Licence Classes

See below for information about each class.  Contact us for more information and to discuss the requirements of each class.

Class 2 Licence

This licence enables you to drive a heavy rigid vehicle from  6000 kgs to 18000 kgs.  The licence requires obtaining a Class 2 Learner licence, then training on fatigue management,  how to fill in a logbook, and operating a heavy rigid vehicle.  Training and assessment material is provided.  When the practical drive and theory assessments are successfully completed you are issued with a Class 2 Licence Certificate which is to be upgraded onto to your Drivers Licence.

Class 4 Licence

This licence enables you to drive a heavy rigid vehicle from 18000 kilograms to 25000 kgs.  The licence requires a theory course and practical drive.

Class 5 Licence

This licence enables you to drive a combination vehicle above 25,000 kilograms.  The licence requires a theory course and practical drive.

Licence Endorsements

See below for information about each endorsement.  Contact us for more information and to discuss the requirements for each.

Forklift

You require a F Endorsement on your licence if you wish to drive a forklift on a road, including anywhere the public have access to.

A Class 1 Licence with the F Endorsement allows you to drive a Forklift up to a Gross Laden Weight of 18,000 kilograms

A Class 2 Licence with the F Endorsement allows you to drive a Forklift with a Gross Laden Weight above 18,000 kilograms.

To drive a Forklift in the workplace you require a Worksafe NZ (formerly OSH) Certificate. For information regarding this, click here

Dangerous Goods (D)

You require a D endorsement on your Licence if you drive a vehicle that is carrying Dangerous Goods for hire and reward or above the Maximum Transport Quantity.  This endorsement is renewable every 5 years.

Vehicle Recovery

You require a V Endorsement on your licence if you wish to drive a tow truck or recover vehicles for hire or reward.

Wheels

A Special Type Vehicle that runs on Wheels.
Theory and practical assessment.

Tracks

A Special Type Vehicle that runs on Tracks
Theory and practical assessment.

Rollers

A Special Type Vehicle that runs on Rollers
Theory and practical assessment.