Class 4 Driver Licence

If you're already working in the commercial road transport industry and want to train for your Class 4 Truck Licence, this is the course for you.

You'll learn safe driving skills and gain knowledge of vehicle dynamics so you can operate a heavy rigid motor vehicle, and meet the requirements for a NZ Transport Agency Class 4 Driver Licence.

Read about which licence you need to drive various vehicles, on the NZTA website.

Content Details

During the course you'll be required to:

  • complete the pre-course study materials, which will be sent out to you
  • complete up to 8 hours practical driver training including the Class 4 licence assessment


Planned intakes*: October, November
Delivery modes: Part-time
Locations*: Mt. Maunganui (Logistics Training Centre)
Duration: 2 days

* subject to change. Intakes may vary between locations.

The dates are a guide only. After you have enrolled and paid for this course we will post you study books to be completed in your own time, at your own pace.

On completion of this pre-course work you contact the tutor and a mutually agreeable time is arranged to attend a day in class for the  assessment/s.

The day following the class activities is the driver training and practical assessment.

Indicative Fees

2017 domestic students $779.00

2017 international students $936.00

Additional charges will apply if any extra drive time is required

2018 fees to be confirmed

The fee shown for domestic students is applicable to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. If an international fee is not listed above please refer to the international fees page. All fees are indicative only and subject to change.

You MAY be eligible for a StudyLink Student Loan for your tuition fees.

Find out if your programme qualifies by visiting the Studylink website.

If you also need to pay course related costs, i.e. if outlined in programme costs above, you need to apply separately to StudyLink (up to $1,000/academic year for eligible students). Note course related costs are paid directly into your bank account by StudyLink and you will be required to pay this to Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.

Qualifications Gained

Upon successful completion of the programme you will receive:

  • NZTA Class 4 Driver Licence

Entry Criteria

  • Course 1 and 2: you must hold a Class 4 learner licence
  • Or, Course 2 only:  Holders of the Class 4 licence may enrol only in Course 2 to update their knowledge of new worktime and logbook requirements.