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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

How Do I Get My Multi-Combination (MC) Licence?

  1. Study the Driver Knowledge Test questions for a combination vehicle
    Driver Knowledge Test Questions PDF
    Practice Driver Knowledge Test Online
  2. Call Service NSW or Book Online for your Driver Knowledge Test for a Rigid Vehicle
    Phone: 13 22 13
    Book Online: Service NSW Website
  3. Pass the Driver Knowledge Test
  4. Purchase the Learners Logbook and Guides from Service NSW
  5. For an MC Licence you will need to complete a medical – a form can be obtained from Service NSW
  6. Call MHTG to book your training and Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA)
  7. Once you have passed your assessment all you need to do is return to Service NSW to have your new photo licence processed

Full Course Description

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.

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