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  • Minimum age for registration is 20yrs
  • Students do not currently have to possess an LMV driving license to register for Shovel training
  • All HMV registrations are for a mandatory minimum of 20 hours.
  • Students who do not currently have an LMV driving license from their own country must be trained in the basic control of LMV (Curriculum subjects 1.07 – 1.12) off road before driving HMV
  • Students who have already failed the final RTA road test at another institute may register for a minimum of 4 hours
  • Any student transferring in from another institute will be required to take an evaluation test if there has been a gap of more than 60 days since their last class
  •  All training is carried out in manual vehicles so there is no option to register for automatic transmission.

(See Required registration documents


See Shovel/Heavy Forklift Curriculum


  • Those people who have a full, valid driving license from the 33 recognised countries (See details)  can directly transfer their license at any RTA Office on production of the necessary documentation and fee.
  • People who have a valid UAE driving license from any emirate other than Dubai must transfer their driving file to Dubai RTA before opening a file in Dubai for any other vehicle category.
  • People who have any traffic fine against their name will not be able to open a file without first clearing that fine.