NOTICE: Select safety courses are currently being offered in-person as part of GPRC’s Relaunch Strategy. Online and videoconference courses will be available for registration and will run as scheduled.
You can start self-paced Online courses at any time. To start sooner than a listed course date, contact us here
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Training can be done online, on-site, and in the classroom. Classes can be part-time or full-time.
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Professional Driver Training
GPRC Continuing Education is the #1 driving school in the region. We offer professional driver training programs for Class 1, Class 3 and Class 6 (motorcycle) Alberta licensing and additional training for existing Class 1 drivers.
Class 1 Driver Training
Mandatory training for new Class 1 commercial drivers results in highly skilled and safer drivers working in the trucking industry.
Effective March 1, 2019, drivers seeking a Class 1 (tractor-trailer) licence are required to complete Mandatory Entry-Level Training (MELT) to apply for their commercial driver’s licence.
- Training includes a government-mandated number of training hours for in-class, in-yard and in-vehicle modules.
- Standardized curriculums are taught at all licensed Alberta driver training schools.
- Knowledge and road tests for Class 1 drivers are comprised of the new MELT curriculums.
For more information about our Class 1 Driver Training program, visit our Class 1 Driver Training page.
Class 3 Driver Training
GPRC Continuing Education offers a variety of training options for individuals who want to obtain their Class 3 licence. Our Gold and Silver packages include additional professional driving courses as well as in-truck training.
For more information about our Gold and Silver packages, visit our Class 3 Driver Training page.
Class 6 Ready To Ride Motorcycle Training
Through the GPRC Ready to Ride Motorcycle Training program, you will learn the latest in motorcycle defensive driving theory and riding skills. You will be prepared well beyond the requirements for the Class 6 Motorcycle Road Test.
For more information about our Ready To Ride Motorcycle Training program, visit our Class 6 Ready To Ride Motorcycle Training page.
Online Driving Courses
Find online driving courses for both industrial and individual use. To browse our online driving courses, click here.
Professional Driver Training FAQ
We have developed our FAQ to help you navigate common questions about professional driving. Visit our Professional Driver Training FAQ page here.
“Q” – Air Brakes Endorsement
You can obtain your “Q” – Air Brakes Endorsement by taking our Air Brakes (Q Endorsement) course.
Learn more: Air Brakes (Q Endorsement)