Instructor requirements for heavy recreational or commercial trailer instruction

30 September 2014

Are you a driver training instructor interested in providing heavy recreational or commercial trailer instruction?

Instructors who have the appropriate instructor licence class and any required endorsements (Code 20 or Code 07) on their driver's licence, can provide training for heavy recreational or commercial trailers.

This table clarifies the instructor licence requirements for both house and heavy trailers that are over 4,600kg — that may or may not be equipped with air brakes:

Instructor licence requirements for instructing house or heavy trailer over 4,600kg
Vehicle specifications Class 1 Class 2 or 3 Class 4 or 5 with Code 20 Class 4 or 5 with Code 07
House trailer over 4,600kg
— equipped with air brakes
     
House trailer over 4,600kg
without air brakes
Heavy trailer over 4,600kg
equipped with air brakes
     
Heavy trailer over 4,600kg
without air brakes
 

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