Class 1

As Industry Leaders in the Commercial Driver Training Industry, our programs go beyond the minimum training of other schools. At Integrity Driving School, you are trained under realistic conditions during the day and night, in the city and on the highways, under various challenging conditions. You will gain the knowledge you need to continue to safely improve your skills for the trucking industry.  We provide you top quality, comprehensive truck training to the national standard for professional drivers.

 

Pre-requisites

– Must be 19 years of age or older

– A full privilege B.C. driver’s license or an out-of-province equivalent.

– Valid Class 1 learner’s permit 

 


Scheduling

We offer a variety of programs to accommodate different levels of skills, and the flexibility of full-time / part-time, private one-on-one training, or group instruction. Your training days are tailored around your personal schedule, and you will receive your own personalized schedule.

 

What is MELT – Mandatory Entry Level Training?

BC’s Ministry of Transportation has followed in the footsteps of neighbouring provinces by announcing details regarding the implementation of its MELT (Mandatory Entry-Level Training) program for commercial drivers on March 31, 2021.

As of October 18, 2021 – any drivers taking a Class 1 Road Test in BC must undergo a rigid training program that exceeds the minimum requirements set by the National Safety Code Standard, composed of a minimum of 140 hours of instruction and training. Read ICBC’s full MELT FAQ here.

 

 

What does that mean here at Integrity Driving School? 

This means that our 4-week Standard And Automatic Transmission Training Programs will be discontinued in August and replaced by a new MELT-compliant course.

Our MELT Program will takes approximately 5-7 weeks to complete

 

 

BC Mandatory Entry Level Training is composed of 140 hours.

Please Call for Pricing 604-744-1222 

We are competitively priced.  We also offer easy payment plans, in house financing and Government funding options.

 


Class 1 Mandatory Entry Level Program (MELT)


 

 

 

 

 

 

As a Industry Leader in the Commercial Driver Training Industry , Integrity Driving School  has always been dedicated to a higher level of learning and safety.  We welcome these superior training standards with open arms, believing them to be long overdue. Yes, more time, dedication and funding is required from students – but the end result will be better track records amongst commercial drivers in BC and safer roads overall, eventually leading to nationwide MELT standards.

Funding for , Class 1 applicants can learn more here.

 

WHAT ELSE DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MANDATORY ENTRY LEVEL TRAINING?

Licensed Class 1 Drivers, or even those with expired licenses (less than 3 years), are not required to undergo a MELT program.

MELT is only required for Class 1 commercial vehicle operators – Class 2, 3 and 4 requirements remain unchanged at this time.

Students are required to complete the B.C. Class 1 MELT course within 12 months from the date of enrolment, but it is expected students will complete the course in a much shorter timeframe (i.e. 6 weeks).

There are many more details and specifications that are worth reading closely on ICBC’s FAQ.

 

 

IS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE?

YES, we offer in house financing and we have Government Funding options available.

  • There are several financing options that might be available to you.
  • Please contact our Financial Assistance  department for further information.

                                               

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Please Note: ICBC road test fees are not included in the above prices. Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Personal Cheques and debit card accepted. Personal Cheques must be cleared before training commences. Postdated Cheques not accepted. Financing & Flexible Payment Plans available. Please ask for details.  Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices above are based on cash/cheque/debit payment.


 

 

 

 

 

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