Class 1 & 3 Driver Training
COURSE DESCRIPTION – CLASS 1 (MELT)
Looking to upgrade your license to a Class 1? We are certified to offer the mandated training program.
Driver Training Component
- 72.5 hours of driver training (includes chain up, pre-trip, in-cab air, road time, and progress review)
- 40.5 hours of classroom instruction as per MELT requirements
- View the full description of MELT components here: MELT Curriculum
COURSE DESCRIPTION – Class 3
Looking to upgrade your license to a Class 3? One of our instructors will assess your driving experience and skills and customize a training package to suit your needs and ensure the program provides the training and information needed to prepare for the road test.
Training is one-on-one with the instructor. Components of the training include the following:
Additionally, in-truck instruction will cover all areas to be tested on the government road exam:
-control (equipment, steering, shifting, gears, clutching, brakes/accelerator, signals)
Driver Training Cost for Class 3: $125 per hour (number of hours dependent on driving needs); average training time is 18-25 hours for those with no prior experience.
CERTIFICATION FOR CLASS 1 OR CLASS 3
The student must have completed the Air Brakes Course, Driver’s Medical (Class 1 only), and relevant Alberta Registry Knowledge Exam prior to driver training. Fees are set by the registry and are subject to change; approximate costs are $20 for the knowledge exam and $150 for the Class 3 road test and $225 for the Class 1 road test. Class 3 road exam is 1 hour; Class 1 road exam is 2.25 hours – charge for truck rental is $125/hour for the road exam.
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- Language English
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