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"You can obtain your licence by doing the RMS Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment Licence upgrade only or by completing the unit of competency in addition to the licence upgrade."

MC LICENCE NSW - Multi Combination

UNIT CODE: TLILIC3018B

UNIT NAME: Licence to Drive Multi-Combination Vehicle

A unit of competency from TLI10 Transport and Logistics Training Package

A multi-combination (MC) licence is required to drive any B-double or road train.

Class MC licence – Multi Combination / B Doubles

Class MC licence vehicles in NSW include:

  • B-doubles
  • Prime mover, low loader dolly and low loader trailer combinations
  • Road trains.

To apply for an MC licence, you must:

  • Have held a Class HR or HC licence or equivalent for at least one year. Any time you've spent on a P2 HR licence counts, but 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
  • Pass an MC knowledge test
  • Pass an eyesight test
  • Successfully complete HVCBA. If you hold an HR licence, you’ll need to pass an HC assessment before you can start MC training
  • Pass a medical examination.

MACQUARIE DRIVING SCHOOL in NSW can help you obtain your class MC licence. Multi Combination truck licence training is available to be booked at anytime. Courses can be structured to suit individual needs. If you are looking to obtain a class MC licence Contact Us

MC licence or B-double licence is the highest licence you can obtain for use on the road. It is highly sought after in the transport industry and can often be one of the higher paid licence classes for driver's working in the industry. We can provide training for a B-double licence and cater training to your needs and experience level.

Compulsory requirements for a MC licence NSW

There are some compulsory requirements that must be met before obtaining an MC licence. You must have held a heavy rigid (HR) or heavy combination (HC) licence for a period totalling at least one year. You also need to undertake a compulsory training and assessment course. The course must be approved by the RMS and conducted by a registered training organisation and a trainer/assessor accredited by the RMS.

Applying for an Multi-Combination Licence

To apply for an MC licence, go to an RMS motor registry and:
  • Provide a current photo licence or other proof of identity that meets RMS requirements.
  • Complete a licence application form.
  • Provide a completed medical report.
  • Show that you meet MC licence compulsory requirements.
  • Pass an MC licence knowledge test questions.
  • Pass an eyesight test.
  • Obtain Class MC HVCBA guidebook and logbook
  • Complete the MC driver training and assessment course (HVCBA), and obtain a certificate of competency.

Then you simply take your certificate to the RMS registry and they will issue you your Multi-Combination/B-double licence.

B-DOUBLE CLASS MC LICENCE COURSES

The course can be conducted over a 1.5 day period for experienced HC drivers using HVCBA.

Consisting of criteria outlined in the HVCBA guide

Courses can be booked at the students conveinience

AIMS:

Designed for drivers to develop skills, knowledge and attitude to obtain a Multi Combination Licence (B-DOUBLE Licence).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: All students must:-

  • Have held a Class HR or HC licence (not including a learner's licence) for a period totalling at least 1 year.
  • Complete Roads & Maritime Services (RMS) knowledge test questions successfully
  • Obtain Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA) learner's guidebook and logbook
  • HVCBA guidebook must be read thoroughly before starting training
  • Study training video’s

MC COURSE CONTENT:

Criteria 1 - Pre-operational Check

Criteria 2 - Cabin Drills

Criteria 3 - Start, move off, shut down and secure

Criteria 4 - Manage Steering

Criteria 5 - Manages Gears

Criteria 6 - Manages Brakes

Criteria 7 - Manages Accelerator

Criteria 8 - Create & Maintain Crash Avoidance Space

Criteria 9 - Protect Crash Avoidance Space

Criteria 10 - Road Rules and Directions

Criteria 11 - Reversing

Criteria 12 - Hill Stop/Start

Criteria 13 - Load Securing

Criteria 14 - Coupling / Uncoupling

FCA - Final competency assessment (FCA)

ASSESSMENT: Drivers are trained and assessed against the RMS requirements for Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment (HVCBA) as well as the requirements specified in the TLI10 Transport and Logistics Training Package by accredited assessors. First of all the Training Course must be completed which consists of the 13 criteria listed above. You will be trained and assessed on these criteria, when you are up to standard they will be "signed off". Once the Training course is completed you will be required to sit the Final Competency Assessment, which is a final drive that will be video recorded as an RMS requirement. After the FCA has been completed successfully and the required standard of competency has been achieved you will be issued with a certification which the RMS will then use to issue you the appropriate class MC licence.