Training and Assessment for the Haul Truck Licence: Brisbane and Gold Coast
Haul trucks (also known as a dump trucks) are off-highway vehicle designed for use in mining and large-scale construction applications. They can include diesel-electric, diesel-mechanical, articulated, belly dump, and rigid body, and their capacities can range from 36 tonnes to 363 tonnes.
Heavy duty machinery requires a high level of competency to operate safely. ABC Driving School can provide formal and informal dump truck driver training in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast, to help beginners gain the skill and confidence they need to use the truck effectively. We can also provide training to help drivers with existing experience attain a dump truck licence.
As part of our RII training and competencies services, one of our qualified instructors can help to increase your job opportunities in the mining, resource and construction industries. We offer both onsite and offsite lessons, with all necessary materials provided.
Because the training is competency based, it can be easily tailored to suit a range of experience levels. The time it takes to obtain a haul or dump truck licence will depend on your existing experience.
As one of the leading truck driving schools in Brisbane, we offer a comprehensive program that covers both theory and practical elements. In order to be deemed competent in operating this machinery, you will be required to complete:
- Formal training with an instructor
- A Training Plan with tasks that can be practiced either on our site or at your place of work
- A theory exam
- Assessment from one of our trainers/assessors
Upon successful completion of the above, you will receive your Statement of Attainment and licence (with photo ID). Both of these are nationally recognised.
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For details on our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process (including conversions from OHS licences to RIIMPO licences), please contact us.
Our haul truck driver training uses an articulated 18 tonne vehicle, which gives you the required ticket to enter the mining or construction industry. We operate these courses 7 days a week.
To find out more about our training in RII competencies, please call us on (07) 3263 6457 (Brisbane) or (07) 5575 1144 (Gold Coast).
Don’t forget to ask about our group discounts and multiple machine discounts!