How to become a Truck Driver

Driving a truck can be the most rewarding career choice. You will have to go through the appropriate training but once you have completed the process you will be a professional driver.

These training organisations are members of the NZ Trucking Association. Contact them to find out all the requirements.


Mainland Driving School provide customers with solutions for their transport training and licensing needs. Whether you are an individual or a large multinational company, we will work with you to make the entire process straight forward and hassle free. 


Canterbury Driver Training Ltd provides a range of NZTA approved courses for Truck Licence Classes 2, 4 & 5, and Endorsements for; Rollers (R), Tracks (T), and Wheels (W), Dangerous Goods (D) and Forklift (F) along with customised driver training.


“Upskilling drivers to be professional, safe and efficient” Master Drive Services provides Quality Education, Training and Assessment Programmes for Drivers, Operators, Instructors and Assessors. Heavy vehicles, light fleet vehicles, forklifts, specialist vehicles and plant and the warehousing and distribution sector.


Driver licensing and endorsements for Heavy Vehicles (class 2, 3, 4 & 5), Forklifts + Osh Certificate and Attachments, Wheels Tracks and Rollers, Endorsements, Dangerous Goods, Vehicle Recovery, Passenger Endorsement and a Motorbike Handling Skills Test at competitive rates.


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