Class 5

The Class 5 License course covers a Heavy Combination Vehicle with a Gross Combination Mass (GCM) of more than 25,000kg.


  • Truck and full trailer
  • Tractor Unit and Semi Trailer(s)
  • A trains and B trains

Course Prerequisites

  • You must hold a Full NZ Class 4 Full Driver’s license for a minimum of 6 months (if under 25 years of age), or 3 Months (if over 25 years of age).
  • You will need to make sure you have completed a DL9 medical certificate from your GP, current within 5 years
  • You will also be required to have your Class 5 Learners, which you obtain from the AA by sitting a multichoice test.

Course Outline

Two Day Course

If you have completed US24089, Logbook and Fatigue

Day 1 -
Morning – Logbook Component (if applicable)
Afternoon – Class 5 Theory

Day 2 –
Assessment Drive

If you are required to do the Logbook & Fatigue course, US24089, this will conducted on Day 1 in the morning, followed by the Class 5 Theory in the afternoon. The Assessment drive is on the second day. If you have done a logbook course within the last 2 years, you may be exempt, please call us.

Please note: depending on numbers we will always try to have everyone through by the end of the second day but this may spill over for the drive component.

Course Costs

$795.00 plus GST

$895.00 plus GST – If you need to complete the Logbook and Fatigue, US24089.

Truck Hire is extra - $375 plus GST

T’s & C’s regarding payment of the course:

A 50% deposit is required within 7 Days of receipt of the invoice to confirm your booking.

The remaining balance is to be paid prior to the course commencement.

Eftpos is available for payment of the course on the day, through prior arrangement with the Directors of J&S Woodward Ltd – T/A Drive It.

All courses are non-refundable once commenced.

Credits for unit standards will be reported to NZQA through the MITO Business Division of Te Pūkenga Work Based Learning Limited in the approved capacity as a MITO Registered Independent Assessor.