Class 1 - Practical Skills - Driver Training 

Program Description

The Class 1 Practical Skills Driver Training program is 38 hours and is offered by First Class Training Centre to those individuals who are seeking Class 1 A/S License Certification and require basic practical skills training to allow participants to either upgrade their driving skills or to reinforce and update past driving experience.


Program Pre-requisites

  • Minimum 18 years of age (21 years of age for U.S. students)
  • Valid medical record on file with the Manitoba Public Insurance, Medical Records
  • Applicants must have a minimum Class 5 and a Class 1 Authorized Instruction Permit and an Air Brake Authorized Instruction Permit


Delivery Plan (Part-Time)

38 hours practical skills instruction including:

  • Class 1 Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection
  • Air Brake Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Class 1 Driving: Bobtail – without trailer, starting/stopping, city driving
  • Tractor and trailer – turns, proper speed control, proper gear selection, proper use of mirrors and controlled straight line backing
  • 2-hour MPI road test, included in the 38 hours


  • Our fees are inclusive of your first road test fee


  • Offered part-time days and evenings
  • Minimum 2-hour sessions
  • Sessions without payment will not be booked

MPI Road Tests and Retests

  • Prior to completion of the full 38-hour program or, if additional MPI road tests are required, these tests are provided based on availability and are offered at the rate of $350/test. This fee includes test bookings and test fees.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • Participant must provide a minimum 24-hour notice (Monday – Friday) for cancellation of any scheduled training session;
  • Any session scheduled and cancelled without proper notification will be charged to the participant;
  • First Class Training Centre reserves the right to reschedule and/or terminate training sessions without notice.

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