Heavy Vehicle Training 12 - 14 November

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Members are invited to attend heavy vehicle training jointly delivered by VACC’s Commercial Vehicle Industry Association Victoria (CVIAV), the Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Australia (CVIAA) and the Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association (ARTSA).

The course will cover: certification, engineering and modifications over a three day program - with a focus on heavy truck and trailer safety, and mechanical performance.

The training will be led by Dr Peter Hart, with assistance from a number of specialist from across the certification, engineering and modification fields.  Peter is an electrical engineer with close to 20 years’ experience as a forensic examiner and expert witness.  He is an Agent in the Road Vehicle Certification System and a VicRoads engineering signatory.

What’s the program?




12 November


Certification procedures, permit vehicles, SP Vehicles, IAP, RVCS, legal issues, Road Vehicle Standards Act, RAV, RAWS, heavy vehicles sector explained.

13 November


Brakes, engines, axles, suspension, steering, electrical systems, tyres and performance, PBS, chassis design.

14 November


VSB overview, body attachments, brake modifications, mechanical couplings, towbars, vehicle mounted lifting systems, engine and transmission substitution, common failure modes, vehicle safety.

You can access the full program HERE:

Who should attend?
Workshop managers, fleet operation managers, vehicle engineers, component suppliers and manufacturers, vehicle modifiers, insurance investigators and inspectors.

The course will be informative for anyone with a professional interest in heavy truck and trailer safety and mechanical performance.

How much does it cost?
CVIAV, VACC, CVIAA and ARTSA members: $550 per day (incl GST)

Non-members: $770 per day (incl GST)

Participants can choose to attend on any or all of the three days.

Monday, 12 November – Wednesday, 14 November 2018
8.30 – 5pm each day.

VACC House
Level 7, 464 St Kilda Road
Melbourne Vic  3004

How do I register?
Register online by clicking this link.

Alternative, you can complete and return the registration form at the back of the brochure:

All enquiries, contact ARTSA Executive Officer, Rob Perkins, or 0411 402 832.


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