Operate heavy rigid vehicle

To improve knowledge and skills to safely drive HR vehicles under a range of conditions.

Course Duration

1 day

Who Should Attend

People who drive HR vehicles as part of their job role at Western Power


The prerequisites for attendance at this course are:
A valid heavy rigid (HR) drivers licence – you will be required to show your licence to the training provider on the day of training.

Note: All prerequisites need to be current.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

  • safely drive a HR vehicle
  • systematic and efficient control of all vehicle functions
  • monitoring of traffic and road conditions
  • management of vehicle condition and performance
  • effective management of hazardous situations.

PPE/PPC & Equipment Requirements

PTSWA training room standards apply:

  • smart casual attire (no shorts)
  • enclosed footwear
  • Dependant on the location of your training, you may be required to provide a HR vehicle.

See the Western Power PPE Procedure for more information about the requirements

Note: Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.


Written and practical assessment


Statement of Attainment

Associated Authorisations

On successful completion of the course
O0498 – Advanced Driver Training

For information on how to apply for an Authorisation, contact the Authorisations Team

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently available, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.