Class 3 License In

Alberta

What Can You Drive With A Class 3 License?

To legally operate a commercial truck, you must obtain a Class 3 License. 
Alberta allows individuals with a Class 3 License to drive a wide range of vehicles such as:

  • Every vehicle permitted for Class 5 drivers
  • A single vehicle equipped with three or more axles
  • A vehicle with three or more axles towing a trailer with one or more axles (excluding trailers with Air Brakes)
  • Class 1, 2, 4, or 6 vehicles, but only as a student

Vehicles You Can't Operate With A Class 3 License

These are the vehicles you cannot operate with a Class 3 License.  Alberta regulations have specific restrictions in place to ensure safety and proficiency when operating certain types of vehicles.

Vehicles carrying more than 15 passengers, including the driver
Vehicles used for passenger transportation for hiret

What Will You Need To Begin Your Instruction?

To begin your Class 3 training in Edmonton, you will need:

To be at least 18 years old
A non-probationary (non-GDL) Class 5 Alberta driver’s license

What Kind Of Training Do You Need?

We understand that every learner is unique, with varying levels of experience behind the wheel. That’s why we offer flexible training options tailored to your needs. Discover our comprehensive class 3 training in Edmonton:

Introductory Course  Master the Fundamentals

Introductory Course  Master the Fundamentals

Duration: 1-2 weeks
Price: $1,600.00
In-truck basic training: 10 hours
One full-day Air Brake course

Extended Course Take Your Skills to the Next Level

Extended Course Take Your Skills to the Next Level

Duration: 2 weeks
Price: $2,500.00
In-truck basic training: 17 hours
One full-day Air Brake course

We Also Offer Hourly Training For Flexibility

  • Hourly Training Price

$130/hr
Tailor your training based on your specific needs
and schedule with this option.

  • Class 3 Road Test Permit Fee

Fee: $160
Ensure you’re fully prepared for the Class 3 road test with the necessary permit.

To be eligible for a Class 3 road test, the following must be completed

By meeting these requirements, you’ll be one step closer to obtaining your Class 3 license in Alberta, allowing you to embrace a fulfilling career on the road.

Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a fulfilling trucking career. Enroll in the best Class 3 training in Edmonton today and let us guide you towards a brighter future behind the wheel.

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For more information on Class 3 training in Edmonton, call Gennaro Transport Training.

How to Get Your Class 3 License
A Step-by-Step Timeline

Getting your Class 3 license is a clear path to exciting opportunities in the commercial driving industry. Follow this simple step-by-step timeline to achieve your Class 3 license and kickstart your rewarding career. Let’s get started!

You Are Here: Meet the Eligibility Requirements.

Pass the Class 3 Knowledge Test.

Obtain An Air Brake Endorsement.

Gain Knowledge and Experience

Complete the Class 3 Road Test.

Be 18+ and hold Class 5 (non-GDL) or higher

This test covers the rules of the road, safe driving practices, and commercial vehicle regulations. 

Take the air brake knowledge test at any registry agent in Alberta.

Take a commercial driving course and practice, and study regulations.

Prove your skills in driving a commercial vehicle safely. Book at any registry agent.

You Are Here: Meet the Eligibility Requirements.

Be 18+ and hold Class 5 (non-GDL) or higher

Pass the Class 3 Knowledge Test.

This test covers the rules of the road, safe driving practices, and commercial vehicle regulations. 

Obtain An Air Brake Endorsement..

Take a commercial driving course and practice, and study regulations.

Gain Knowledge and Experience

Take a commercial driving course and practice, and study regulations.

Complete the Class 3 Road Test.

Prove your skills in driving a commercial vehicle safely. Book at any registry agent.

Explore Exciting Career Opportunities  With A Class 3 License

Discover various job options in trucking, deliveries, waste management, construction, & oilfields with a Class 3 License in Alberta:

Truck Driver 

Transport goods across Alberta and beyond. Work for transportation, construction, and oil/gas companies.


Delivery Driver 

Deliver goods to businesses and homes—explore opportunities with grocery stores, retail, and online retailers.

Waste Management Driver 

Collect and transport waste materials. Find opportunities with municipalities or private waste management companies.

Construction Equipment Operator 

Operate heavy machinery like excavators and bulldozers. Work with construction companies or municipalities.

Oilfield Driver 

Transport workers, equipment, and materials to oil and gas drilling sites. Opportunities are plenty with oil and gas companies and drilling contractors.

Choose Gennaro Transport Training

At Gennaro Transport Training, we are committed to your success and aim to
guide you toward a fulfilling career on the road.

80 Years  of Instructing Experience

Benefit from our rich heritage and expertise in truck driver training.

80 Years  of Instructing Experience

20,000+ Students

Join a vast community of satisfied students in Edmonton and the surrounding areas who completed their PDIC course with us.

20,000+
Students

3,000+ Training Classes

Proven track record of conducting successful training classes.

3,000+ Training Classes

6-Year  Consumer Choice Award Winner

Recognized for delivering outstanding training services.

6-Year  Consumer Choice Award Winner

Experienced Instructors

Learn from skilled instructors with hands-on trucking experience for expert guidance.

Experienced Instructors

Tailored Courses
& Financial Aid

Choose courses that match your needs with the support of financial aid assistance.

Tailored Courses
& Financial Aid

Testimonials

Discover what our students have to say about their experience at Gennaro Transport Training. Read on and see why we are the top choice for a defensive driving course in Edmonton. 

Joshua Rauhaus
Joshua Rauhaus
2023-04-22
Excellent instructors, very relaxed learning environment. Barb was great to work with and was very flexible with scheduling. I would recommend Gennaro to anyone looking to get their class 1 or 3.
Rick Doucet
Rick Doucet
2023-04-21
Great Instructors, Great equipment with fantastic supporting staff in the office! Highly recommend!
Elden Crommer
Elden Crommer
2023-04-20
Really enjoyed my experience with Roger Little of Gennaro , re-learning how to shift manual transmission after 10 year absence from using a manual transmission Reception staff was also excellent & helpful
Carrey Anne Holloway
Carrey Anne Holloway
2023-04-18
I would highly recommend this training school, my learning experience was extremely positive here and I learned so much from each instructor I was given time with. Gennaro Transport training rocks ! You won’t regret making the decision to train as a class 3 or class 1 driver ! Thanks Gennaro !
Удивительная Реальность
Удивительная Реальность
2023-04-14
Good school
nnamdi nwoye
nnamdi nwoye
2023-04-11
Awesome people from the management to the instructors, a good place to be if you want to get your class 1, and also a big thanks to Roger for helping me to succeed .
Jen N
Jen N
2023-04-03
Awesome people to deal with and easy to book. Although they are always swamped, they will try to make it work with my schedule. I like sending our drivers for training and feel confident that they are in good hands.
Jojo Valentino
Jojo Valentino
2023-04-02
Highly recommended driving school, very friendly staff, Ms Barb and Ms Gennaro are so nice and friendly. The driving instructors Colleen and rob are also nice and friendly and Thank you very much to my driving instructor Mr. Roger, for me you are the best keep up the good work. Im a class 1 driver now :)
jason pulsifer
jason pulsifer
2023-03-23
Amazing team working for Gennaro. From front desk to my air brake trainer to my driving trainer. Thank you all. I would highly recommend anyone who wants to become a truck driver to enroll through Gennaro. Super friendly and answer all questions to make you a successful driver.

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