Heavy Combination Licence Course

What is a heavy combination vehicle? 

A prime mover that is attached to a single semi-trailer that has a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of more than nine tonnes, plus any unladen converter dolly. A rigid motor vehicle attached to a trailer with a GVM of more than nine tonnes plus any unladen converter dolly.

RTO Number: 103554

Duration: Two days

Mode of delivery: Face to face

Vehicle type:

  • Non-Synchromesh
  • Automatic


Two Day Course

  • Linfox employees – $1350
  • External participants – $1500

*One on-road retest allowed at an agreed nominated time at no extra charge.

VicRoads Licence Fee 

  • Fee payable to VicRoads only for the variation of Driver Licence – $33.90*

*Participants who successfully complete this course are required to make payment on their last day to receive their interim licence. Therefore, participants are required to bring along a credit/debit card (Visa or Mastercard only).

Course description:

This course provides theory and practical training to learn skills and techniques to safely drive a heavy combination vehicle, including vehicle handling skills, load restraint and on-road training in everyday driving conditions.

Course content:

  • Road law
  • Pre-drive check
  • Cabin check
  • Starting and stopping sequence
  • Demonstration drive
  • City and highway driving
  • Defensive driving
  • Turning and handling
  • Reversing
  • System of vehicle control
  • Trailer coupling and uncoupling
  • Articulated vehicle roadcraft
  • Park or trailer brake start
  • Load security

Statement of attainment:

Participants have the option for further training, that is Nationally Recognised, enabling additional knowledge and skills. Those who successfully complete the additional training and assessment will gain further knowledge and skills about operating a heavy combination vehicle and receive a statement of attainment in TLILIC3017 Licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle.


  • Must have held an Australian medium rigid or heavy rigid licence for at least 12 months
  • Meet the medical requirements under the Assessing Fitness to Drive (AFTD) Guidelines


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Course Location

15-23 Link Way,
Laverton North,
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