Class 2 Time Reduction Licence Course

Driver Licence Class 2 – Any rigid vehicle (including any tractor) with a Gross Laden Weight (GLW) of more than 6,000kg but less than 18,001kg.

This course is theory training and a practical drive assessment only, therefore, you MUST be able to operate a Class 2 vehicle competently.  You must hold your Class 2 Learner License and have some driving experience on NZ Roads before attending our course.

Course Aim

To develop a Class 2 Vehicle operator that will have the knowledge, skills and attributes for all essential areas of the units of competency covered in the Class 2 Vehicle Course undertaken, enabling the individual to drive effectively and safely.

Course Overview

  • The trainees will undergo formal in class training, off site or on site, in unit standard 17574 and 24089 prior to being assessed.
  • A practical drive assessment of 45 to 60 minutes (per trainee) completes the training and assessments.
  • The number of days required depends on skills demonstrated and prior training.

Unit Standards Achieved

  • 17574 – Operate a motor vehicle to meet the requirements for a full class 2 driver’s licence
  • 24089 – Demonstrate knowledge of fatigue management, work time, and driver logbook requirements


  • Unit Standard 24089 must be included for all heavy trade licences unless you have qualified on this unit standard within a 12-month period.

Additional Driver Training

  • If you do not have ANY  practical driving experience of a Class 2 vehicle, please refer to the Class 2 Time Reduction Practical Training and Assessment Truck Licensing Course.

Important Note                                                                                                               

  • An approved NZTA certificate is issued for the competency assessed. This is not a licence, you must take this to an NZTA licencing agent (VTNZ or AA) and have it put on your licence.
  • Licence endorsement fees are not included in course fees.
  • Where the client requires the units to be registered with NZQA a credit charge of $6.00 per credit will apply.

Trainee Numbers: Minimum of 1, Maximum of 5 per trainer

Course Costs: $747.50 exclusive of GST ($859.63 incl. GST)

Additional Training Costs: $160.00 exclusive of GST per hour ($184.00 incl. GST)

Onsite undercover facilities, Offsite training available

Use the form below to make an enquiry or give us a call on 07 347 0525 for further information.

What our students have to say:


“As a trainer working in the adult education industry, it was refreshing to meet someone who takes the time to give traineees relevant tips for practical operating.”

-Mark McKellow

“I found the provider to be more than competent and, most importantly, delivers what the is promised in the course. Well done!”

-Shane Grace

“Good tutor – Made the course interesting and fun!”

-Larraine Wilson

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