Gain the skills to obtain a Multi Combination (MC) vehicle licence. You'll learn how to safely operate and manage a multi combination vehicle in a variety of road conditions and hazardous situations, meeting Transport for NSW standards.
During this course you'll learn to:
Execute basic driving techniques
Operate multi combination vehicles
Couple and uncouple trailers
Safely restrain loads
Monitor traffic and road conditions
Manage hazardous situations
You'll leave this course with:
A Certificate of Competency
The skills to handle a multi combination vehicle safely
Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects
Gain the skills required for licensing and certification purposes
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Previously held a Heavy Rigid (HR) or Heavy Combination (HC) licence for at least 1 year, as evidenced by a copy of your licence or documentary proof
Completed a Heavy Vehicle Knowledge Test at Service NSW, as evidenced by a copy of your result
Completed an eyesight test at Service NSW, as evidenced by a copy of your result
A medical report form from Service NSW, completed by your doctor
To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:
The ability to drive a manual car and the coordination skills to use a clutch and gear stick
Some experience in driving with trailers
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: general delivery driver and interstate transport driver.
Once you pass your Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA), the assessor will submit your results to Transport for NSW. You can then attend a service centre in person to upgrade or obtain your new heavy vehicle licence. When you attend a service centre you'll need to: - Complete the Licence Application form - Provide acceptable proof of identity - Pay the licence fee For more information see guide to Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment
Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.
Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
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