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Heavy Vehicle Pilot Escort Training

Course Duration
3-4 Days depending on numbers. (Min 6 Participants) Please confirm upon booking
Course Start Date/s
Course Cost
$1,250.00 per student
Course Code
TLIB0002 (Carry out vehicle inspection), TLIE3009 (Use pilot and escort communication), TLIC3010 (Pilot or escort oversized and/or overmassed loads), TLIF3060 (Control traffic as a pilot vehicle operator) & TLIF3013 (Coordinate breakdowns and emergencies)


This is an Accredited Pilot Vehicle Course and on completion allows pilots to work Australia wide.  The course runs for four days and is endorsed by Main Roads WA.  Our trainers have extensive experience in the mining industry and are current, highly experienced Pilot Escorts who hold their certificate IV in Training and Assessment. 


The course is designed for anyone wanting to escort Oversize/Overmass trucks. It is also advantageous for anyone considering a career in the Mining Industry. The course is extremely beneficial for people working within the Transport industry who may be required to escort any oversize/overmass trucks. Pilot Accreditation completed in WA is the only course that is recognised Australia wide, therefore allowing you to work Nationally. It is beneficial for Farmers and Farm Workers to also complete this course as they frequently have the need to move Oversize farm machinery.

The course content is split in to 5 units of competency. These are:

TLIB0002 - Carry out vehicle inspection
TLIE3009 - Use pilot and escort communication
TLIC3010 - Pilot or escort oversized and/or overmassed loads
TLIF3060 - Control traffic as a pilot vehicle operator
TLIF3013 - Coordinate breakdowns and emergencies

The three day course allows for both classroom and practical on the road experience. This course is largely practical based, however, there are several theory assessments and requires literacy and numeracy skills.

Our course is delivered by TAE Certificate IV Trainers who are also Accredited Pilots. This allows us to bring their on the job experience into the classroom and provide you with the credible and relevant training. 


On Completion

Upon successful completion, participants will be issued a Statement of Attainment and also a Certificate of Participation in:


Students must complete an application with Main Roads WA in order to apply for a New or Renew their Heavy Vehicle Pilot Escort Licence.  Registration includes an adminstrative fee of $205.00.

Please go to the Mainroads website for more information: https://project.mainroads.wa.gov.au/heavyvehiclepilot/Pages/default.aspx


Heavy Vehicle Pilot Refersher course is available (2 Day duration), if interested, please make an enquiry with the Illuminate Group