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V Endorsement

Duration 1 day
Price $355.00 ex GST per person
Unit Standard 17580



Theory lessons covering the following:

  • What is a vehicle recovery service?
  • What is a vehicle recovery service vehicle?
  • Learn about the relevant sections in the Transport Services Licencing Act 1989 (TSL Act) pertaining to vehicle recovery.
  • Requirements of a vehicle recovery service.
  • Your responsibilities as a vehicle recovery service operator.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of driver licencing requirements for endorsement V (vehicle recovery).

Entry Criteria

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


As per NZTA requirements

US 24089 - Demonstrate knowledge of fatigue management, work time, and driver logbook requirements

To get a V endorsement you must have held a current full New Zealand car licence (class 1) for at least 2 years. An equivalent overseas licence doesn’t meet this requirement. If you’ll drive a heavy vehicle in a vehicle recovery service, you must also have the right class of driver licence.

Attendance Numbers

Minimum: 8

Maximum: 10

Unit standards

Demonstrate knowledge of driver requirements for endorsement V (vehicle recovery)

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