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Class 2 licence reduction course process

Must have held class 1 full licence for 6 months

Has a class 1 full licence for 6 months?

Yes
Step 1

Obtain a licence medical for class 2

Step 2

Obtain your class 2 learner licence from an NZTA agent (AA or VTNZ)
Study the heavy traffic road code
Or study at www.drivingtests.co.nz

Step 3

Attend our one-day theory course for training and assessment for unit standards
24089 - logbooks
17574 - meet the requirements for a full class 2 vehicle

Step 4

On a day that suits, 2-3 hours of practical training and assessment in a class 2 vehicle

Step 5

Present your class 2 licence certificate to the AA upon successful completion

Class 4 licence reduction course process

You must have held class 2 full licence for 6 months if under 25 or 3 months if over 25 years of age

Has a class 2 course been completed?

Yes No
Step 1

Obtain a licence medical for class 4 if you have not presented one in the last 5 years

Step 2

Go to the AA and ask for your class 4 learner licence, no test required for the class 4 learner

Step 3

Attend our one-day theory course for training and assessment for unit standards
24089 - logbooks
17576 - meet the requirements for a full class 4 vehicle

Step 4

On a day that suits, 2-3 hours of practical training and assessment in a class 4 vehicle

Step 1

Go to the AA and ask for your class 4 learner licence, no test required for the class 4 learner

Step 2

Attend our class 4 licence course.
1 hour of theory up to 3 hours training and assessment in a class 4 vehicle for unit standard 17576

Step 3

Present your class 4 licence certificate to the AA upon successful completion

Class 5 licence reduction course process

Must have held class 4 full licence for 6 months if under 25 or 3 months if over 25 years of age

Has a class 4 course been completed?

Yes No
Step 1

Obtain a licence medical for class 5 if you have not presented one in the last 5 years

Step 2

Obtain your class 5 learner licence from an NZTA agent (AA)
Study the heavy traffic road code
Or study at www.drivingtests.co.nz

Step 3

Attend our one-day theory course for training and assessment for unit standards
24089 - logbooks
17577 - meet the licence requirements for a class 5 vehicle

Step 4

On a day that suits, 2-3 hours of practical training and assessment in a class 5 vehicle

Step 5

Present your class 5 licence certificate to the AA upon successful completion

Step 1

Obtain your class 5 learner licence from an NZTA agent (AA)
Study the heavy traffic road code
Or study at www.drivingtests.co.nz

Step 2

Attend our class 5 licence theory course, 4 hours maximum

Step 3

On a day that suits or the same day as the theory complete 2-3 hours of practical training and assessment in a class 5 vehicle

Step 4

Present your class 5 licence certificate to the AA upon successful completion

Class 2 course details including gaining your learner licence.

Our class 2 licence reduction course involves one day of theory and up to 3 hours of practical training and assessing in a class 2 truck. 

The first day consists of training and assessing for unit standard 24089(driver’s hour logbook and driver fatigue), and gaining your class 2 learners licence.

On the following day we complete unit 17574 (operate a class 2 vehicle),  then the practical section of the course (drive) will be completed, upon successful completion you will be issued with your full class 2 licence certificate to present to the NZTA agent (AA or VTNZ).

The course cost which includes truck hire and study guides is $850.00.

The practical can be completed during the weekend if that helps.

Please complete some prior study before the course.

When you go to the NZTA licence agent to sit your learner licence you will be asked 35 questions from the road code, 25 are from the general road code and 10 specialised from class 2, you must get 33 correct.

The best free website for study for your learner licence is  www.roadtrain.nz

You can also study on the NZTA website, look for heavy traffic road code.

You will need to obtain a licence medical from your doctor, make sure they tick the correct boxes and get them to do the eyesight test as well, the medical is only valid for 60 days.

Once you present our certificate to the NZTA licence agent the 3 month or 6 month period begins before you can progress to your class 4, 3 months if your over 25 or 6 months if your under 25 years of age.