Class 1 MELT

Class 1 Truck Driver Training In Alberta

Want to learn how to operate a class 1 truck in Edmonton? Get in touch with Gennaro Transport Training to learn more about our curriculum and the expertise of our instructors. 

CLASS 1 TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING IN EDMONTON

Learn The Basics From The Experts

Gennaro Transport Training in Edmonton provides complete Class 1 truck driver training. If you’re looking for a comprehensive driving school, look no further and send in your application our way.  Candidates who complete this program are qualified to drive trucks, trailers, and all other vehicles equipped with air brakes. 

Gennaro Transport Training offers a variety of transportation training courses in Edmonton that are customized and updated to meet the requirements of the industry. You may enroll in these courses at your convenience. We also provide a variety of online courses so that you can access training at any time that suits your schedule.

Our Class 1 MELT course takes 121.5-hours to complete and will prepare you to operate any car or combination of vehicles other than a motorbike.

What Can You Drive With A Class 1 License?

  • Other than a motorbike, any motor vehicle or combination of vehicles
  • Class 6 types vehicles for training purposes

The Class 1 MELT program is designed to give the highest quality training possible, delivered by the most experienced and competent trainers.

In this course you will gain access to:

  • Qualified trainers
  • Holistic knowledge
  • Theoretical knowledge
  • Practical training

What Can You Drive With A Class 1 License?

  • Other than a motorbike, any motor vehicle or combination of vehicles
  • Class 6 types vehicles for training purposes

The Class 1 MELT program is designed to give the highest quality training possible, delivered by the most experienced and competent trainers.

In this course you will gain access to:

  • Qualified trainers
  • Holistic knowledge
  • Theoretical knowledge
  • Practical training

All You Need To Know About Your Training

General Requirements

To qualify for our Class 1 MELT program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • 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

Timeline & Prices

As of March 1, 2019, Alberta Transportation has instituted the Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) Program for those seeking to get a Class 1 license. The MELT Program is described in full below. 

The Class 1 MELT Program consists of three components: classroom instruction, in-yard instruction, and behind-the-wheel instruction. Each module has a specified number of hours that must be completed in order to finish the MELT program successfully in 121.5 hours total, including Air Brakes. It will be 113 hours if you already have the Air Brake endorsement. 

This website contains further information on the MELT program and a link to the curriculum.

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Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) with Air Brake Program

4 - 6 weeks/121.5 hrs.
$9,600.00

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

  • 17.5 hours – in-yard training

  • 47 hours – in-classroom training

If you have previously finished the Air Brakes Course and possess either the ``Q`` endorsement on your driver's license or a valid Air Brake endorsement certificate, you may complete the MELT without completing the Air Brakes. The following information is included in the price:

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Hourly Instruction (Refreshers/Evaluations)

$130/hr.

Class 1 MELT road test permit fee

$220.00

Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) without Air Brake Program

4 - 6 weeks/113 hrs.
$9,400.00

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

  • 15.5 hours – in-yard training

  • 40.5 hours – in-classroom training

You should also note that the MELT program fee does NOT include the road test permit fee or truck rental for the road test (2 hours).

The following must be completed and presented:

Requirements Before Booking a Class 1 Road Test

The following must be completed and presented:

  • 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

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Gennaro Transport Training will guide you from start to finish ensuring that you will get the best training and learning experience.

The Road To Your New Career Is Just A Click Away

Contact Gennaro Transport Training for details about Class 1 driver training in Edmonton.

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