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QUICK FACTS

HEAVY COMBINATION COURSE


3 HOUR PRIVATE LESSONS
SATURDAYS ONLY
UNFUNDED

TRANSPORT YOUR CAREER! 4 – WHAT YOU GET


 Vehicle familiarisation & inspection prior to operation;
 Critical skills in vehicle control, lane changing & manoeuvring,
1 – THE DETAILS including cornering techniques;
Armstrong’s heavy combination licence course is custom designed  Techniques on changing a non-synchromesh gear box, up gear
to develop vital driving skills and knowledge. Available in our & down gear; on various inclines;
Kenworth T604 manual non-synchromesh 18 speed gear box  Safe driving techniques on hazard identification & approach;
vehicle.  Advanced observation skills & mirror use to enhance vehicle
safety;
We have customised our regular course to provide flexible options  General road craft application including speed & lane selection
enabling participants to develop skills at their own pace, in their to improve safety levels;
own time with a maximum client/trainer ratio of 1:1.  Critical reversing skills;
 Coupling a prime mover to a trailer
Conducted in three hour blocks on Saturdays, this option provides  Practical application of ‘test exercises’ to help enhance the on-
one-to-one training. road assessment;

Highly qualified accredited trainers deliver this innovative & Students can enrol in as many 3 hour blocks of training as required
powerful training course in a motivational & educational prior to booking in for testing, thereby maximising the training
environment. benefits aiding in the successful completion of that licence course.

Armstrong’s VicRoads accreditation means at the successful


2 – WHAT YOU NEED
completion of the licence testing you will receive a Certificate of
1. A current Victorian Driver’s Licence; and have held a Medium or
Competence1/2 enabling VicRoads to issue your Heavy Combination
Heavy Rigid Licence for a minimum of 12 months; a secondary
Licence.
form of ID is also required; please refer to Armstrong’s Terms
& Conditions for details.
Restrictions on your current licence may be removed by VicRoads,
2. All clients enrolling in this course must be competent in the
subject to meeting their Heavy Combination Licence category
operation of a manual vehicle; and have obtained their licence
criteria.
in a manual vehicle.
3. Wear appropriate clothing, including fully enclosed shoes, either
boots or runners – not steel capped.
1
The Certificate of Competence is valid for 12 months; after which
3 another licence course will need to be completed if not transferred
3 – YOUR INVESTMENT into a Licence beforehand.
$360.00 per 3 hour block for lessons only; or 2
The Certificate of Competence is NOT a Licence & must be
$510.00 for 2 hour lesson plus licence test; or transferred into a Licence at VicRoads prior to driving a Heavy
$390.00 for 1 hour lesson plus licence test; or Combination Vehicle.
$270.00 for a licence test only – subject to conditions4 3
All pricing is subject to change without notice. Please contact
Armstrong’s for the most up to date information.
4
Must have completed a minimum of 3 hours training in a VicRoads
approved heavy combination vehicle. Evidence of training must be
provided.

CONFIDENTIAL, ADEADV1039, V3, 21/12/2010


ARMSTRONG’S DRIVER EDUCATION TERMS & CONDITIONS – HEAVY VEHICLES

By enrolling in any course you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions as outlined below. For a full copy of Armstrong’s policies and procedures,
please download a copy of the Student Handbook from our website or ask our customer service staff for one.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
All courses require a minimum level of English language proficiency (based on Australia’s minimum literacy standard) and general health and fitness to
complete. It is the client’s responsibility to ensure they meet these requirements prior to participating in any course. Failure to do so may mean that the
client is NOT ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COURSE & NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN.

MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VICROADS COURSES


You must notify Armstrong’s if you are taking any medication or if you suffer from, or have ever suffered from an eyesight or hearing defect, dizziness,
blackouts, abnormal blood pressure, epilepsy, diabetes, psychiatric or mental illness or any medical condition or other disability. If you have a medical
condition you will require a clearance from VicRoads. Please contact Armstrong’s so that the necessary medical report form can be sent to you. You will
need to take this to your doctor to complete and then return to Armstrong’s via mail or fax 14 days prior to the course commencement. Failure to
obtain the necessary medical clearances prior to commencing a course will result in YOU NOT BEING ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COURSE & NO
REFUND WILL BE GIVEN.

LICENCE REQUIREMENTS
To undertake any Heavy Vehicle course you must hold a current Victorian Driver’s Licence and not be disqualified from driving or have a cancelled or
suspended licence. You must check the licence requirements for your course; the requirements for each course are detailed on course Quick Facts or
alternatively check with our customer service staff or website. You must bring your licence and a secondary ID with you on the day of the course to be
able to participate. Acceptable forms of secondary ID include a Bank Debit/Credit card, Medicare Card or Centrelink Health Care Card. If a licence is
suspended at any time, then the time of the suspension is not counted as part of the actual licence time required.

Overseas Licences -
If you have a valid overseas licence, you must attend a VicRoads office prior to booking your course to determine your current licence type and
eligibility within Australia.

If you arrive at a course with a cancelled or suspended licence or do not meet the VicRoads licence requirements YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO
PARTICIPATE IN ANY COURSE & NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN.

CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS
For all Heavy Vehicle Courses, it is mandatory that the following clothing requirements are adhered to –
Solid shoes (work boots or runners are suitable, preferably NOT steel capped boots)

DRUGS & ALCOHOL


If drugs and/or alcohol consumption is suspected or detected, the client will not be permitted to participate in the course. NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN
for any client removed from a course due to drugs and/or alcohol.

RE-ASSESSMENT & APPEALS


The assessment process involves two components – a written theory/knowledge test and a practical skills test. The practical skills test involves an off-
road component and an on-road driving component. If the written theory/knowledge test is not completed satisfactorily, a second attempt will be
provided, free of charge. If the practical skills test is not completed satisfactorily, further training before re-testing may be recommended and will incur
a fee. For second and subsequent on-road tests, fees apply. For further details regarding re-test fees, contact our admin office on (03) 9464 6464.
Re-testing times are subject to availability and must be booked in advance. Should you wish to appeal any assessment outcomes, you must first discuss
the matter with your trainer. If the matter cannot be satisfactorily resolved, you may lodge an Assessment Appeal Notification. Further details
regarding assessment appeals can be found in our Student Handbook available on our website or via our admin office.

REFUND POLICY
No refunds will be provided for cancellation of Private Lessons.

PRIVACY
Personal information is collected from clients in order to manage and administer their course enrolment. Personal information including personal
details, licence information and assessment results will be forwarded to VicRoads, WorkSafe or training and assessment partners, as appropriate.

CONFIDENTIAL, ADECOM1090, V4, 01/07/2010