Medium Rigid (MR) Truck Licence

The Medium Rigid (MR) licence is essential for those looking to operate medium-sized trucks and vehicles, and is a valuable addition to any driver's skillset.

MR Licence to drive a Medium Rigid Vehicle




2- 3 days

Funding Options

Course Outcomes

An MR licence qualifies you to legally and safely drive a class LR vehicle and bus or truck over 8t GVM with a maximum of two axles. Holding an MR licence opens doors to a diverse range of job opportunities in the transport and logistics industry.


If you’ve had a (C) class driving licence for at least a year, you can jumpstart your career in transportation with Major Training’s Medium Rigid licence program. Once you get your MR licence from us, you’ll be able to safely drive a 2-axle GVM of over 8 tonnes.

Getting your MR licence means you’ll be legally qualified to handle a variety of vehicles used in transportation, making you a more skilled and marketable candidate for jobs in the industry.

Vehicles You Can Drive

Note the number of axles


Course Details

An MR licence qualifies you to legally and safely drive a class LR vehicle and bus or truck over 8t GVM with a maximum of two axles. Holding an MR licence opens doors to a diverse range of job opportunities in the transport and logistics industry.


MR truck lessons and test

Heavy vehicle learner guide

Department of Transport and Main Roads booking fee – paid on or before first lesson

Practical test with Department of Transport and Main Roads – three hours in total including warm-up, test and licence application using our truck with an assessor

All lessons and tests booked on your behalf by Major Training.

ENTRY Requirements

To apply for a higher licence class, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must have held your current licence for a set period. This period must have occurred in the last 5 years (excluding any time that your licence was suspended, surrendered, canceled, or expired).
  • Hold an open or provisional class C or LR licence for 12 months
  • Pay the test booking fee to the Department of Transport and Main Roads
  • Pass a heavy vehicle knowledge test.
Heavy Vehicle Knowledge Test
  • Before beginning your medium rigid licence training with us, you must have completed a written heavy vehicle knowledge test taken at a Department of Transport and Main Roads service centre (click here for locations).
  • There are ten questions in the test, and you need eight out of ten correct answers to gain your heavy vehicle learner’s licence.
  • Download your Keys to Driving in Queensland here.
  • You can practice for your test with the Department of Transport and Main Roads practice road rules test here.

Medium Rigid (MR) Truck Licence

Obtaining an MR license opens doors to a diverse range of job opportunities in the transport and logistics industry, and increases your employability in the transportation and logistics industry.

Possible Roles

Truck Driver

MR Driver Furniture Removalist & Offsider

Delivery Driver

Transport operator

Tow Truck Driver

Skip Bin Truck Driver/Operator

Potential wages could be in the region of $65,000 to $75,000 per year or around $35 per hour

Delivery Options

Major Training Group understands that everyone has different needs and preferences, which is why we provide a variety of convenient options to help you achieve your driving goals. Our training courses are available in Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, and the Gold Coast, so you can choose a location that works best for you. We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel and start your journey towards obtaining your licence. Simply select the option that best suits your needs!

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Utilise Major's well-equipped sites across South East Queensland (SEQ) for your training needs. We have popular industry courses running weekly.
Major also run courses in Northern NSW. Contact us today to learn more about undertaking a course in Northern NSW.

Course Details
Test Ready Course

Duration: 2-3 day course

  • Our ‘test ready’ all-in-one package
  • Up to eight hours of training over two or three days, including drive time and practical test
  • Includes test booking fee
  • Courses run Monday to Saturday between 7.00am and 5.00pm.

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Fast-Track Your Course

Duration: 1 day course

  • Six hours of drive time including training and practical test
  • Great for experienced and/or confident drivers
  • Courses run Monday to Friday between 7.00am and 5.00pm.

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Flexible Study

Offers total flexibility based on your needs. Book lessons and test to your own schedule.
Two or more hours at a time- as many lessons as needed
Lessons are available from Monday to Friday between 7.00am and 5.00pm.

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What You'll Pay
MR Licence Test Ready Couse :


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Fast-Track Your Course

From $785

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Flexible Study

$115 per hour plus test time & fees

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Funded Options
Study Now Pay later

Study Now, Pay Later options are available for this course. Please see here for more information; Study Now, Pay Later

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Student Support

Study Information

View our comprehensive resource hub and explore more information about payment options, student support, credit transfer/RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning), assessment methods, and the wealth of resources available to enhance your educational journey.

We accept a range of payment options:

  • Credit Card via our secure payment gateway
  • Study Now and Pay Later with up to 12 Months Interest-Free -> Learn More Here
  • AfterPay: Pay in 4 easy installments -> Learn More Here


At Major Training Group, we aim to ensure that everyone gets the most out of their studies and that is why students have access to a range of support options to help them along the way. They include:

  • Additional practical training sessions
  • Extended learning time
  • Alternative training methods and resources
  • Access to our experienced staff for one-on-one training
  • Recognition of previous learning and experience to speed up the process.

Students with prior industry experience may be eligible for RPL. Students may also qualify for credit transfer if they can demonstrate prior qualifications and/or statements of attainment. You can learn more about credit transfer and RPL here.

We use a variety of assessment methods including;

  • Online
  • Paper
  • Video
  • Q&A
  • Demonstration
  • Short written answers
  • Longer written answers
  • Third-party observation
  • Knowledge skills observation 
  • Employer reports

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We maintain an impressive 95% pass rate and offer additional support where needed to ensure every student's success.

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Major Training offers a range of qualifications across Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, and the Gold Coast. Whether you’re a Brisbane local or you live further north, we have training options to suit everyone. To get more than your MR licence, consider enrolling in the Certificate III in Driving Operations.

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