Light Rigid Truck Licence Course

A LR Licence, otherwise known as a Light Rigid Truck Licence, allows you to drive a truck with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of more than 4.5 tonnes and up to a GVM of 8 tonnes. Any towed trailer must not weigh more than 9 tonnes GVM.

Light Rigid Truck Licence also allows you to drive a bus which carries more than 12 adults including the driver with a GVM of up to 8 tonnes.

Light Rigid Truck Licence

LR Truck Licence Course Duration

1 Day Courses Available

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A Light Rigid Truck Licence also allows you to drive a bus which carries more than 12 adults including the driver with a GVM of up to 8 tonnes.

Course Outline

  • Pre-operational check and cabin drill
  • Start, move off, shut down and secure
  • Management of steering, gears, brakes and accelerator
  • Create, maintain and protect crash avoidance space
  • Application of road rules and directions
  • Reversing and parking
  • Hill stop and Hill start
  • Load securing
  • Final competency assessment
  • Trailer coupling and uncoupling

Light Rigid Truck Licence Requirements

  • To enrol in the Light Rigid Licence Course, all participants must:
  • Have held a Class C licence (not including a learner’s licence) for a period of at least 12 months.
  • Successfully complete a Driver Knowledge Test (DKT) for the LR Licence Course at any RMS Branch

Course Duration

  • The Light Rigid Licence Course is performed as a 1-Day Course. Throughout this course, each student will receive:
  • A minimum of 6 Hours of 1-on-1 Training
  • Breaks for Morning Tea & Lunch
  • A Final Competency Assessment (FCA)

How To Book Your Licence Course

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Jobs that require an LR Licence

The Light Rigid Licence is a great addition for your resume and in some cases may be mandatory for a job that you are applying for.

For people seeking employment or bettering their current position, it is a good idea to consider the investment into a Light Rigid Truck Licence to better your job prospects.

  • Some jobs that will require you to hold a LR Licence are:
  • Ambulance Driver
  • Mini Bus Driver
  • Shuttle Bus Driver
  • Courier Driver (Small Truck)
  • Small Truck Driver