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Class 5

Requires Learner Licence

About this course

A Class 5 licence covers a Heavy Combination Vehicle with a Gross Combination Mass (GCM) of more than 25,000 Kg.

Combinations:

  • Truck and full trailer
  • Tractor unit and semi trailer(s) 
  • A trains and B trains

 

Course Availability

Class 5 courses are held at the following locations: 

Albany: 
Daytime courses are run weekly
Onehunga: 
Daytime courses are run weekly
Evening courses are run once a month
Hamilton:  
Daytime courses are run weekly (Customer must provide own truck)
Wellington: Daytime courses run most weeks

 

 

Course Cost

This course costs $1,740.00 including GST plus additional loading fees to NZTA agencies.

 

Course Prerequisites

  • You MUST HAVE HELD a Full NZ Class 4 Driver Licence for a minimum of:
  1. 3 months - If you are over 25 years old
  2. 6 months - If you are under 25 years old
  • You MUST BRING a DL9 medical certificate provided by a doctor on the first day of your course ONLY IF you have not already submitted a DL9 medicate certificate to AA or VTNZ within the last 5 years - YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BOOK OR SIT YOUR LEARNER LICENCE COURSE WITHOUT A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

 

Course Outline

Theory:

Two full days of theory training in the classroom, which cover:

Day 1:
  • Logbook and Fatigue US 24089
Day 2:
  • Morning: Learner Licence Test at AA
  • Afternoon: Class 2 US 17577

 

YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SIT UNIT STANDARD 17577 OR DO ANY OF YOUR PRACTICAL DRIVES UNTIL YOU HAVE OBTAINED YOUR CLASS 5 LEARNER LICENCE 

 

Note: If you don't pass your Learner Licence or have any trouble studying for your test, you can enquire about one of our Learner Licence courses.

 

Practical drives:

  • 1 x three hour practical training drives
  • 1 x three hour practical driving assessment

Please note: Drives are subject to Truck and Trainer availability and are conducted over 2 separate days. The vehicle for practical drives will be supplied by PassRite (except Hamilton branch).

Upon successful competion of your training programme, you will be issued with a NZ Transport Agency certificate, which you will need to take to any NZTA approved Driver Licencing Agency (AA or VTNZ) to have your licence upgrated to a Full Class 5 Licence with no further tests required. Both unit standards (US 24089 & US 17577) will be credited to your NZQA Records of Learning. 

You are NOT licenced to drive on the road until you have uploaded your Full Class52 onto your Driver Licence.

For more detailed information about this course, please view our Class 5 Information Sheet.

 

 

BY ENROLING INTO A PASSRITE DRIVING ACADMEY COURSE YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS POLICY

REFUND /CANCELLATION POLICY:

7 WORKING DAYS prior to course start date:  No Cancellation Fee / FULL REFUND if pre-paid

3-6 WORKING DAYS prior to course start date:  50% Cancellation Fee / REFUND if pre-paid

2 WORKING DAYS prior to course start date: 100% Cancellation Fee / NO REFUND if pre-paid

PRACTICAL TRAINING CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULING POLICY: 

Less than 24 hour notice results in a fee of $195.00 plus GST per cancelled/rescheduled drive.

 

For more detailed information, please view our Terms and Conditions