(DRIV 001) Class 1 Driver Training

(Single Trailer and "B" Train available)

This course provides one-on-one training with a truck and trailer to prepare you for the ICBC Road Test.

Program Costs

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See additional ICBC costs.

The "Driving Commercial Vehicles" manual and appropriate medical forms can be obtained free of charge from any ICBC office or BC Access Centre.

Admission Requirements:

Full Class 5 Driver's Licence (no "N")
19+ years of age
Air Brake Endorsement
Class 1 learner's license (ICBC requires a Class 1 learner's license BEFORE your road test can be booked. As the test is an integral part of the scheduling process, please obtain your learner's beore enrolling in driver training.)
Copy of your ICBC Drivers Abstract (available at no cost)

Make sure you meet all ICBC requirements for getting a commercial licence.

For additional information or to register contact the HEO Program Assistant at 250-740-6227 or heo@viu.ca.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Certification does not guarantee that ICBC will issue an upgraded licence or endorsement.
  • ICBC may require a trainee to be retested by a Driver Examiner.
  • ICBC will have access to all training and assessment records.

 

(DRIV 003) Class 3 Driver Training

This course provides one-on-one training with a truck to prepare you for the ICBC Road Test.

Program Costs

See current fees.

See additional ICBC costs.

The "Driving Commercial Vehicles" manual and appropriate medical forms can be obtained free of charge from any ICBC office or BC Access Centre.

Admission Requirements:

  • Full Class 5 Driver's Licence (no "N")
  • 18 years of age
  • Air Brake Endorsement
  • Class 1 learner's license (ICBC requires a Class 1 learner's license BEFORE your road test can be booked. As the test is an integral part of the scheduling process, please obtain your learner's beore enrolling in driver training.)
    Copy of your ICBC Drivers Abstract (available at no cost)

Make sure you meet all ICBC requirements for getting a commercial licence.

For additional information or to register contact the HEO Program Assistant at 250-740-6227 or heo@viu.ca.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Certification does not guarantee that ICBC will issue an upgraded licence or endorsement.
  • ICBC may require a trainee to be retested by a Driver Examiner.
  • ICBC will have access to all training and assessment records.

 

(AIRB 100) Air Brake Endorsement

This course includes 16 hours of theory, 4 hours of practical training, and a pre-trip inspection on a tractor-trailer unit. The ICBC exam must be written within 90 days of course completion resulting in an air brake endorsement on your current class of licence. An air brake endorsement is valid for life. You can take your air brakes endorsement with either a Class 7 or 5 licence.

The "Driving Commercial Vehicles" manual and appropriate medical forms can be obtained from any ICBC office or BC Access Centre. Click here for ICBC air brake endorsement details and knowledge test fees.

2018_airbrake_endorsement_training.pdf

Program Costs

See current fees.

Call 250-740-6227 or email heo@viu.ca to register.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Certification does not guarantee that ICBC will issue an upgraded licence or endorsement.
  • ICBC may require a trainee to be retested by a Driver Examiner.
  • ICBC will have access to all training and assessment records.

 

(FORK 100) Forklift Certification/Training

The Forklift Certification course is made up of two parts: theory and practical testing. Successful candidates will receive a two-year Operator Certificate which is recognized by WorksafeBC.

Certification

The course involves the completion of a self-paced workbook which takes approximately 2 to 3 hours; this must be completed before the student comes to class. There is a 1 and 1/2 hour classroom session to review the workbook and write the theory exam. Once the theory exam is complete, a 1/2 hour one-on-one practical evaluation is done with the student operating the forklift.

Certification Requiring Training:

Students who have little or no practical experience on a forklift will have an additional 2 hours of practice before certification. Please call 250-740-6227 to register and purchase the manual.

Admission Requirements:

Valid Class 5 Driver's Licence

Program Costs

See current fees.

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