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Heavy Truck

Heavy Truck

Trucks course prepares students for the RTA Driving Test, enabling them to get a UAE Driving License category 4. Students completing this course and passing the RTA Driving Tests are licensed to drive Heavy trucks. Heavy Truck criteria- Weight should be more than 2.5 tons.


Instructions and Information

  • The minimum age to obtain heavy truck license is 20 years.
  • Minimum 25 hours practical training for Heavy Truck.
  • After passing the required tests and receiving the license obtain a commercial driving permit for driver profession.

Heavy Truck

Trucks course prepares students for the RTA Driving Test, enabling them to get a UAE Driving License category 4. Students completing this course and passing the RTA Driving Tests are licensed to drive Heavy trucks. Heavy Truck criteria- Weight should be more than 2.5 tons.


Key content of course

  • Starting and balancing the vehicle
  • Positioning of vehicle
  • Gear functions and purpose
  • Use of clutch, brake, accelerator, trafficator and dash boards
  • Road markings and signals
  • Changing lanes
  • Vehicle control
  • Anticipation and reaction
  • Courtesy to other road users
  • Legal restrictions and obligations

Documents Required: - Dubai VISA

  • Original Emirates ID with copy
  • Valid visa page copy
  • Eye test (available in Al Quoz – Head Office)
  • Original country license (if available)for LMV.

Document Required - Other Emirates

  • NOC from Sponsor in Dubai Branch - (mentioning you are working in Dubai Branch (w/ Stamp & Signature) Mentioning the required category)
  • Company's Trade License copy - (Dubai Branch & as per Visa residency, under the same sponsor's name)
  • Original Emirates ID with copy
  • Valid visa page copy
  • Eye test (available in Al Quoz – Head Office)
  • Original Country License (if available)

Document Required for UAE and GCC Nationals

  • Original Emirates ID and copy
  • Eye test (available in Head Office Al Quoz)

PRICE LIST FOR PRACTICAL TRAINING

Practical Training Regular (AED) Friday (AED) Shifting (AED)
RATE PER HOUR 168 220.5 220.5

RTA AND AL AHLI CHARGES

Categories Regular Charges (AED)
RTA AND AL AHLI OPENING TRAINING FEE 640
LEARNING PERMIT 220
DRIVERS HANDBOOK 70
EYE TEST 142.5
DRIVING LICENSE ISSUANCE 425
THEORY TRAINING SESSIONS 336
RTA THEORY TEST 293.5
RTA INTERNAL TEST 293.5
ASSESSMENT TEST 105
ARTICULATED ASSESSMENT TEST 105
RTA PRACTICAL TEST 293.5

Theoretical lectures

Number of lectures Subject
First lecture Attitude and responsibilities of driver
Second lecture Knowledge on Traffic rules and regulations
Third lecture Characteristics of road users
Fourth lecture Driver Condition
Fifth lecture The Environment
Sixth lecture Driving on freeways, traffic violations, and route planning /td>
Seventh lecture Developing forecasting of hazards and emergencies when driving
Eighth lecture Traffic Accidents case studies and what to do in an accident
Ninth lecture Heavy truck articulated

There are total 5 different tests to pass to get driving license.

Name of the test Test location Take by When
RTA Knowledge Test / Theory Test Head Office,Al Quoz RTA After attending all the lectures.
RTA Internal Test Head Office,Al Quoz RTA After passing knowledge test Completing stage 1 to 4 of practical training.
Assessment Test Head Office,Al Quoz ADC After passing knowledge test, RTA Internal test and completing 3 hours articulated practical training.
Articulated assessment test Head Office,Al Quoz ADC After passing knowledge test, RTA Internal test, Assessment test and completing 2 hours articulated practical training
RTA Road Test Head Office,Al Quoz RTA After passing knowledge test, RTA Internal test, Assessment test & articulated assessment test.

Practical Training

Stages of practical training Subject
Command and control Training procedure (within the perimeter of the Institute) It consists of (8 hours) practical training.
Driving in different speeds External training (outside the perimeter of the Institute) It consists of (12 hours) practical training
Articulated Vehicle Training Internal Yard training(3 hours) external training public road (2 hours)

Practical training timings

Days Times
Saturday – Thursday 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fridays 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm