Class 2 Truck Licence

The class 2 truck license allows a driver to operate a vehicle up to 18,000kgs GV that has two axles.

This course requires a driver to have held a full New Zealand car licence for a minimum of 6 months.

The one-and-a-half day course includes logbook information, fatigue management, truck driving tuition and the driving test. When you complete the course you will have a full class 2 licence.

We have two models of truck for training purposes, both of which are fully serviced and industry standard.

To Obtain your Full Class 2 Truck Licence

You must have held a Full Class 1 (Car) NZ Driver Licence for at least 6 months.

COURSE FEE paid to Driver Training NZ Ltd. Payment of this fee required on 1st day of the course unless other arrangements have been made e.g. company purchase order. $880.00
Learner Licence Test fee paid at the driver licensing agent office (AA office / VTNZ) $93.90
Up‐grade to FULL Licence fee paid at the driver licensing agent office (AA office / VTNZ) $49.60
Driver Licence Medical obtained from your Doctor. fee varies
Should extra tuition be required the fee is $300 for each 2 hour session (this isn’t usually required).
Please note all fees quoted are subject to change without further notice.

Step 1 Go to your Doctor and obtain a Driver Licence Medical Certificate. Certificates are valid for 60 days from date of issue.
Step 2 Options for obtaining your class 2 learner licence:
Option 1 – Get a copy and study the latest road code for heavy vehicles.
Option 2 – Contact us to make an appointment to use our study facilities.
Option 3 – Go to or
Step 3 When you have finished studying, go to VTNZ Kereiti Street Mt Maunganui or AA Tauranga or your local Licencing Agency and sit your class 2 learners licence. You need to take your medical certificate, drivers licence and evidence of your current address, ie. power or phone account not older than 6 months. Once you have passed the Class 2 Learner Licence test, you will be issued with a temporary driver licence. Please now contact us to confirm the course dates.
Step 4 OUR CLASS 2 COURSE – consists of both theory and practical components, which will, when successfully completed give you your FULL Class 2 Licence. Allow 1 ½ days to complete the course.

Please Note

You can download an information sheet here.

Contact us now to make an enqiry about obtaining a class 2 truck licence.