If you are already working in the commercial road transport industry and want to train for your Class 4 Truck Licence, this is the course for you.
You will learn safe driving skills and gain knowledge of vehicle dynamics so you can operate a heavy rigid motor vehicle, and meet the requirements for a NZ Transport Agency Class 4 Driver Licence.
Read about which licence you need to drive various vehicles, on the NZTA website.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you will be able to apply for:
- NZTA Class 4 Driver Licence
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6 weeks part-time
Study face-to-face on campus at set times (2 days per week). You must also complete the pre-course study materials, up to 8 hours of driver training, and the Class 4 licence assessment.
|Indicative Fees||$835 for domestic students View full fees information|
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Topics you'll cover
During the course you'll be required to:
- complete the pre-course study materials, which will be sent out to you
- complete up to 8 hours practical driver training including the Class 4 licence assessment
This course covers the following content which is applied in the context of a preparing to drive and driving a Class 4 vehicle:
- driver fatigue
- legislation requirements (Land Transport Rules)
- driver logbooks
- driving hazard identification and mitigation
- vehicle inspection
- driving and manoeuvring a rigid vehicle
|Indicative Fees *||$835 for domestic students|
|Course related costs||
Additional charges will apply if any extra drive time is required.
*Please note, fees for our 2024 intakes are yet to be confirmed. Once they are, we will update our website to reflect the new 2024 fee amount.
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Course Entry Information
There are no minimum academic requirements (open entry), however you must hold:
- a NZTA Class 4 learner driver licence
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
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- 6 weeks part-time
- Study face-to-face on campus at set times (2 days per week). You must also complete the pre-course study materials, up to 8 hours of driver training, and the Class 4 licence assessment.