Class 3 Driver Training - Tuition Waived

The Class 3 Driver Training program is for Albertans experiencing long term unemployment as well as targeting equity deserving groups (women, persons with disabilities and indigenous participants

This comprehensive training program includes Class 3 driver training, employment readiness training and safety certification.

With a Class 3 license you will be able to drive a single vehicle with three or more axles, or a vehicle with three or more axles towing a trailer with one or more axles (only if the trailer is not equipped with Air Brakes)

Curriculum includes:

  • Employment skill training
  • Healthy choices for success in this career path
  • Ground Disturbance
  • First Aid Training
  • H2S Alive
  • Confined Space Entry
  • CSO
  • Flagging Training
  • PDIC (3 demerit reduction)
  • Class 3 Theory
  • Air brakes Q Endorsement
  • In-Yard -pre-inspections, etc.
  • 20 hours in cab driving

NOTE:  If a student can prove current certification in air-brakes, and safety certification they can be exempted from those courses, otherwise they are compulsory.

Students will incur the following expenses: Driver’s Abstract and License Class Change, both payable to Registry Office.

Driver’s license and abstract MUST be provided in order to be considered for the program. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into the program or placement on a waitlist.

Admission Requirement:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Current Alberta Class 5 Driver’s license, no GDL restriction
  • Current driver’s abstract (within 3 months)

For more information about these courses and to register contact Continuing Education in Lac La Biche toll free at 1-888-745-0719 or email or check out the upcoming courses box down below.     

We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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