Course Content

A course designed to instruct truck drivers in the correct methods of operation of larger trucks that have complex gearbox arrangements.

Particular emphasis is placed on the use of complex gearboxes such as the Eaton Road Ranger 13, 15 or 18 speed gearbox or similar.

  • Safe Operation of the Truck
  • Truck Components
  • Pre-Start Inspections
  • Start-up and Shut-down Procedures
  • Operating Procedures
  • Acceleration
  • Gear changing
  • Cornering
  • Braking and Gear Changing
  • Reversing
  • Use of mirrors
  • Truck care and maintenance
  • Towing
  • Operational Safety

Standard Assessment to the Transport & Logistics Training Package (TLI) guidelines.


Refresher Training

4 – 8 hours.

New Operator

1 – 2 days or as required until competent.


At a C.I.T.S. Training Centre or on site as required.


Contact your local C.I.T.S. for the current costs.