Future courses include:

Heavy Vehicle Braking - Calculator Training

The two half-days web-based training is conducted by Dr Peter Hart, heavy vehicle braking expert and forensic engineer. Participants will receive detailed information about heavy vehicle braking and how to use the new Beta version of the ARTSA-i brake calculator which is free to use for accredited users.


Day 1: Tuesday 28th November 9am – 12 noon

Day 2: Wednesday 29th November from 9am – 1pm

Who should participate?

OEM personnel, vehicle technicians, engineers such as Accredited Vehicle Examiners (AVEs), and regulators.

Course Outline

Session 1, Day 1 – Brake system basics 9:00am – 9:30am

Session 2, Day 1 – Brake stability and Brake Rules 9:30am – 10:45am

Session 3, Day 1 –Brake Calculator Demonstration 11:00am – 12:30pm

Delegates can use the calculator overnight before restarting on Day 2

Session 4, Day 2 – Practical Trailer brake Design Example 9:00am – 9:30am

Session 5, Day 2 - Design Examples -Combination Vehicles 9:30am – 10:15am

Session 6, Day 2 – Advanced Calculator Techniques 10:30am – 11:00am

Session 7, Day 2 - Examples of satisfactory brake designs 11:00am – 12:00pm

Session 8, Day 2 - Follow-up & Questions 12:00pm – 12:30pm

Participants will receive:

  • detailed information about heavy vehicle braking and the brake design rules.
  • in depth understanding of how to use the ARTSA-i brake calculator
  • accreditation to use the beta version of the calculator free of charge
  • The training using Zoom, will be of great benefit to industry personnel involved in maintaining, developing and regulating heavy vehicle braking systems.

    Cost: $500

    ARTSA members $425 Click here to be come a member

    To register go to EVENTBRIGHT

    For more information contact exec@artsa.com.au

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