This endorsement allows the bearer to drive a variety of specialised heavy vehicles on the road. If you do not have this endorsement, you are not legally allowed to drive a special heavy machinery type vehicle on the road.

  • Level:
    3
  • Credit Value:
    W3, T3, R3
  • Location:
    Nationally

Core elements

Wheels include any heavy vehicle that rides on wheels and will be included on your licence as a W endorsement.

Tracks include any moving equipment running on tracks, such as diggers or bulldozers. You will receive a T endorsement on your licence.

Rollers include heavy machinery that uses a large roller wheel as its drive and steering mechanism. You will gain a R endorsement on your licence.

These endorsements can be provided individually, or as part of the Wheels, Tracks and Rollers short course. You must have the right class of licence for the weight of the vehicle you are operating.

Entry Criteria

  • You must have the right class of licence for the weight of the vehicle you are operating.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5.

Special notes

Selection Criteria apply. Special Entry may be granted where evidence exists that the applicant can successfully complete the programme. Please contact the Polytechnic for details.

Some courses within this programme require specific levels of physical ability. 

Disclaimer

This is a Safety Sensitive Programme