Applying for an MC i.e. a multi-combination vehicle includes following a couple of important steps. The vehicles that fall under this category include a Prime mover, a trailer of a low loader and a low loader dolly, B-doubles, and road trains. Now let us take a look into the pre-requisites.

  • The candidate applying for the test needs to pass a test that tests his knowledge.
  • The candidate will need to pass the eyesight test.
  • Pass the medical exam.
  • The candidate needs to complete the HVCBA i.e. Heavy Vehicle Competency Based Assessment. If the candidate holds an HR licence, he will need to pass the HC assessment before starting the MC training.
  • The candidate should hold a class HC or HR or equivalent licence for one year. The time spent on a P2 HR licence counts but driving an MC vehicle will not be possible until and unless the candidate has full HC or HR licence. 

The MC licence in Liverpool is also regarded as the B double licence and is in high demand in the transport industry. Moreover, the MC licence is considered as one of the higher paid licence classes for drivers.

There are other criteria for obtaining the licence as well. These include having an HR (heavy rigid) or HC (heavy combination) licencefor at least one year. The candidate also needs to go through a training and assessment program that is approved by RMS. To apply for an MC licence one needs to visit an RMS motor registry and

  • Complete the form for licence application.
  • Provide a recent licence or identity proof that meets the requirements.
  • Provide the necessary medical report.
  • Pass the test of eyesight.
  • Pass the knowledge test.
  • Meet the compulsory requirements for the MC licence.
  • Complete the training and assessment course of HVCBA and obtain a competency certificate.

Candidates who are willing to take the licence test can need to be proficient in all of the driving techniques. To do this they can go for a course that will focus on 

  1. Checking the vehicle before beginning the drive and the procedures to do so.
  2. Drills that include common driving practices.
  3. Starting the vehicle, moving it, shutting it down, and then securing it for safety.
  4. Manage the steering of the vehicle.
  5. Shifting the gears.
  6. Managing the brakes of the vehicle, a very important criterion for obtaining the MC licence in Sydney.
  7. Control of the accelerator for maneuvering the vehicle.
  8. Maintaining the crash avoidance space.
  9. Adhering to road safety rules.
  10. Protecting the space for avoiding a crash.
  11. Knowledge of reversing.
  12. Starting or stopping the vehicle on a hilltop.
  13. Securing the load
  14. Practicing coupling and uncoupling. 

After completing the course, when the candidate is equipped with the knowledge of all of these,he will be able to appear for the Final Competency Assessment which will help him to get the MC Licence in Liverpool. After achieving the licence, the candidate will be able to drive all the MC vehicles easily and will be able to apply for jobs requiring MC drivers.

Author's Bio: 

The author owns a company that provides tutorials for achieving MC licence in Sydney and Liverpool and helps the candidates to find suitable jobs in driving.