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Mandatory Entry-Level Training (MELT) Program

In order to obtain a Class 1 Driver’s License, British Columbia has introduced the MELT program to increase industry safety and unify training requirements across the province. Completion of an ICBC-approved Class 1 MELT course is now required to attempt a Class 1 Road Test. 


B.C.’s Class 1 MELT program requires 140 total hours and includes more practical behind-the-wheel driving hours, in-yard hours, and theoretical instructional hours. In addition to 93 hours on-highway, in-yard and around the vehicle, B.C. has 47 hours of theoretical and hands-on air brake training. Students are required to complete the B.C. Class 1 MELT course within 12 months from the date of enrolment, although our program can be completed in as little as 6 - 8 weeks.


For more information regarding pricing and scheduling of the program, contact us today!

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