HR Licence Brisbane

Are you interested in getting an “HR licence Brisbane“? The HR licence, the highest class of licence candidates can obtain from holding a car licence, gives you the best employment prospects. The heavy rigid licence covers you for tippers, concrete agitators, coaches and buses, tow trucks and freight deliveries. With a Heavy Rigid licence, you can drive any bus or truck with 3 or more axles having a GVM of over 8 tonnes.

HR Licence Brisbane

Get Heavy Rigid Licence Training

There are three-kind of courses for those seeking Heavy Rigid training in Brisbane. You can either opt for a half-day, one day or two-day course depending upon your personal preference. Our professionals will train you with LR LicenceMR LicenceHC LicenceMC Licence in the most efficient way! 

AUS Brisbane Truck School Great pass rates. We have high industry experienced trainers for LR, MR, HR, HC and MC Trucks, Forklift, Dangerous Goods, EWP & Earthmoving. Heavy Rigid Training is the highest class of truck licence you can obtain from holding a car licence. Heavy Rigid Truck Training and Licence allows you to drive. Our goal is to get you to the necessary standard to pass your test and obtain your Heavy Rigid licence Brisbane, HR(B) or MR licence. Students all over Queensland come to Aus Truck Training for truck training.


To upgrade to a Heavy Rigid licence Brisbane, you must have held your car licence for 24 months (min. 2 years Green Plates) and complete the Heavy Vehicle theory test with Qld Transport and can be done on the day of your practical driving test.

Steps to getting HR Licence Brisbane

1. Learn to drive (HR licence class)
If you are thinking of learning and driving a Heavy Rigid class vehicle, you must have AC class licence with 12 months of experience, and LR class licence, or an MR class licence.
A learner permit is not needed but one must be with you
A licensed driving instructor holding a Heavy Rigid or higher class driver’s licence.
An instructor in a youth driver education course holds a Heavy Rigid or higher class driver’s licence.
A person who has held a current Heavy Rigid driver’s licence for at least four years.
HR Licence With Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
If you fulfil the eligibility criterion and pass an eye test, you can train for a Heavy Rigid licence with an authorised RTO. The candidate will be required to complete the following training modules
TLIC3004A – Drive heavy rigid
You will receive a Certificate of Attainment when you have completed the HR training, and the registered RTO will then conduct a practical driving assessment. If you complete your PDA, the RTO will provide you with a Certificate of Competency for your particular licence class.

2. Complete an application
If you meet the above eligibility criteria, you can apply to upgrade your licence to a Heavy Rigid class.

3. Provide proof of identity
You will be required to submit sufficient proof of your identity for the application

4. Submit the application
Applications for a driver’s licence must be submitted to Driver and Vehicle Services centre.
You will need to provide:
Completed vehicle licence application form DL1.
Proof of identity documents.
Required fees.

5. Undertake an eyesight test and declare commercial medical eligibility: HR class
when applying for a heavy vehicle driver’s licence, candidates are required commercial vehicle driver’s standard eyesight test. If you use visual aids to pass the eyesight test, your licence will be endorsed to show that you must wear those aids when driving.

6. Declare commercial medical eligibility
Declare your medical body condition so that is likely to impair your ability to control a heavy commercial vehicle.

7. Pass a heavy vehicle theory test
Candidates who hold an MR class driver’s Licence with registered RTO will not be required to take the theory test.
Those who don’t hold by MR Licence from the registered RTO need to give the theory test. The test contains 10 questions, and 8 must be correct to pass the theory exam.

8. Pass the Practical Driving Assessment: Heavy Rigid (HR class)
Before your licence can be issued, you will need to take a practical driving assessment (PDA) in a Heavy Rigid (HR class) vehicle.

What HR Truck Training Should I Choose?

There are three options when it comes to obtaining your HR licence:

HR – Automatic/Restricted

HR – Synchro /Restricted

HR -Unrestricted/Open

HR Automatic and HR Synchro licences are restricted types, it means you can only drive these kinds of trucks on the road. If you wish to drive all three transmission types, we recommend choosing an HR Unrestricted licence conducted using crash box transmission with double clutching.

What your HR Truck Licence allows you to drive.

When you obtain your HR licence through our truck lessons, you must follow the Queensland Department of Main Roads and Transport laws, which allow you to drive:

  • A class MR vehicle.
  • A bus (more than 8t GVM with more than 2 axles) with or without a trailer of not more than 9t GVM.
  • A truck including a prime mover (more than 8t GVM with more than 2 axles) with or without a trailer of not more than 9t GVM.
  • An articulated bus.
  • A specially constructed vehicle, including a tractor(more than 8t GVM with more than 2 axles), with or without a trailer of not more than 9t GVM.


Getting a Heavy Rigid drivers licence is not a difficult task these days. You just need to contact an authorized and trusted driving school to get an HR licence Brisbane. The training institute offers nationally recognized truck driving courses for the respective classes. Aus Truck Training in Brisbane is one of the most trusted driving institutes that offer Heavy Rigid truck lessons and our professionals make sure that you learn each and every required detail regarding Heavy Rigid vehicles and licence. 

A Heavy Rigid licence makes you drive Heavy Rigid vehicles which include mobile cranes or prime movers. Heavy Rigid vehicles are the buses to trucks having a Gross Vehicle Mass of over 8 tonnes. These vehicles comprise 3 or more axles. The licence is quite popular among those who are interested in pursuing a career in the transport industry. There are two more kinds of HR Licence Brisbane – Heavy Rigid Unconditional and Heavy Rigid Condition B. A Heavy Rigid Unconditional Licence has no gear conditions. This licence holds the broadest range of employment prospects. If you have a Heavy Rigid Unconditional licence, then you can easily get it upgraded to an HC or MC licence in the future. 

A Heavy Rigid Condition B also makes you attain good employment in the road transport industry. Heavy Rigid licence is comparatively inexpensive and is apt for those drivers who want to avoid road ranger gearboxes. You can also get a Heavy Rigid licence upgraded in later years if required. 

There are numerous job opportunities for those individuals having a Heavy Rigid licence Brisbane. Some of the most popular among them have been mentioned below:

  • Driving large council buses
  • Operating haul trucks in mining industries
  • Driving interstate & intrastate coaches
  • Driving Heavy Rigid vehicles for moving contractors
  • Get a removalist job

If you want to get a Heavy Rigid licence then you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • You must hold a permanent, provisional, or probationary car driving licence for at least a period of 2 years.
  • You need to qualify the tests conducted by the Department of Transport and Main Roads, that are, the written knowledge test, and on-road practical driving test.
  • If you possess a Light Rigid or Medium Rigid licence, then you don’t need to appear for the written knowledge test.
  • If you hold a medical condition on your current licence, then you need to submit a medical certificate.
  • For those who need a Heavy Rigid licence to drive a bus, there must be a driver’s authorization from TMR
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