Department of State GrowthTransport

Licence Class Progression Requirements

PLEASE NOTE:  

On successful completion of all requirements an extension fee will be payable at Service Tasmania to upgrade your licence.

National Hierarchy of Heavy Vehicle Licence Classes

REQUESTED HEAVY VEHICLE LICENSING CLASS

LR

MR

HR

HC

MC

C

- 19 years
- Class C 1 yr
- Rigid road rules knowledge test
- National Competency Test

- 19 years
- Class C 1 yr
- Rigid road rules knowledge test
- National Competency Test

- 20 years
- Class C 2 yrs
- Rigid road rules knowledge test
- Learner licence
- National Accredited Course and Final Competency Assessment.

- 20 years
- Class C 2 yrs
- Combination road rules knowledge test
- Learner licence
- National Accredited Course and Final Competency Assessment.

cannot progress
from LR

LR

 

- 19  years
- Class C 1 yr
- Rigid road rules knowledge test
- National Competency Test

- 20 years
- At least Class C 2 yrs
- Rigid road rules knowledge test
- Learner licence
- If LR > 1 yr = National Competency Test
- If LR < 1 yr = National Accredited Course and Final Competency Assessment.

- 20 years
- At least Class C 2 yrs
- Combination road rules knowledge test
- Learner licence
- National Accredited Course and Final Competency Assessment.

cannot progress
from LR

MR

 

- 20 years
- At least Class C 2 yrs
- Rigid road rules knowledge test
- If LR > 1 yr = National Competency Test
- If LR < 1 yr = National Accredited Course and Final Competency Assessment.

- 20 years
- At least Class C 2 yrs
- Combination road rules knowledge test
- Learner licence
- National Accredited Course and Final Competency Assessment.

cannot progress
from MR

HR

 

- 20 years
- At least Class C 2 yrs
- Combination road rules knowledge test
- National Accredited Course and Final Competency Assessment.

- 21 years
- HR or above 1 yr
- Combination road rules knowledge test
- Learner licence
- National Accredited Course and Final Competency Assessment.
- Medical certificate

HC

 

- 21 years
- HR or above 1 yr
- Combination road rules knowledge test
- National Accredited Course and Final Competency Assessment.
- Medical certificate

< = less than
> = more than