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Licence Endorsements:
“V” Vehicle Recovery + Licence Endorsement Course

 

Why do a "V" Licence Endorsement course with TR Master Drive Services?

  • This course allows successful participants to gain the “V” license endorsement required to drive a towing service vehicle for hire or reward.

  • You will be professionally trained by qualified and experienced instructors.

  • Train at one of our nationwide facilities.
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Course Aim

To provide the participant with a New Zealand Transport Agency certificate that will allow them to apply for their “V” Licence endorsement via an appropriate licensing agency (AA, VTNZ or VINZ).

Who needs a “V” Vehicle Recovery Licence Endorsement?

Anyone who drives a towing service vehicle for hire or reward – e.g.: tow trucks

What do I need to have before I can get a “V” Vehicle Recovery licence endorsement?

You must have held a full New Zealand Class 1 (car) licence for at least 2 years.

How do I get a “V” Vehicle Recovery licence endorsement?

  • Successfully complete a “V” endorsement course with TR Master Drive Services - an approved training provider.
  • On successful completion of the TR Master Drive Services’ Approved Course the participant will be issued with a New Zealand Transport Agency certificate. 
  • To obtain a “V” Licence endorsement this certificate needs to be produced to a licensing agency (e.g. AA, VTNZ or VINZ) and the following requirements have to be met:
    • Complete the application form and pay the NZTA Licensing fees.
    • Produce a medical certificate (may not be required if one has been submitted/completed in the last 5 years – please check with the licensing agency).
    • Undergo an eyesight test.
    • Undergo a fit and proper person check.
    • Undertake and pass a Full Licence Test in a car (this may not be required if one has been completed in the last 5 years – please check with the licensing agency).
    • Provide identification and proof of your address.

Note: You should allow six to eight weeks for your licence endorsement application to be processed.

How long does the “V” Licence Endorsement course take and what is involved?

  • Pre-course study (collect your study book/s when you come in to pay for the course).
  • Normally two half days of theory in class (sometimes an hour or two more).

What unit standards are covered?

  • 17580 – Demonstrate knowledge of driver requirements for Endorsement V (vehicle recovery).
  • 24089 – Demonstrate knowledge of Fatigue Management, Work Time and Driver Logbook Requirements. Note if you have 24089 already then please call to discuss what to do.

“V” Vehicle Recovery + Licence Endorsement Pre-requisites

  • You must have held a full NZ Class 1 (car) licence for at least 2 years.
  • You’ll need to get a medical certificate (unless you have presented one to the NZTA in the last 5 years).

Pre-course Study Material

To allow enough time for you to complete the study guides before attending the course, please book at least 1 week prior to the course date.

Course Fees

  • $565.22 plus GST per person ($650 including GST).

What is included in the course fees?

  • Course fees and NZQA credit registration fees.

What is excluded?

  • NZTA or licensing agency fees.

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