CLASS 1 – MANDATORY ENTRY LEVEL TRAINING (MELT)

Course Duration:

  • 5 Weeks

Course Cost:

  • $8,950.00 (tuition, books, student protection fee & nonrefundable registration fee)
  • Meets requirements of National Safety Code – Standard 16)
  • Recognized Canada wide and interchangeable between all provinces

Course Hours Guaranteed:
(All Training is completed in person, not online)

  • 43 Hours Classroom (36.5 Hours (Modules 1-10) + 6.5 Hours Air Brake)
  • 19 Hours In-Yard (17 Hours + 2 Hours Air Brake)
  • 50 Hours In-Cab (32 Hours on-road + 18 Hours off-road)

Course Hours:

  • Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm

Prerequisites:

  • 18 years of age
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Completed NB Medical Fitness Report (completed by a doctor) (click for form)

Classroom Modules:

  • Employment in the Trucking Industry
  • Vehicle Components and Systems
  • Basic Driving Techniques
  • Professional Driving Habits (Defensive Driving)
  • Off Road Tasks and Maneuvers
  • Documents, Paperwork, & Regulatory Requirements
  • Vehicle Inspection Activities
  • Hours of Service Compliance
  • Cargo Securement and Loss Prevention
  • Handling Emergencies
  • Air Brake

* Versatile Training Solutions Ltd. will be responsible for booking your Class 1 written exams & road test at Service New Brunswick. This cannot be done until you have completed your medical fitness report. SNB Written test fee is $28.75 and Road test fee is $57.50.  SNB fees must be paid to Service New Brunswick by the student prior to the written & road test).