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Class 1 MELT program set by: Alberta Transportation

June 24 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm

Class 1 MELT program set by: Alberta Transportation

15-day course excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays

8:00 am – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

 MELT Course Includes:

  •  40.5 hours of classroom training
  • 15.5 hours of in-yard training
  • 18 hours of off-road maneuvers training
  • 39 hours of in truck driver training


  • Students must have a full Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License to start the program.
  • Students must have a passed Driver’s Class 1 Medical before starting the program.
  • Airbrakes Course must be taken before training begins. Cost for the Airbrakes Course is $250.00 and is 1-day 8:00am – 5:30 pm
  • Students must pass a Class 1 Knowledge Test at a Registries office after the classroom portion of the program before a Road Test can be confirmed.
  • Mandatory attendance is required to complete the program in the dates you have chosen to attend.

Cost for this program is $10,000.00 with a non-refundable deposit of $2000 due at time of booking. Total payment must be paid 1-month prior to course start date or Start-Rite reserves the right to pull the student from the Course.  There is a $300 fee for the use of our truck you trained in for your road test.  Training hours over and above the allotted time is $150 per hour.


Separate costs paid by the student include:

  • Road Test Permit $217
  • Road Test Truck Time Fee $300
  • Drivers Class 1 Medical
  • Airbrakes at Start-Rite
  • MELT Knowledge Test and Airbrakes Knowledge Test at a Registries Office $17.60 per test

If you require further assistance, please don’t hesitate to call or email us.


June 24 @ 8:00 am
June 28 @ 5:00 pm
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Start-Rite Driver Education
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Start-Rite Grande Prairie Office
8502 – 112 Street Suite 101
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6S4 Canada
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