The HVPL course is three days,
Training and practical in communications and pre-start.
Theory presentation and completion of written assessment:
TLIB2004 – Carry out vehicle inspection
TLIE3009 – Use pilot and escort communication
TLIC3010 – Pilot or escort oversized and/or over massed loads
TLIF3013 – Coordinate breakdowns and emergencies
TLIF3060 – Control traffic as a pilot vehicle operator
Main Roads – Bridge Supervision
On-road practical assessment
The HVPL refresher course is 1 day and comprises of a presentation with a written assessment of changes in regulations and Main Roads required topics for renewal of Heavy Vehicle pilots license.
A two-day course is available for candidates experienced in the agriculture, mining or transport industry who can demonstrate existing competence in completing a pre-start, general vehicle maintenance and the use of communication systems, specifically two-way radio.