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Program Overview

Professional Class 1 Driver

Professional Class 1 Driver is an introductory skills development program formally endorsed by the Alberta Motor Transportation Association (AMTA).The program is designed to prepare students to succeed in the commercial transportation industry. 

This program provides students with the essential safety awareness and certification, best practices for working in transportation, exposure to the technical skills and hands-on training needed to support and prepare them to successfully obtain their Class 1 license under the new mandatory entry-level training.

Program Length: 8 weeks
Location: Edmonton
Tuition: In 2019, tuition was funded by our program sponsors (Caron Transportation Systems, Rosenau Transport, Trimac, Watt & Stewart and Westcan)
Class Capacity: 12

Admission Requirements:
  • Class 5 Driver's License (no GDL)
  • 5 year driver's abstract
Certificates included:
  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS 2020)
  • Standard First aid CPR A & AED
  • H2S Alive
  • Air Brake Endorsement
  • Road Builders Safety Training System (RSTS)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
  • Professional Driver Improvement
  • Load Securement

Upon completion of this program, students will also have support in job search and receive earned employer referrals to support employment opportunities.

Applications for our next class have now closed. If you would like to be notified of when applications open again for this program please sign up for updates here.