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Please note that the following courses will be available until the course are full, or when Melt comes into play… Please call Tammy to see their availability

Class 1                                                                     $8,450

With this course we train commercial drivers to be able to operate all tractor-trailer units, from single-axle tractors and trailers to the largest 8-axle Super B units, anywhere in Canada or the United States. Class 1 drivers can also operate any Class 2 vehicle (Greyhound type bus, larger school bus), any Class 3 vehicle (gravel truck, tandem axle truck), any Class 4 vehicle (taxi, limousine, passenger van, ambulance).

110 Hour Course which includes 48 hrs of one-on-one instruction, in and on the Tractor and Tractor/Trailers.

Training And Driving

48 hours of one-on-one time in the truck. This includes pre-trip inspections needed to safely place a vehicle in service, tractor and transmission skills, trailer and load handling, and town and highway driving experience.

(24 hours of additional observation time, if available.)

Industry-Standard Vehicles And Equipment

We train you on equipment very similar to what you will be working with in your job:

* Industry-standard, long wheelbase International tractors, powered by 500 HP Cat & Cummins engines with  18 speed transmissions.
* Industry-standard 48 ft Flat decks, loaded to 75% of legal axle weight

Truck Theory

36 hours classroom instruction that includes:

-TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods)
-WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)
-Log Book Training
-ICBC Certified Air Brakes Course
-Safety Course

ICBC Road Test

2 hours for the ICBC road test. We book your test time, give you the equipment for the test, and coach you through pre-test nerves. ICBC takes you on a road test to attain your British Columbia Class 1 license.

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Class 3 to Class 1 Commercial License Upgrade                   $5,250

Class 3 drivers who want to drive tractor-trailer units need to upgrade to a Class 1 license. With this course we train Commercial drivers to operate ALL tractor-trailer units, from single-axle tractors and trailer to the largest 8-axle Super Trains, anywhere in North America.

Class 1 drivers can also operate any Class 2 vehicle (Greyhound type bus, school Bus), any Class 3 vehicle (gravel truck, tandem axle truck), any Class 4 vehicle (taxi, limousine, passenger van, ambulance).

This course is for experienced Class 3 drivers with significant driving time on non-synchromesh transmissions.

Note: There are no lessons in this course teaching a person how to shift. It is assumed that you are competent in shifting a non-synchromesh transmission. A short driving assessment is required and lessons can be added to the course if needed to polish up your shifting skill sets. Also, Advanced Mountain Training can be added to this course so you will be able to handle the steepest of Mountain Passes.

Training and Driving

76 Hour Course which includes 38 hrs of one-on-one instruction, in and on the Tractor and Tractor/Trailers.

38 hours of one-on-one time in the truck. This includes pre-trip inspections needed to safely place a vehicle in service, tractor and transmission skills, trailer and load handling, and town and highway driving experience.

Industry-Standard Vehicles And Equipment

We train you on equipment very similar to what you will be working with in your job:

* Industry-standard, long wheelbase International tractors, powered by 500 HP Cat & Cummins engines with 18 speed transmissions.
* Industry-standard 48 ft Flat decks, loaded to 75% of legal axle weight

 

Truck Theory

36 hours classroom instruction that includes:

-ICBC Certified Air Brakes Course
-TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods)
-WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)
-Log Book Training
-ICBC Certified Air Brakes Course
-Safety Course

ICBC Road Test

2 hours for the ICBC road test We book your test time, give you the equipment for the test, and coach you through pre-test nerves. ICBC takes you on a road test to attain your British Columbia Class 1 license.

Advanced Mountain Training

Advanced Mountain training can be added to this course. Please ask Tammy how we would do this and how much the additional cost would be.

Please note.

Our basic Class 1 course  & our 3-1 upgrade will no longer be available as we transition to the Mandated ICBC MELT course. We still have space available to be able to offer our basic course so you will have the time and training needed to take your road test. Please Call Tammy ASAP to get more details on this.

 

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