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Heavy Truck Driving

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.

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- Company Sponsor

  • Original Emirates ID with copy
  • No Objection Letter (w/ Stamp & Signature)
  • Eye test (available in Al Quoz – Head Office)
  • Original Country License with copy (if available)

Document Required: Dubai VISA - Other Sponsor

  • Original Emirates ID with copy
  • No Objection Letter from sponsor
  • Eye test (available in Al Quoz – Head Office)
  • Original Country License with copy (if available)

Document Required - Other Emirates (under company Sponsorship)

  • 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
  • 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

Heavy vehicle (Truck) Regular Friday Shifting
RATE PER HOUR 168 220.5 220.5
25 hours training 4200 5512.5 5512.5

RTA AND AL AHLI CHARGES

RTA and al ahli charges 25 Hrs
RTA AND AL AHLI OPENING TRAINIG FEE 620
LEARNING PERMIT 220
DRIVERS HANDBOOK 70
THEORY TEST 330
PARKING TEST 330
ROAD TEST 330
DRIVING LICENSE ISSUANCE 420
EYE TEST 120
THEORY TRAINING SESSIONS 320
ARTICULATED ASSESSMENT TEST 100
ASSESSMENT TEST 100
5% VAT (ONLY AL AHLI CHARGES) 67.5
TOTAL CHARGES 3027.5

Theoretical lectures

After students obtain the Learning permit under the Heavy Vehicle (BUS) Category, they will have to attend the Theoretical lectures dealing with topics as followed.(9) Theoretical lectures dealing with topics as followed

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
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
* Note: student must complete all 9 lectures and the knowledge test before booking practical training.

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 and completing the yard test (Parking) practical lessons.
Assessment Test Head Office,Al Quoz ADC After passing knowledge test, And yard test.
Articulated assessment test Head Office,Al Quoz ADc After passing knowledge test, yard test and Assessment Test.
RTA Road Test Head Office,Al Quoz RTA After passing knowledge test, , Assessment test RTA internal test and completing all practical training.

Practical Training

Practical training consists of 20 hours practical training varies between internal and external trainings.

Stages of practical training Subject
Command and control Training procedure (within the perimeter of the Institute) It consists of (8 hours) practical training.
Rotation and turning
Back to maneuver behind
Driving in different speeds External training (outside the perimeter of the Institute) It consists of (12 hours) practical training
Identify the traffic signals and landlines, controls and commitments traffic
Identify the traffic rules and the regulations
Articulated Vehicle Training Internal Yard training(3 hours) external training public road (2 hours)

Practical training timings

Days Type Times
Saturday – Thursday Heavy vehicles (trucks) 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