Class 1 Experience and Equivalency

Class 1 Experience and Equivalency

This course allows amateur drivers to take a condensed version of the Class 1 Training if they have 2 years of documented Class 3 driving experience.

  • To take the experience and equivalency program, drivers must.
  • Have a valid alberta class 3 driver’s licence.
  • Have held an aberta class 3 driver’s licence or the equivalent driver’s licence from another canadian jurisdiction for 2 or more years.
  • Have 2 or more years of work experience operating a motor vehicle with 3 or more axles (vehicles that require at least a class 3 license to drive).
  • Apply to the government to have their experience verified.
  • Submit the application form with requested documentation of experience

Course Details:

This course is taught only on 13 and 18-speed manuals. It includes:

  • 11 hours of classroom training.
  • 9 hours driving time
  • 13.5 hours of ‘off-road’ manoeuvres (couple/uncouple, backing)
  • 6.5 hours of “in-yard” training (inspection activities)