Experience and Equivalency Class 1 MELT program

$4000+GST

We are please to share the new option for Class 3Q drivers to obtain their Class 1 MELT drivers license. Alberta Transportation recently launched the Experience and Equivalency Class 1 MELT program.

This program is for Class 3Q drivers who have been actively using their Class 3Q license for the past 2 years. Drivers must apply to be eligible with the following criteria.

To take the Experience and Equivalency Class 1 MELT Program, drivers must:

  1. Hold a current Alberta Class 3 driver’s licence;Have held an Alberta Class 3 driver’s licence or the equivalent driver’s licence from anotherCanadian jurisdiction for two (2) or more years; and
          • To demonstrate that they meet this criterion, drivers who gained their two year of experience with holding a Class 3 equivalent driver’s licence in another Canadian jurisdiction must provide a driver’s abstract from the other Canadian jurisdiction.

Have two (2) or more years of work experience operating a single motor vehicle with three (3) or more axles.

To demonstrate that they meet this criterion, drivers must provide one of the following:

      1. A signed letter(s) from an employer that states you have a minimum of two years work experience operating a single motor vehicle with three or more axles. The letter must include the employer’s contact information.
      2. A daily log book for a two year-period that meets the requirements under outlined in the Drivers’ Hours of Service Regulation or the Government of Canada’s Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations

      3. For individuals who are self-employed – A signed letter(s) from customers or suppliers that specifies that you operate a vehicle with three or more axles to provide your service to them and have provided the service for a minimum of two years. The letter must include the customers’ or suppliers’ contact information.

Below is the over view of the requirements as well as the application for this program;

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