Bus Driving Training & More in Edmonton and Area – Class 2 Courses

With Class 2 License You Can Drive:

  • Any motor vehicle or combination of vehicles that the holder of a Class 3, 4 and 5 operator's license may operate
  • A bus
  • Class 1 and 6 type vehicles, for learner only

What Do You Need to Start Your Training?

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • A non-probationary (non - GDL) Class 3, 4 or 5 Alberta driver’s license
  • An approved Class 2 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 2 License as of March 1, 2019. 

The Class 2 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 Airbrakes is 58.5. If you already have the Airbrake endorsement, it will be 50 hrs.

For more information regarding the Melt program you can visit this page.

Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) with Airbrake Program (2 – 3 weeks / 58.5 hrs.) - $4,450.00

21.25 hours – Behind the Wheel In-Bus Training
12.6 hours – In-Yard Training
24.5 hours – In-Classroom Training

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

Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) without Airbrake Program
(2 - 3 weeks /50 hrs.) - $4,300.00

21.25 hours – Behind the Wheel In-Bus Training
10.6 hours – In-Yard Training
18 hours – In-Classroom Training

Hourly Instruction (refreshers/evaluations) - $130/hr.

Before you are eligible to Book a Class 2 Road Test, You Will Also Need to ensure you have completed:

  • Proof of Completion of MELT program from an approved Commercial Driving School
  • Completed Class 2 medical
  • Completed Class 2 enhanced knowledge test – study both basic as well as commercial driver guides (all chapters except Class 1 chapter)

Have a question about our Class 2 MELT Program? Contact Gennaro Transport Training in Edmonton for details.


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Gennaro Transport Training

15430 131 Avenue NW

Edmonton, AB T5V 0A1








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