HR - Heavy Rigid Truck Licence

A Heavy Rigid (HR) Licence allows people to drive a motor vehicle (other than an articulated motor vehicle or a special purpose vehicle) with 3 or more axles and a GVM greater than 8 tonne. It also allows you to operate a motor vehicle included in 2 towing a single trailer (other than a semi trailer) with a GVM not greater than 9 tonne, subject to the combination mass limits fixed under the heave vehicle national law (South Australia).

HR - Heavy Rigid Truck Licence

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must have held a Class C (Car) Licence for at least 2 years, including “P” plates or held a LR/MR licence for 12 months.

Course Outline

- Training & Assessment via one of these methods: VORT & CBT&A
- VORT (Vehicle On Road Test)
VORT = Training lessons with a MDI (Motor Driving Instructor) and when ready attempt a VORT with a Authorised Examiner (Must be a different instructor to which you have trained with).
- CBT&A (Competency Based Training & Assessment)
CBT&A = Training & Assessment with a CBT&A Authorised Examiner (stay with same instructor the whole way) - sometimes this method is referred to as 'logbook' training.
- Approx 12-15 hours or extra time may be required depending on students current skills/gearbox of vehicle

How To Book

Contact our office on 8821 3340
Payment required at time of booking to secure dates & times

What To Bring/Wear

Current Drivers Licence
Enclosed comfortable shoes (eg. sneakers - not thongs or heavy steel cap boots)

Payment Options

Payments can be made:
- At our office
- Via EFT/bank transfer
- Credit card over the phone
- Add to cart on this website
- Afterpay: get what you want today, pay it in four instalments, always interest-free.
- Openpay: select a fortnightly payment plan between 2 to 6 months (customer limits apply)

Vehicles You can Drive With This Licence

If you hold a Heavy Rigid (HR) Licence you can drive vehicles with 3 axles such as:
- Concrete Delivery Trucks
- Rigid Tippers
- Tandem Water Trucks
- Large Busses and coachliners (passenger accreditation may also be required, contact Service SA . (ph:131084) for accreditation)
- Garbage Trucks
- Local and intersate Transport
- Large Fire Trucks

Cancellation/Rescheduling/Refund Policy

When a service is cancelled by Accustom a full refund of fees may apply, if this is the case participants will be notified of alternative opportunities.

Where a participant fails to attend without notifying Accustom at least 72 hours (3 full business days) prior to the service commencing, there may be no refund or the ability to re-schedule the service.

Management can offer a re-scheduling fee depending on the service and timeframe.

Accustom are unable to accept responsibility for changes to personal circumstances.

Some fees are non-refundable after payment, if resources have been provided (e.g. training kits posted/testing transaction fees).

Refunds for special circumstances are made at the discretion of Company Management.

Frequently Asked Questions

Download Ezyreg app, enter in registration details and check the GVM/GCM information and compare it to the MR231A Drivers Licence Classifications

Yes please check our pricing brochure for quoting in your own vehicle vs our provided vehicle but keep in mind if you have an auto you get restricted to driving auto only vs if you complete the licence in our manual vehicle you get an unrestricted licence upon successful completion.

No, you only receive competency after demonstrating the required training & assessment standards. Our package hours are guides only and our pricing guides include the prices per hour for if/when extra hours of training may be required.

No, If a heavy vehicle licence upgrade is completed in an Auto gearbox you cannot drive a manual(synchro) or road ranger (non-synchro) gearbox of that class. If you successfully complete a licence in a road ranger gearbox (non-synchro) HR you can drive all gearbox levels of HR, If you successfully complete a licence in a manual gearbox (synchro) HR you can drive manual & auto HR’s, If you successfully complete a licence in a auto gearbox (non-synchro) HR you can only drive an auto HR.






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