What can I drive with HR NON-SYNCHRO License (HR)?

A Heavy Rigid (HR) is the open class licence which allows you to drive all classes of heavy vehicles whether fitted with a Non-Synchromesh (Road Ranger) Gearbox, a Synchromesh Gearbox or an Automatic Transmission.

Heavy Rigid Trucks have 3 or more axles and a gross vehicle mass greater than 8,000 kg, and tow a trailer up to 9,000 kg GVM.

Requirements for taking a HR Class driving test:

In order to gain an HR class licence, you must have one of the following:



Our HR (Open class) courses are based on a duration of around 12hrs - Approx. 10hrs training + PDA + Theory Assessment

NOTE: This is based on an average and may vary person to person.




Daysafe Booking & Licensing Fees: $389.00 (Covers Department of Transport and RTO admin fees and theory assessment time)

Training Fee: $180.00 per hr (including Practical Driving Assessment (PDA) hour))

  • Training sessions must be paid either prior to, or on the day of training.
  • Payment plans can be arranged, however, full price must be paid prior to start.
  • Booking fees are transferrable (with sufficient notice) but not refundable.
  • All prices include Dept. of Transport fees.


Re-Assessment (if required) is $349.00 which includes Practical driving assessment and Dept. of Transport fees. 


  • No GST applies to Nationally Recognised Training.
  • Some students may be eligible for the Construction Training Fund Rebate. 
  • A $49.90 license application fee is also payable directly to DoT by applicant. (For the license card)
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