Accreditation as a Heavy Vehicle Driver (HVA) Assessor - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this accreditation if you intend to conduct assessments for drivers of heavy vehicles and / or trucks. This accreditation system is intended to ensure that there are minimum standards and consistency across all driving in the ACT.

When your application for accreditation has been approved, you will be given a certificate of accreditation that must be displayed in your vehicle.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age or older;
  • Hold a current Heavy Vehicle Drivers licence;
  • Have sufficient driving ability and knowledge of safe driving practices and road law;
  • Be medically fit and a suitable person to provide driving instruction;
  • Hold no prior convictions against your name within the last five years for a disqualifying offence;
  • Have successfully completed the required mandatory qualification at a Registered Training Organisation; and
  • Hold public liability insurance that insures you against liability in relation to the death, or bodily injury caused from the use of a motor vehicle for providing driving instruction.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.



1 Year



Application for a Heavy Vehicle Assessor (HVA) Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
Road Transport Authority

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Driver Licensing) Act 1999 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Driver Licensing) Regulation 2000 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
Road Transport Authority

Mailing address:
PO BOX 582
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602


02 62077101


02 62077171




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