Truck Driver Training at AB RoadSafe

We take pride in our students’ 100% pass rate and their success in the transportation industry!

Class 1 Truck Training

Mandatory Entry-Level Training: Class 1

Beginning March 1, 2019, all drivers wanting to obtain their Class 1 licence must complete the M.E.L.T Course.

Mandatory Entry Level Class 1 curriculum 

Class 1 - $9,500 - Discounted to $8,500 if training in December and January!  Upcoming start dates:

December 6

January 3

January 17

January 31


Classroom 40.5 hours

In-Yard (around the vehicle) 15.5 hours

In-Cab (behind the wheel) 57 hours


Classroom 6.5 hours

In-Yard (around the vehicle) 2 hours

Total hours : 121.5 hours


There are a few options to help you with the cost of obtaining your class 1 driver license:


Financing options - education loan with very low interest rate

(Prime + 1%, interest only while training)

Call for more information (780)668-9799

Funding options 

For Employers: 

Alberta Job Grants

For Students:

Alberta Training for Work Programs

Alberta Advanced Education

For Farmers:

MELT extension for farmers and farm workers Farmers and farm workers are being offered an exemption to comply with MELT. You must apply to Alberta Transportation for this extension.


Refresher (hourly course) – $130/hour

  • Shifting
  • Clutching
  • Backing
  • Rules and regulations
  • Off-road training
  • Depends on skill level



Advanced Off-Road Truck Training Program – for Class 1 and Class 3

Contact us for information: (780) 668-9799



Class 3 Truck Training

Introductory course (1 week) – $1,350

  • Airbrake course
  • 10 hours of in-truck training

Intermediate Program (1 – 2 weeks) – $1,680

  • Air brake course
  • 13 hours of in-truck training

Refresher (hourly course) – $110/hour

  • Shifting
  • Clutching
  • Backing
  • Rules and regulations
  • Off-road training
  • Depends on skill level

Hourly instruction also available

AB RoadSafe is proudly offering truck driver training, class 1 truck training, class 3 truck  training, and air brake certification programs to Sturgeon County, Parkland County, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Edson, Drayton Valley, Edmonton, Morinville, St. Albert, Westlock, Fort McMurray, Athabasca and surrounding areas!!

We take pride in our students’ qualifications upon receiving their license!

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Please Note

* Students must be at least 18 years of age and hold a minimum (valid) Alberta Class 5 (non GDL) driver's licence.

* Knowledge Exam required PRIOR to in-vehicle training or testing

* Medical Exam required before Class 1 licence will be granted

* Road tests = Examination Fees (knowledge and/or road) + hours of truck rental

* Book ahead with a group and receive a discount



AB RoadSafe Safety and Driver Training

26526 TWP Rd 543

Sturgeon County, Alberta

(780) 668-9799

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