Course code: 800-000261

    TAFE Statement in Licence to Drive a Medium Rigid (MR) Vehicle Assessment

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Gain the skills to obtain a Medium Rigid (MR) licence. You'll learn how to safely operate and manage a medium rigid vehicle in a variety of road conditions and hazardous situations, meeting Transport for NSW standards.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    During this course you'll learn to:

    • Execute basic driving techniques

    • Operate medium rigid vehicles

    • Safely restrain loads

    • Monitor traffic and road conditions

    • Manage hazardous situations

    Course outcomes

    You'll leave this course with:

    • A Certificate of Competency

    • The skills to handle a medium rigid vehicle safely

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Professional Development

    Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

    Industry Requirements

    Gain the skills required for licensing and certification purposes

    Entry requirements

    Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • Previously held a class C licence (except a learner licence) or equivalent for 1 year or more, 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

    Entry recommendations

    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 driving trucks and buses

    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.

    PathwaysWhere can this course take you?

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: general delivery driver and local or 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

    Study options

    Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

    Your experience counts

    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.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    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.

    • Licence to Drive a Medium Rigid Vehicle Assessment800000261A

    TAFE NSW ServicesFacilities and support

    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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