From 28 November 2017 if you would like to be a Heavy Vehicle Pilot you will need to:

  • Hold a current non-probationary Motor Drivers Licence obtainable from the Department of Transport;
  • Pass an Assessment of Fitness to Drive for Commercial Drivers examination, must not be older than 6 months prior to the date of application;                             
  • Pass a Western Australian Heavy Vehicle Pilot training course from a registered training provider; and
  • Complete an application form and pay a $205 administrative fee. To submit your application please email the form and all supporting documentation to pilots@mainroads.wa.gov.au

 

1. Download the Medical Assessment Instructions and Medical Assessment Certificate below, and make an appointment with your Medical Practitioner. The Instructions will guide you and your Medical Practitioner through the process of completing the Medical Assessment of Fitness to Drive for Commercial Drivers.

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Medical Assessment Instructions Medical Assessment of Fitness to Drive for Commercial Drivers

                

2. Pass a Western Australian heavy vehicle pilot training course from the following providers:

 

3. Complete and return a Heavy Vehicle Pilot Licence Application Form, together with your Medical Assessment and payment.

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Heavy Vehicle Pilot Licence Application Form

 

4. The Heavy Vehicle Pilot Licence costs $205 and is valid for three years. A range of payment options are on the application form.  Main Roads will send you a reminder when it’s time to renew your Heavy Vehicle Pilot Licence.

Last Updated: 05 August 2019