Thanks for your interest in our professional driver training services.
Our school combines over 50 years experience in the commercial transport
industry and is licensed through ICBC. Our program is of the highest standards
and will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to complete the
licensing process and give you the confidence to start work immediately.
Below is a list of the courses available and the costs involved.
The use of the Vehicle for the road test is included in the course tuition.
|CLASS 3 TANDEM AXLE TRUCK $1800.00||CLASS 1 TRACTOR TRAILER COMBINATION $3600.00|
of on road instruction in tandem axle truck. Skills include advanced
shifting, backing and complex intersection turns. Upon successful
completion of this course, students will be prepared to be examined by
ICBC for their class 3 license.
||This course is
30hrs of individual on road instruction with loaded tractor
trailer combination. Includes coupling and uncoupling, complex
intersection turns, backing, axle weights, load security, and advanced
shifting skills , including hill shifting and split shifting. Upon
successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to be
examined by ICBC for their class 1 license.
|CLASS 1 PRO $5120.00|
|68hrs of training including coupling and uncoupling, load security, complex intersection turns, advanced backing exercises such as blind side jackknifing. Weigh scales, axle weights and cross border long haul are also covered. Advance shifting will include hill shifting, split shifting and skip shifting. This course also includes Mountain Driving, where students will have the opportunity to apply their advanced skills and knowledge. In addition students will complete training and receive certification in Transportation of Dangerous Goods, WHMIS and Air Brakes. At the completion of this course all students will be prepared for their ICBC road test and have vehicle operating skills comparable to that of an experienced driver.|
|CLASS 1 APPRENTICE $9500.00||CERTIFIED AIR BRAKE COURSE $220.00|
|98hrs of training including 70hrs of individual on road instruction. This program includes all the advanced training of the Class 1 Pro as well as 30hrs of on the job training. Accompanied by the instructor, students will drive the tractor trailer combination to the job site, load and secure material, and deliver it to its destination. Students will learn job site safety requirements, load security specific to the product they are hauling, load manifests and other paperwork requirements, meet timelines for pickup and delivery and many other skills relevant to working in the Commercial Transport Industry. This course is designed to bridge the gap between new driver and qualified employee.||Click here for more info|
|TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS $100.00|
Steps to Completing Your Higher Class License
Visit your local Driver Service Center and pick up the book “Driving Commercial Vehicles”.
Study the applicable chapters then return to the Driver Service Center and take the learner’s permit knowledge test.
Contact us to schedule your practical driver training. The course will take anywhere from 2 – 4 weeks to complete depending on your availability.
Flexible hours are available; you do not have to quit your job to take the course.
We will book your road test when it is convenient for you and when we are satisfied you are prepared.
Please Note: All students applying for a class 1 or 3 license must complete an Air Brake Course prior to their road test.
For more information, including available training dates, please call us at (250) 897-9875.
1st Class Driving School
Courtenay BC, Canada
Phone: (250) 897-9875 (Comox Valley) or (250) 204-9875 (Campbell River)
Fax: (250) 871-4507
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