Licence to drive a multi-combination vehicle


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.

Course Overview

TLILIC3018 – Licence to drive a multi-combination vehicle

This course teaches you the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain a Multi Combination Drivers Licence. It includes systematic and efficient control of all vehicle functions, monitoring of traffic and road conditions, management of vehicle condition and performance, coupling and uncoupling of trailer and effective management of hazardous situations.

VEHICLE CLASS – MC – Multi-Combination

A heavy combination vehicle with one or more additional trailers. (B-Double /Road Train).

Topics Covered

Road Rules and Compliance
Pre-Operational Checks
Cabin Drill
Start Vehicle
Steering Management
Gear Management
Brake & Accelerator Management
Crash Avoidance Space
Hill Start/Stops
Load Securing
Shutdown & Secure Vehicle
Coupling & Uncoupling


To upgrade to this licence class you must have held a HR or HC licence for at least 1 year
HR Licence holders are to be deemed competent for HC prior to commencing MC training.
(P2 licence holders cannot upgrade to this licence)

You or your employer must give us access to a heavy combination vehicle with one or more additional trailers to conduct the training and the vehicle must in be in a working, operational and safe condition and meet with manufacturer guidelines and specifications.

You may be required to complete a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) indicator prior to enrolling.

 If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact for advice.

Your Training Options

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Study Options

  • Blended
  • Face to Face
  • RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning)
  • We can come to you
  • Group bookings
  • Bundle packages available

  Nominal (supervised) hours represent the supervised structured learning and assessment activity required to sufficiently address the content of each course (acknowledging that progress can vary between learners).

This course has nationally agreed nominal hours of 60.

The volume of learning identifies the duration of all activities required to achieve the learning outcomes of the course, including all training and learning activities such as guided learning, individual study, learning activities in the workplace and assessment activities.

The time taken to complete this course may vary due to contributing factors such as previous experience.


About This Course

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is offered by Civil Safety. Call 1300 CIVIL S to enquire about fees and processes

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer may be offered on units of competency that you already hold. Contact Civil Safety. Call 1300 CIVIL S to enquire about fees and process

Course Locations

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Course Fees

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Study at Civil Safety

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LLN Indicator

If you have not previously studied a certificate-level qualification before we will need to check your readiness for study. Please call 1300 CIVIL S prior to enrolling for more information.