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Be Road-ready With the Class 2 MELT Program in Edmonton

At Gennaro Transport Training, we have a team of experienced instructors who help you learn how to operate buses and ensure your passengers' safety. Over the years, we have trained many people and have received glowing reviews about our methods, course material, learning environment etc. Contact us to know more about our program or to enroll.


With a Class 2-S Licence, You Can Drive:

  • Any motor vehicle that the holder of a Class 3, 4, or 5 driver’s licence is allowed to drive

  • A bus

  • A Class 1 or 6 vehicle, as a learner only

The Purpose of the Course

Throughout the Class 2 MELT Program, we aim to achieve the following:


  • To deliver bus driver training of a superior and enhanced quality

  • To teach you special skills that will help you operate a vehicle in the safest way possible

  • To help you develop confidence while driving a bus

  • To provide you with supervision and guidance from experienced bus drivers

  • To deliver theoretical and practical knowledge

What Do You Need to Start Your Training?

In order to enroll in our Class 2 MELT Program, you must satisfy 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 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-S licence as of March 1, 2019. 

The Class 2-S 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. The total number of hours including Air Brakes is 62. If you already have the Air Brake endorsement, it will be 53.5 hrs.

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

Class 2-S MELT (Mandatory Entry Level Training) with Air Brake Program

(3 - 4 weeks/62 hrs.) - $5,000.00

  • 24 hours - behind-the-wheel in-bus training

  • 13 hours - in-yard training

  • 25 hours - in-classroom training

If you have already completed the Air Brakes Course & 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:

Class 2-S MELT (Mandatory Entry Level Training) without Air Brake Program 

(3 - 4 weeks/53.5 hrs.) - $4,850.000

  • 24 hours - behind-the-wheel in-bus training

  • 11 hours - in-yard training

  • 18.5 hours - in-classroom training

S Endorsement Only - $750.00

  • 15.5 hours – in-classroom training

  • 45 Min – behind-the-wheel in-bus road evaluation

Please note: The MELT program fee does NOT include the road test permit fee or bus rental for the road test (2 hours).

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

Class 2-S MELT road test permit fee - $175

Before You Are Eligible to Book a Class 2 Road Test, You Will Also Need to Ensure You Have Completed and Can Present:

  • Valid government-issued photo ID

  • Proof of completed Class 2 driver’s medical

  • Proof of completion of MELT program

  • Proof of completion of the Class 2 knowledge exam

Student Resources; Study Materials:

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

Be Prepared To Take the Wheel


Gennaro Transport Training

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




Fort McMurray
Northern Alberta


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