Professional Class 1 Driver

This program prepares you to start a career with a Class 1 Drivers’ Licence and drive semi-trailers, truck tractors and tractor trailers.



Program Length
8 weeks
Currently Offered In


This program covers essential safety certifications and the hands-on training needed to support and prepare students to successfully obtain a Class 1 licence under the Government of Alberta’s mandatory entry-level training.


Courses and Skills

  • Basic safety certifications
  • Driver training and practice time with licenced drivers
  • Workplace culture and financial literacy
  • Interview & resume workshops to support employment
  • Ongoing mentorship and support through alumni advisors

Admission Requirements

What you need to apply:

  • Class 5 Driver’s Licence (no GDL)
  • A clean 5-year Driver’s Abstract
  • Must be an Alberta resident

Applicants will also need to complete a variety of steps as part of their application.

Program Cost

  •  Tuition for this program is sponsored by WBF partners.
  • Additional funding and awards may be available to support living expenses while in the program.

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion, graduates will be interviewed with WBF Employment Partners for potential employment as a Professional Class 1 Driver. Our graduates are working as local, short haul, and long-haul professional truck drivers


Upcoming Cohorts

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