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TAFE Statement in HVAIS - Examiner - Heavy Vehicles

  • TAFE NSW code: 168-10206V01-19WLG-008

Location – Tamworth - 3 day course

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Part Time Day

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  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

This course is for trade qualified and licensed heavy vehicle mechanics who wish to become an Authorised Examiner under the Heavy Vehicle Authorised Inspection Scheme (HVAIS) administered by Roads and Maritime Services ( RMS ) of NSW. The course is open to heavy vehicle mechanics who are qualified and licensed and have a current APPROVAL FOR TRAINING letter issued by Roads and Maritime.

The HVAIS Examiner is authorised to conduct inspections and issue inspection reports on motor vehicles with a GVM exceeding 4.5 tonne, trailers with an Aggregate Trailer Mass (ATM) exceeding 4.5 tonne and with power-operated brakes, light trailers and caravans that have an ATM exceeding 2 tonne and buses. They issue inspection reports that are used for Heavy Vehicle Safety Checks, Identity Checks, Design Checks, Adjustment Of Records and Clearance of Defect Notices.

Successful completion of the course enables your authority as an Authorised Examiner under the Heavy Vehicle Authorised Inspection Scheme. The course is delivered in a classroom and workshop environment at a TAFE college near you and includes 24 hours of face to face instruction (3 x 8 hour days) addressing the requirements of the Authorised Examiner role. The course covers your legal and compliance requirements and your role as a public official; the tools, methods and test equipment required to thoroughly inspect heavy vehicles; inspection processes and workflows; Safety, Identity and Design Check Standards and application of the National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual (NHVIM); accessing and completing forms and using online reporting system.

Class attendance is required to complete this course. The course is delivered face to face at multiple locations across NSW and is managed from TAFE NSW Wollongong.

The price for this course is displayed above. For payment options and further information please call 131 601.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.

Where Fee for Service is being sponsored by an employer or third party organisation an official purchase order or contract arrangement must be in place to activate the student's enrolment.

Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.

1 - You must have a current APPROVAL FOR TRAINING letter with EXAMINER listed in the Eligibility section BEFORE enrolling in this course.

2 - NSW Fair Trading accreditation as a Motor Mechanic.

To apply for or extend an APPROVAL FOR TRAINING letter, follow this link: or call RMS Enrolment Processing
on 1300 791 186.

When you have your current APPROVAL FOR TRAINING letter issued by Roads and Maritime Services you must scan the letter as a PDF and email it to:

Your enrolment will be confirmed when TAFE NSW confirms receipt of your APPROVAL FOR TRAINING letter and payment of course fees in full.
Training dates for this course are available at: and click on the RMS Training Calendar.

To request further information, click on Enquire Now.

This course is designed for qualified heavy vehicle mechanics who wish to become Heavy Vehicle Authorised Inspection Scheme Examiners and is delivered at a TAFE NSW automotive training facility. The 24 hour course (3 x 8 hour days) will guide you through the legal and regulatory requirements, inspection standards, form work and online reporting requirements Authorised Examiners are required to comply with.

Course assessment include; knowledge quizzes, inspection of motor vehicles, completion of forms and use of online reporting systems. Your enrolment includes two attempts to pass the assessments.
Training dates for this course are available at: and click on the RMS Training Calendar.
Thank you for your interest in this course. To request further information click on Enquire Now. You can also contact TAFE NSW on 131 601 to speak with one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Wollongong Campus
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

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