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class 1 driver training Medicine Hat

Class 1 MELT and
Experience & Equivalency Class 1 MELT

We are the only certified commercial driver training school in Medicine Hat. All road exams are booked through the local registries and administered by Alberta Transportation examiners. Truck rental is available for road exams.

As of February 1, 2023, you may take your driving exam with an automatic transmission, but there will be a restriction placed on your license. Please read this FAQ for more information.

Driver evaluations are available as well; please call the office for more information.


CLASS 1 (MELT) - Monthly Starts

Looking to upgrade your license to a Class 1? We are certified to offer the mandated training program.

Driver Training Components:

  • 72.5 hours of driver training (includes pre-trip, in-cab air, road time, and progress review)

  • 40.5 hours of classroom instruction

  • View the full description of MELT components here: Class 1 MELT Curriculum


Drivers who have held an Alberta Class 3 driver’s license or the equivalent driver’s license from another Canadian jurisdiction for two (2) or more years MAY qualify to take this program.

Driver Training Components:

Additional costs: registry fees, air brakes certification, driver's medical, truck rental for exam

You must be approved by Alberta Transportation for this course. See application HERE.

Course Requirements

To obtain a commercial license, you must pass registry-administered knowledge exams and the road exam as well as all training components and air brakes. You must also be a non-probationary driver and be at least 18 years of age.

You must call the office to check availability for training. We encourage you to plan ahead for training as most months fill 2-3 months in advance.

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