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Class 4 Licence

Duration 1 day
Price $845.00 ex GST per person
Unit Standard 17576



The aim of this course is to produce a Class 4 vehicle operator that will have the knowledge, skills and attributes for all essential areas of the units of competency covered in the Class 4 vehicle course undertaken, enabling the individual to drive effectively and safely. The trainee will also be able to demonstrate the appropriate responsibilities of a driver of a Class 4 vehicle with emphasis on accident prevention and driver responsibility.

Course Objectives

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Identify driving hazards associated with a rigid vehicle and describe measures to reduce the risks associated with the identified hazards.
  • Describe requirements relating to safe loading of a rigid vehicle and driving techniques that minimise the adverse effects of a high centre of gravity.
  • Carry out a pre-use walk-around inspection of a rigid vehicle.
  • Drive a rigid vehicle efficiently in different traffic and road conditions.
  • Manoeuvre a rigid vehicle in reverse.
  • Park, shut down, and secure a rigid vehicle.
  • Complete driver logbook entries.

Entry Criteria

Learners must have sufficient English to be confident in being assessed under exam like conditions.


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NOTE: To obtain the class 4 learners licence the individual must have held a Class 2 full licence for a period of six months prior or for at least three months, if aged 25 or over.

Attendance Numbers

Minimum: 3

Maximum: 5

Unit standards

Operate a rigid vehicle to meet the requirements for a full Class 4 driver licence

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