What is the Vehicle WT/MLET (19 Tonne) Operator Course?

Aim of the Course

The aim of the course is to train OSHKOSH 6×6 Transporter Drivers to be competent and qualified Modified Light Equipment Transporter (MLET) Operators. This course concentrates on driving with a laden trailer by day and by night both on-road and on prepared tracks including the practical trailer elements of loading, unloading, load security and loading by winch training.

Facilitated by IDT(A).

Entry Standards

  • Any rank or grade.
  • Must be a qualified and in-date Vehicle OSK 6×6 Driver-Transporter (course number 11T/0273) with a minimum of 12 months driving experience.
  • Must hold a GB issued photocard driving licence with a minimum full category C+E entitlement.
  • Must have completed Defence General Service Driver (DGSD) Module 1 or national equivalent.


Five (5) working days, with two (2) courses per year.


Defence School of Transport Leconfield.

Outline of Course

  • Students will be taught in load security and unloading an MLET trailer.
  • Oversized loads training will also be conducted.
  • Driving the OSK 6×6 and MLET trailer (loaded) on a bespoke training area and on the public roads will be assessed and tested throughout the course duration.
  • Driver/operator maintenance procedures will be taught and tested on the MLET trailer.

Qualifications Gained

Vehicle MLET Operator Competency.


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