New Drivers Course

New Drivers Course  

If you have just obtained your truck licence or are new to the transport industry then this course is a must. Getting your truck licence is the first step -

the next step is to gain an understanding of what it takes to be a professional truck driver.


Training is delivered face to face In Class to small groups to ensure you have plenty of interaction with your trainer/s. Onsite training can be arranged  - just give us a call to discuss your needs.


In this practical course you will learn:

  1. How and why to complete a vehicle inspection (pre-start) prior to driving.
  2. Correct load restraint methods using ropes, chains and straps.
  3. Correct loading of vehicles
  4. How to use curtains
  5. Operating a tailgate lifter
  6. How Chain of Responsibility (COR) affects you as a driver and how to comply with the National Heavy Vehicle Law, TMR regulations and Workplace Health and Safety


The course is all about the practical activities:

  • Using a tailgate lifter, curtains, gates and a pallet jack
  • Load restraint - using ropes, straps and chains to tie down a load
  • Vehicle inspections - conducting a pre-start inspections

Course Price

New Drivers Course ( 3 hours) - $295

Drivers Course ( 3 hours) - $195 for existing students

Call for course dates


All training will be delivered at Shift Training's head office – 26-30 Quilton Place Crestmead 4132


Entry Requirements

  • Eager to learn
  • Work boots