Light Rigid Licence

Light Rigid Licence is for a truck, bus, prime mover, tractor or a mobile crane.

Truck Driver Training | Light Rigid Licence

Course Overview

Many larger utilities and camper vans require this Light Rigid Licence as well as small trucks. It licences you to drive a motor vehicle over four points five tons up to eight tons Gross Vehicle Mass (no axle limit). The Vehicle may also carry more than twelve passengers including the driver.

  • A bus or truck (including a prime mover or a mobile crane) more than 4.5 t GVM but not more than 8t GVM.
  • A specially constructed vehicle, including a tractor (more than 4.5t GVM but not more than 8t GVM.
  • You need a class light rigid licence to drive a bus less than 4.5 t GVM which is built or fitted to carry more than 12 adults (including the driver).
    Note: You may also tow a trailer with a maximum weight of 9t GVM with this class.

To apply for your Light Rigid class licence, you must:

  • Must have held a class C for at least one year.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Provide primary proof of identification prior to course commencement.
  • Be able to drive a car with a manual transmission.


Current Licence

  • Car
  • Car
  • Light Rigid or Medium Rigid
  • Medium Rigid or Heavy Rigid
  • Heavy Rigid or Heavy Combination

Minimum Time

  • 1 Year
  • 2 Year
  • 1 Year
  • 1 Year
  • 1 Year

Next Higher Licence

  • Light Rigid to Medium Rigid
  • Heavy Rigid
  • Heavy Rigid
  • Heavy Combination
  • Multi Combination

*These conditions may vary.

Example: If you hold valid overseas licences for heavy rigid or higher class more then two years than you don’t need to wait two years to upgrade your licence from Car to Heavy Rigid.

Contact us for any type of queries!


  • $125 per Hour.
  • The full package starts from $560* (Terms & Conditions apply), which includes lessons and a driving test.
  • If you fail your driving test, we can assess you again and provide a free truck for the second test.
  • Why you don’t spend a bit more and do a Heavy Rigid license for more skills and employment opportunities?


You can also take an online practice test. There are different tests for different licence classes.