Section A Pre-drive (Allowed 2 mistakes)

1 Pre-operation checks

  • Wheel, wheel nuts & tyres

  • Vehicle measurements

  • Fluid leaks

  • Air leaks

  • Air tanks

  • Couplings

  • Vehicle posture

  • Load security

  • Loose/missing/broken fittings

  • Registrations

  • Lights & indicators

  • Drive belts

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2 Cab drill

  • Seating position

  • Seat belts

  • Mirrors

  • Cleanliness

  • Controls

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Section B Vehicle operation and control (Allowed 4 mistakes)

3 Start, move off, shut down and secure

  • Start engine

  • Instruments and gauges

  • Move off

  • Return to kerb

  • Shut down vehicle

  • Secure vehicle

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4 Manages steering

  • Smooth directional changes

  • Straight line driving

  • Hand position

  • Curves and bends

  • Intersections

  • Railway crossings

  • Kerb clearance

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5 Manage gears

  • Appropriate gear for speed/gradient

  • Smooth changes without clashing

  • Correct use of clutch

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6 Manage brakes

  • Efficient use of brake system

  • Smooth application

  • Stopping point accuracy

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7 Manage accelerator

  • Manages engine power

  • Smooth and efficient

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Section C Low risk driving behaviours (Allowed 2 mistakes)

8 Create/maintain crash avoidance space

  • Follow distance (moving)

  • Stopped position

  • Speed selection

  • Cushion to the sides

  • Lane selection

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9 Protect crash avoidance space

  • Speed control

  • Gap selection

  • Maintains traffic flow

  • Observes road and traffic environment

  • Responds to risks/hazards

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Section D Compliance (No mistakes)

Compliance

  • Obeys road rules

  • Follows assessor's instruction

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Section E Additional risk management (Allowed 1 mistake)

11 Reverse

  • Long reverse (for all vehicle types)

  • Reverse parallel park (rigid vehicles)

  • Offset reverse (except MC)

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12 Hill stop/start

  • Ascent

  • Descent

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13 Load securing

  • Ropes

  • Chains and dogs

  • Winches and straps

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14 Coupling/uncoupling

  • Semi trailer uncouple

  • Semi trailer couple

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15 Bus Stop

  • Arrive at bus stop

  • Depart the bus stop

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Additional evidence

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