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Diamond Training Centre

Heavy Vehicle Training Canberra


The Best Truck Driving School in Canberra

Welcome to Diamond Training Centre! We are a leading provider of heavy vehicle training in Canberra. With our expertise and experience, we have been serving the community for over 5 years. Our comprehensive training programs ensure that you receive the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the industry. Join us today and take the first step towards a successful career in heavy vehicle operations.

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Choosing the right driving school is an important decision, especially when it comes to operating heavy vehicles. That's why Heavy Vehicle Training & Assessment offers personalized training and assessment services to help you achieve your goals. With our experienced instructors and state-of-the-art facility in Canberra, we're the premier choice for heavy vehicle training and assessment in the area.

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About Diamond Training Centre 

Truck driving school Canberra 

At Canberra heavy vehicle Diamond Training Centre, we are committed to providing the highest quality heavy vehicle training in the industry. Our experienced instructors and state-of-the-art equipment ensure that our students have the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the trucking industry. We offer a comprehensive program that covers all aspects of commercial truck operation, including safety compliance.  Contact us today to learn more about our program.

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"I received my heavy vehicle training from Diamond Training Centre and it was the best decision I ever made. Their instructors are knowledgeable and experienced, and their equipment is top-notch."

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  • What licence can I upgrade to with my ACT car licence?
    You can apply to upgrade for any rigid vehicle if you are 19+ have held your ACT or NSW car licence for at least 24 months you can go straight to Heavy Rigid
  • Can I drive a heavy vehicle before I gain my licence?
    Once you have completed the knowledge test, with the road transport authority you are licenced with, you can drive a heavy vehicle whilst accompanied by a person who holds a valid licence for the type of licence class of the vehicle you are driving. You must display ‘Driver Under Instruction’ plates or ‘L plates’ at the front and rear of the vehicle. While learning to drive a heavy vehicle, your blood alcohol concentration must be .00
  • Can I speak with an advisor before enrolling?
    Absolutely! We understand that choosing a trucking school can be a big decision, and we want to make sure that you have all of the information you need to make the right choice for you. Our advisors are available to answer your questions and provide guidance.
  • Can I go from a Heavy Rigid to a Multi Combination licence?
    If ACT licenced, you will need to complete the knowledge test, and you wouldn’t be required to do the HC assessment, if competent with the trailer/s you would be required to complete the one-day course in the MC.
  • Is training conducted in groups, or one on one training?
    This is dependent on the training you are undertaking. you can always reach us on 0424834168.
  • How long do I have to hand my paperwork to Access Canberra to obtain my licence?
    If you are deemed competent on completion of your heavy vehicle assessment, you have three months to present your paperwork to Access Canberra.
  • What are the medical requirements to gain a heavy vehicle licence?
    You need to complete a commercial driver health assessment if you're applying for a: medium rigid vehicle licence heavy rigid vehicle licence heavy combination vehicle licence multi-combination vehicle licence. You don't need to complete a commercial driver health assessment if you've already provided one to Access Canberra within the last 6 months. You must complete the health assessment every 5 years. Access Canberra will write to you reminding you to undertake the health assessment.
  • Will I be restricted to driving automatics if I sit an automatic truck assessment?
    Yes. You can only drive an automatic heavy vehicle. If you want to drive a vehicle with a synchromesh, or non-synchromesh gearbox, you are required to undertake further training and assessment.
  • Can I undertake training using my international driver's licence?
    No. You must hold an Australian driver’s licence for a minimum period of 12 months.
  • How long it will take for the assessments?
    Assessments are 1 hour and 30 minutes for: light rigid vehicle licences medium rigid vehicle licences heavy rigid vehicle licences heavy combination vehicle licences Assessments for multi-combination vehicle licences are 2 hours and 40 minutes long. Once passed, the assessment is valid for 3 months.
  • What language your instructors can speak?
    Our instructor Manpreet Singh can provide instructions in ENGLISH, HINDI AND PUNJABI 🚛
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    We have a 7-day cancellation/change of date policy. If you require to change, reschedule or cancel your course we must be notified a minimum full 7 days prior to the commencement of your course. Failure to do this will result in all fees paid being lost. Fees will also be lost if you fail to turn up for your course. If you are unwell and cannot provide 7 days' notice, we can reschedule your course without any cost on receipt of your medical certificate.
  • What payment options are available?
    All Major Credit Cards are accepted 3% surcharge applies. Bank Online Transfer Cash Payment

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At Diamond Training Centre Canberra, we are committed to providing the highest quality heavy vehicle training in the industry. Our experienced instructors are based in Canberra and our state-of-the-art equipment ensure that our students have the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in getting their heavy vehicle licence in Canberra. We offer a comprehensive training & assessment 


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