Multi Combination (MC)
TLILIC3018 Licence to drive a multi-combination vehicle
B-doubles and Road trains
Prime mover, low loader dolly and low loader trailer combinations
You must have held a Class HR or HC licence or equivalent for at least 1 year. You can’t practice to drive an MC vehicle, or upgrade to an MC licence until you hold a full class HR or HC licence
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to obtain a licence to drive a multi-combination vehicle. It includes systematically and efficiently controlling all vehicle functions, monitoring traffic and road conditions, managing vehicle condition and performance, coupling and uncoupling dollies, and effectively managing hazardous situations.
Types of multi-combination vehicles include:
- a heavy combination B-double rated vehicle at least 22 metres in length with more than one
trailer, which has all pertinent documentation permits etc. or
- a three axle prime mover with an A and B trailer each with bogie axles.
Assessment of this unit will be undertaken within a licensing examination conducted by, or under the authority of, the relevant state/territory driver licensing authority.
This unit applies to driving that is carried out in accordance with relevant state/territory driver licensing authority licence requirements and regulations for multi-combination vehicles.
Driving is performed with limited or minimum supervision, and with limited accountability and responsibility for self and others in achieving the prescribed outcomes.
Driving involves the application of routine vehicle driving principles and procedures to maintain safety and to operate a multi-combination vehicle across a variety of driving contexts.
The primary legislative requirements applicable to this unit of competency are state/territory legislation in relation to road use and driver licensing.
This unit addresses the knowledge and skills necessary for the granting of a Multi-Combination Driver Licence.
Being awarded this unit of competency is a necessary requirement to obtain a Multi-Combination Driver Licence but is only one of several criteria. Prospective licence applicants should check with the state/territory driver licensing authority for other criteria (such as licence tenure and medical fitness) to confirm other eligibility requirements before undertaking training and/or assessment.
Licences in partnership with Raise Training RTO 91655