Truck Licences - Class 2, 4, or 5
Great reasons to get your staff their Truck Licence through Agoge
No waiting period: As an NZ Transport Agency approved course provider trainees don’t have to wait 6 months from the time they sit their learners licence to get their full.
Learners included if required: We can provide introductory training for the learners licence and co-ordinate the test with VTNZ or AA.
Only the BEST trainers: At Agoge we only employ the very best trainers. This means that all our trainees get practical and insightful training.
New Zealand Owned: We are 100% New Zealand owned and operated.
“truck licencing made easy”
Please note that Agoge Training only hold Truck Licence courses for business groups. We no longer have public courses available for individuals.
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What is a Class 2, 4, or 5 licence?
A class 2 licence is for a medium rigid vehicle which has a gross laden weight between 6,000kg and 18,000kg. A class 4 licence is for a heavy rigid vehicle which has a gross laden weight of 18,000kg or more. A class 5 licence is for a heavy combination vehicle which a gross combined weight of more than 25,000kg. To find out more about which licence you need, visit the NZTA factsheet here.
What do my staff need to be eligible?
If a Full class 1 licence has been held for 6 months, the driver is eligible to sit their Class 2 licence.
If a Class 2 licence has been held for 3 months (6 months if under 25), then they are eligible to sit their Class 4 licence. Trainees do not need a class 3 licence to sit a class 4.
If a Class 4 licence has been held for 3 months (6 months if under 25), then they are eligible to sit their Class 5 licence.
How long does it take and what is involved?
The length of the training depends on the number of trainees, and can be as little as two days. The training covers study and testing to gain the desired licence. This will include practical driving training and formal driving assessment.
Trainees need to bring a drivers medical with them when they come to this course, which they can get at their GP. Trainees will also need to bring their current photo drivers licence.
How much does it cost?
We offer special and tiered pricing to suit your training needs. Please get in touch with your licencing requirements and we can confirm training arrangements and the pricing for you.
Can this course be added to my staffs record of learning?
Yes, there are a number of unit standards available for trainees. The unit standards are:
- Work Time and Fatigue US 24089
- Operate a rigid vehicle (Class 2) US 17574
- Operate a rigid vehicle (Class 4) US 17576
- Operate a combination vehicle (Class 5) US 17577
Please Note - On completion of the course trainees receive a course certificate. On its own this certificate is not a licence or endorsement. It must be taken to a licensing agent (VTNZ, AA) and be added to the trainees licence. There is an additional fee for this.