Class 1 Mandatory Entry Level Training Course (MELT)

Program Overview

Drivers seeking a Class 1 (tractor trailer) licence are required to complete mandatory training to apply for their commercial driver’s licence. 
Training includes a government-mandated number of training hours for in-class, in-yard and in-vehicle modules with standardized curriculums being taught at our driving school.

Prerequisites for the course

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Hold a full Class 5 licence (non-GDL)
  • Class 1 Medical Certificate (Recommended before registering)

What is included in the course?

  • 57 hours of private driving instruction in truck.
  • 47 hours in the classroom including the air brake course.
  • 17.5 hours in yard training.
  • Tractor-trailer for the driving test.
  • A complimentary 3 hours of brush-up lesson before road test, truck rental included in the fee. (If needed, no additional truck rental for the 2nd road test)

How long is the course?

Average of 5 – 6 weeks.

How do I get financial aid?

  • See pay-bright financing option
  • Call office to check other available payment plans.

How many tests can I take?

There is no limit.

Any possibility of job opportunities after attaining the truck driving license?

Many job opportunities exist in the industry, including with our parent company PRO-formance Intermodal Inc.


Call-In To Check The Availibility
Calgary: (403) 389-1380
Edmonton: (780) 672-2131

For more information or to register call

Calgary: (403) 389-1380
Edmonton: (780) 672-2131

Operating Hours

School Hours
Monday to Friday - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Office Hours
Monday to Friday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday- Call for availability

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