Entry Level Professional Truck Driver Training Program

244-Hour Full-Time 6 Week Program


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What’s New?

Our new curriculum has been updated with the latest standards from the National Safety Code – Standard 16: Commercial Truck Driver Entry Level Training, Manitoba’s required Mandatory Entry Level Training and National Occupational Standards. Combined with our provincial requirements for an employment program we are bringing the best training program to our Manitoba students.

You will receive custom training materials that were designed for training and testing in Manitoba and includes inspection study cards and online video access… You can browse our online catalogue or even rent or subscribe to our channel, even if you are not our student at

You will use a Canadian textbook to learn all about the industry from a local perspective and you will meet Industry Experts in our classroom sessions, including meetings with recruiters, equipment specialists, law enforcement and other industry representatives to help you learn more about trucking in Manitoba, Canada and beyond!


***Temporary COVID-19 Program Changes: In-class training is currently conducted through live online training and 80 hours of observation training has been omitted based on the current Public Health Orders***   

What do I need to get started?

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Hold a full class 5 licence
  • Have class 1A licence (class 1 authorized instruction)
  • Have an “I” endorsement (authorized air brake instruction)
  • Strong English language skills (reading, writing, listening)
If you do not meet requirements and would like more information on how to meet them please send an email to:, or call/text to 204-633-7697, or come down and visit us as 1221 Sherwin Road in Winnipeg and request info on our class 1 program. 


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Frequently Asked Questions…

Is this program funded?

Funding opportunities are available for those who qualify, in order to determine if you meet the eligibility criteria you need to visit your local Manitoba Jobs and Skills Development Centre. Their locations can be found here:

How much does it cost?                  

Costs include registration, tuition, books and other fees.

Total Cost:                         $9,000

I am working full-time is your course offered in the evenings or weekends?

Currently, our program is running full-time days from Monday to Friday.

Can I pay in installments?

Unfortunately, we do not offer financing for this program. If you are not a funded student and your application is approved, you will be contacted to sign a contract for the program and full fees will be required before the start of your program. 

How many road tests are included?

Up to 2 attempts are provided to students during the program.

How many tests can I take?

MPI has not placed any limits to the number of attempts that a student can take for a road test. Once you have completed MELT successfully you are eligible to take class 1 tests. Additional tests will be at a fee of $275.00

How do I apply?

Please apply online or contact our office to schedule an appointment to fill a paper application by calling 204-633-7697 or by emailing

The application fee of $45 will be charged once your application is received by the school. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us

*Please note that pricing can change without  notice. Please enquire at Buffalo Driver Training office or MPI for the most updated fees.