Class 1 Truck Driver

Training in Alberta

Through a variety of courses, we provide industry-leading training and certifications to ensure our students are job-ready upon graduation. Our instructors have years of industry experience and are passionate about providing quality instruction in the classroom as well as behind the wheel.

Through a variety of courses, we provide industry-leading training and certifications to ensure our students are job-ready upon graduation. Our instructors have years of industry experience and are passionate about providing quality instruction in the classroom as well as behind the wheel.

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CLASS 1 TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING IN EDMONTON

Gennaro Transport Instruction 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?

The Class 1 MELT program

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:

General Requirements

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

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.

Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) with Air Brake Program  

6 – 8 weeks/121.5 hrs.
$9,800.00

  • 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. 

Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) without Air Brake Program  

6 – 8 weeks/113 hrs.
$9,600.00

  • 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).


Hourly Instruction (Refreshers/Evaluations) – $130/hr.

Class 1 MELT road test permit fee –  $220.00

Requirements Before Booking
A Class 1 Road Test

The following must be completed and presented:

Proof Of Air Brake Endorsement

Proof Of Air Brake Endorsement

Proof Of Completed
Class 1 Driver’s Medical

Proof Of Completed
Class 1 Driver’s Medical

Proof Of Completion Of
MELT Program

Proof Of Completion Of
MELT Program

Proof Of Completion Of The
Class 1 Knowledge Exam

Proof Of Completion Of The
Class 1 Knowledge Exam

Proof Of Completion Of MELT Program

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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

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