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Class 1 Driver Training in Edmonton

PROMOTION: Class 1 MELT, now only $8,500.


Gennaro Transport Training offers comprehensive Class 1 driver training in Edmonton. Interested candidates can apply at our driving school. Candidates who undergo this training can operate trucks, trailers and all vehicles with air brakes.


With a Class 1 License, You Can Drive:

  • Any motor vehicle or combination of vehicles, other than a motorcycle

  • Class 6 type vehicles, for learning only

What Do You Need to Start Your Training?

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Have a non-probationary (non - GDL) Class 5 Alberta driver’s licence minimum

  • Have a Class 1 driver’s medical completed by a physician

How Much Training Do You Need?

Alberta Transportation has implemented the Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT Program) for individuals wanting to obtain their Class 1 licence as of March 1, 2019. Please find details of the MELT Program below. 

The Class 1 MELT Program is made up of multiple components; classroom training, in-yard training, and behind-the-wheel training. Each module has a set amount of hours required to be completed in order to be successful with the MELT program. Total number of hours, including Air Brakes, is 121.5. If you already have the Air Brake endorsement, it will be 113 hrs..

For more information regarding the MELT program and to download the curriculum, you can visit this page.

Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) with Air Brake Program 

(4 - 5 weeks/121.5 hrs.) - $8,500.00 (Special Promotional Price)

  • 57 hours – behind-the-wheel in-truck training

  • 17.5 hours – in-yard training

  • 47 hours – in-classroom training

If you have already completed the Air Brakes Course, and have either the “Q” endorsement on your driver’s licence or a valid Air Brake endorsement certificate, you would complete the MELT without the Air Brakes. Price and details are listed below:

Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) without Air Brake Program 

(4 - 5 weeks/113 hrs.) - $8,350

  • 57 hours – behind-the-wheel in-truck training

  • 15.5 hours – in-yard training

  • 40.5 hours – in-classroom training

Hourly Instruction (Refreshers/Evaluations) - $120/hr.

Class 1 MELT road test permit fee - $220

Before You Are Eligible to Book a Class 1 Road Test, You Will Also Need to Ensure You Have Completed and Can Present:

  • Valid government-issued photo ID

  • Proof of Air Brake Endorsement

  • Proof of completed Class 1 driver’s medical

  • Proof of completion of MELT program

  • Proof of completion of the Class 1 knowledge exam

Have a question about our Class 1 MELT Program? Contact Gennaro Transport Training for details about Class 1 driver training in Edmonton.

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Gennaro Transport Training

  15430 – 131 Avenue, Edmonton,
AB, T5V 0A1




Fort McMurray
Northern Alberta


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