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MELT-1 Theory and Practical

ICBC Driver Licensing Surrey BC

MELT for class 1 driver’s licence applicants is a prerequisite for all ICBC class 1 road testing. BC’s program will include best practices from other Canadian jurisdictions, and emphasize safe operating practices for mountainous geography and diverse driving conditions to ensure commercial drivers are prepared for BC’s highway network and the changing weather patterns encountered in the mountains.

Prior to enrolling in a class 1 MELT program, students are required to successfully complete air brakes and class 1 combination knowledge test at ICBC. Need help studying for your upcoming knowledge test? Attend our Air Brakes course for free with enrolment in the MELT program.

British Columbia’s class 1 MELT program for new drivers of heavy commercial vehicles sets out a minimum required number of in-cab/on-road driving hours, in-yard hours and theory or in-class hours. ICBC is the regulatory body for driver training schools and instructors in BC and has consulted with the commercial driving industry, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General to finalize the MELT curriculum.

As a MELT student you will begin your training in the classroom with a variety of topics including but not limited to:

  1. Defensive driving for the professional driver
  2. Hours of service
  3. Road rules and regulations
  4. Fuel efficient driving
  5. Hauling freight
  6. Backing

Bring your theoretical knowledge from the classroom to the yard, with hands-on training to strengthen your practical working abilities. Yard topics include:

  1. Load security
  2. Chaining up
  3. Pre-trip inspections
  4. Coupling/sliding the trailer

The Mandatory Entry-Level Training (MELT) program is a prerequisite for aspiring class 1 driver’s license applicants who intend to undergo ICBC class 1 road testing. British Columbia’s program incorporates best practices from other Canadian jurisdictions while emphasizing safe operating practices suitable for mountainous geography and diverse driving conditions. This comprehensive approach ensures that commercial drivers are well-prepared to navigate BC’s highway network and adapt to changing weather patterns encountered in mountainous regions.

Before enrolling in a class 1 MELT program, students must successfully pass the air brakes and class 1 combination knowledge tests administered by ICBC. If you require assistance in preparing for your upcoming knowledge test, you can attend our Air Brakes course free of charge upon enrolling in the MELT program.

British Columbia’s class 1 MELT program for new drivers of heavy commercial vehicles establishes specific minimum requirements for in-cab/on-road driving hours, in-yard hours, and theory or in-class hours. ICBC, the regulatory body for driver training schools and instructors in BC, has collaborated with the commercial driving industry, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, and the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General to finalize the MELT curriculum.

As a MELT student, your training will commence in the classroom, covering a wide range of topics such as defensive driving for professional drivers, hours of service, road rules and regulations, fuel-efficient driving, hauling freight, and backing techniques. This theoretical knowledge will then be applied in practical, hands-on training sessions in the yard, focusing on areas including load security, chaining up, pre-trip inspections, and coupling/sliding the trailer.

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What do our driving courses aim at?

Making Learning Flexible

In today’s busy and hectic schedule, people are always running short of time. Our courses aim to provide flexibility and comfort to the learners anytime, anywhere.

Favourable Results

Our ultimate aim is to deliver positive results through the courses by bringing about a transformation while driving on the road. Our exceptional courses provide quality driving lessons to reduce the number of road accidents and fatalities.

Comprensive Knowledge

Our courses provide in-depth knowledge about the various techniques related to driving. We have invested a lot of time and expertise to enrich our driving courses.

A Community of Safe Drivers

We want to generate interest and curiosity in the driving world about education for drivers. Safety while driving on the road means all your near and dear ones are completely safe and protected.

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The Single Lesson Program is a flexible 90-minute driving lesson that is designed to help students gain valuable experience driving outside of their daily surroundings, highways, and nearby cities. We give one on one training taught by experienced and certified instructors who will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a safe and confident driver.

The program is designed to help students in the following areas:

  1. Vehicle Control: Students will learn how to control their vehicle in a variety of situations, such as slippery roads, high winds, and heavy traffic.
  2. Traffic Laws: Students will learn about new traffic laws and regulations, such as changes to speed limits or lane markings.
  3. Hazard Perception: Students will learn how to better identify and avoid hazards on the road.
  4. Defensive Driving: Students will learn how to be more defensive drivers and avoid accidents.
  5. Emergency Procedures: Students will learn how to handle emergency situations on the road, such as a flat tire or a collision.

The program is taught by experienced and certified instructors who will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a safe and confident driver. The program includes both classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel training.

The behind-the-wheel training will give you the opportunity to practice the skills you learn in the classroom in a safe and controlled environment. Your instructor will be there to help you improve your driving skills and develop good driving habits.

The Single Lesson Program is a valuable tool for students who want to gain valuable experience driving outside of their daily surroundings, highways, and nearby cities. The program is taught by experienced and certified instructors who will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a safe and confident driver.

If you are interested in taking the Single Lesson Program, I encourage you to contact Apex Driving School today. We would be happy to answer any questions you have and help you get started.

Here are some additional benefits of the Single Lesson Program:

  1. Reduced risk of accidents
  2. Increased driving skills
  3. Improved hazard perception
  4. Increased confidence behind the wheel

If you are interested in taking the Single Lesson Program, I encourage you to take advantage of the program. It is a valuable program that can help you become a safe and confident driver.

Please note that you need to have a valid learner’s permit to start the Single Lesson Program. For more info on how to get your Learner’s Permit, please visit our FAQs section.

$90.00

 

Course Details

Package Format Duration Cost
Single Lesson Program In Vehicle 90 Minutes CAD $90

What do our driving courses aim at?

Making Learning Flexible

In today’s busy and hectic schedule, people are always running short of time. Our courses aim to provide flexibility and comfort to the learners anytime, anywhere.

Favourable Results

Our ultimate aim is to deliver positive results through the courses by bringing about a transformation while driving on the road. Our exceptional courses provide quality driving lessons to reduce the number of road accidents and fatalities.

Comprensive Knowledge

Our courses provide in-depth knowledge about the various techniques related to driving. We have invested a lot of time and expertise to enrich our driving courses.

A Community of Safe Drivers

We want to generate interest and curiosity in the driving world about education for drivers. Safety while driving on the road means all your near and dear ones are completely safe and protected.

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The Road Test Preparation Program is designed for students who are ready for their ICBC Road Test. The program is designed to help students pass their road test and become a safe and confident driver.

The program includes the following:

  1. Vehicle Rental: Students will be provided with a vehicle that meets all ICBC standards.
  2. Warm-up Lesson: Students will receive a 90-minute warm-up lesson to brush up on their driving skills and familiarize themselves with the vehicle controls.
  3. Road Test: Students will take their road test with an experienced and certified instructor.

The program is taught by experienced and certified instructors who will provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to pass their road test and become a safe and confident driver.

The program is designed to help students in the following areas:

  1. Vehicle Control: Students will learn how to control their vehicle in a variety of situations, such as slippery roads, high winds, and heavy traffic.
  2. Traffic Laws: Students will learn about new traffic laws and regulations, such as changes to speed limits or lane markings.
  3. Hazard Perception: Students will learn how to better identify and avoid hazards on the road.
  4. Defensive Driving: Students will learn how to be more defensive drivers and avoid accidents.
  5. Emergency Procedures: Students will learn how to handle emergency situations on the road, such as a flat tire or a collision.

The program is taught by experienced and certified instructors who will provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to be a safe and confident driver. The program includes both classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel training.

The behind-the-wheel training will give students the opportunity to practice the skills they learn in the classroom in a safe and controlled environment. Their instructor will be there to help them improve their driving skills and develop good driving habits.

The Road Test Program is a valuable tool for students who are ready for their ICBC Road Test. The program is taught by experienced and certified instructors who will provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to pass their road test and become a safe and confident driver.

If you are interested in taking the Road Test Program, I encourage you to contact Apex Driving School today. We would be happy to answer any questions you have and help you get started.

Here are some additional benefits of the Road Test Program:

  1. Reduced risk of accidents
  2. Increased driving skills
  3. Improved hazard perception
  4. Increased confidence behind the wheel

If you are interested in taking the Road Test Program, I encourage you to take advantage of the program. It is a valuable program that can help you become a safe and confident driver.

Please note that you need to have a valid learner’s permit and have completed at least 20 hours of driving practice to start the Road Test Program. For more info on how to get your Learner’s Permit, please visit our FAQs section.

Please note that the price for the Road Test Program is for Surrey & Langley location only. Prices are different for other Location & additional Lesson time. Please call us to confirm availability before booking.

 

Course Details

Package Format Duration Cost
Road Test Preparation (Surrey) + Car Rental In Vehicle 90 Minutes CAD $190

What do our driving courses aim at?

Making Learning Flexible

In today’s busy and hectic schedule, people are always running short of time. Our courses aim to provide flexibility and comfort to the learners anytime, anywhere.

Favourable Results

Our ultimate aim is to deliver positive results through the courses by bringing about a transformation while driving on the road. Our exceptional courses provide quality driving lessons to reduce the number of road accidents and fatalities.

Comprensive Knowledge

Our courses provide in-depth knowledge about the various techniques related to driving. We have invested a lot of time and expertise to enrich our driving courses.

A Community of Safe Drivers

We want to generate interest and curiosity in the driving world about education for drivers. Safety while driving on the road means all your near and dear ones are completely safe and protected.

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Apex Driving School understands that transporting others demands unwavering dedication and a profound sense of responsibility, commitment, and safety. Recognizing the importance of meeting and surpassing these expectations, we offer specialized training programs tailored to the specific licensing requirements set by ICBC. With our class 4 restricted, one-on-one training programs, we strive to equip drivers with the skills necessary to excel in their responsibilities and ensure the utmost safety for all passengers.

The Class 4 Restricted Program is designed for drivers who want to get their Class 4 commercial driver’s license (CDL). The program is designed to help drivers learn the skills and knowledge they need to operate a commercial vehicle safely and legally.

Our Class 4 Restricted Program offers comprehensive training that combines one-on-one on-road experience and pre-trip inspection training, utilizing either your own passenger vehicle or one provided by us. Throughout the program, we will diligently cover all the necessary skills to ensure successful completion of the ICBC restricted class 4 road test. This part-time training program is designed to accommodate the schedules of both students and instructors, with start dates available on a continuous and rotating basis.

With a class 4 restricted license, drivers are authorized to transport up to 10 passengers, including themselves, in various vehicle types such as taxis, limousines, ambulances, and shuttle vehicles. Additionally, given the availability of ride-hailing services in BC, holding a class 4 restricted license becomes a prerequisite.

$260.00

 

Course Details

Package Format Duration Cost
Class 4 Restricted In Vehicle 4 Hours CAD $260

What do our driving courses aim at?

Making Learning Flexible

In today’s busy and hectic schedule, people are always running short of time. Our courses aim to provide flexibility and comfort to the learners anytime, anywhere.

Favourable Results

Our ultimate aim is to deliver positive results through the courses by bringing about a transformation while driving on the road. Our exceptional courses provide quality driving lessons to reduce the number of road accidents and fatalities.

Comprensive Knowledge

Our courses provide in-depth knowledge about the various techniques related to driving. We have invested a lot of time and expertise to enrich our driving courses.

A Community of Safe Drivers

We want to generate interest and curiosity in the driving world about education for drivers. Safety while driving on the road means all your near and dear ones are completely safe and protected.

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An advanced driving program offers a comprehensive and specialized approach to driver education, designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals who have already obtained their basic driving license. This program goes beyond the fundamentals taught in standard driving schools, focusing on advanced techniques, defensive driving strategies, and situational awareness. Participants in an advanced driving course often engage in practical exercises that simulate challenging road conditions, such as emergency braking, skid control, and evasive maneuvers. The curriculum may also cover topics like night driving, adverse weather conditions, and handling complex traffic situations. By participating in an advanced driving program, individuals can further develop their driving proficiency, leading to increased confidence, safety, and overall competence on the road.

$1,250.00

 

Course Details

Package Validity Format Duration Cost
GLP Course (Sale price) 12 Months- Course Start Date Classroom & In Vehicle 32 Hours CAD $1250
GLP Course + Road Test Package (Sale price) 12 Months- Course Start Date Classroom & In Vehicle 32 Hours CAD $1250

What do our driving courses aim at?

Making Learning Flexible

In today’s busy and hectic schedule, people are always running short of time. Our courses aim to provide flexibility and comfort to the learners anytime, anywhere.

Favourable Results

Our ultimate aim is to deliver positive results through the courses by bringing about a transformation while driving on the road. Our exceptional courses provide quality driving lessons to reduce the number of road accidents and fatalities.

Comprensive Knowledge

Our courses provide in-depth knowledge about the various techniques related to driving. We have invested a lot of time and expertise to enrich our driving courses.

A Community of Safe Drivers

We want to generate interest and curiosity in the driving world about education for drivers. Safety while driving on the road means all your near and dear ones are completely safe and protected.

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Whether you’re a novice driver eager to enhance your skills and knowledge or a seasoned driver seeking to fine-tune your techniques and get ready for a road test, our Basic Program offers comprehensive driver education at an affordable rate!

$250.00

 

Course Details

Package Format Duration Cost
Basic Package In Vehicle 5 Hours CAD $250

What do our driving courses aim at?

Making Learning Flexible

In today’s busy and hectic schedule, people are always running short of time. Our courses aim to provide flexibility and comfort to the learners anytime, anywhere.

Favourable Results

Our ultimate aim is to deliver positive results through the courses by bringing about a transformation while driving on the road. Our exceptional courses provide quality driving lessons to reduce the number of road accidents and fatalities.

Comprensive Knowledge

Our courses provide in-depth knowledge about the various techniques related to driving. We have invested a lot of time and expertise to enrich our driving courses.

A Community of Safe Drivers

We want to generate interest and curiosity in the driving world about education for drivers. Safety while driving on the road means all your near and dear ones are completely safe and protected.

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The Graduated Licensing Program (GLP) is a system that helps new drivers gain experience and develop safe driving habits. The GLP was introduced in British Columbia in 1998 and has been shown to be effective in reducing the number of traffic crashes involving young drivers.

The GLP has three stages:

  1. Learner’s Permit: In the learner’s permit stage, drivers are not allowed to drive unsupervised. They must always have a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old in the passenger seat with them.
  2. N (Novice) License: In the N (Novice) license stage, drivers are allowed to drive unsupervised, but they are subject to certain restrictions, such as a curfew and a limit on the number of passengers they can carry.
  3. Full License: In the full license stage, drivers are no longer subject to any restrictions.

The length of time that drivers must spend in each stage of the GLP varies from driver to driver. Drivers can move from one stage to the next by meeting certain requirements, such as completing a certain number of driving hours and passing a road test.

The GLP is a valuable tool for helping new drivers learn how to drive safely. By following the rules of the GLP, new drivers can reduce their risk of being involved in a traffic crash.

In addition to the GLP, there are a number of other things that new drivers can do to improve their safety on the road. These include:

  1. Getting as much practice driving as possible.
  2. Always driving with a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old in the passenger seat with you.
  3. Obeying all traffic laws.
  4. Being aware of the dangers of driving, such as distracted driving and drunk driving.
  5. Being patient and don’t take risks.

By following these tips, new drivers can help to keep themselves and others safe on the road.

The GLP is a valuable program that has helped to reduce the number of traffic crashes involving young drivers in British Columbia. If you are a new driver, I encourage you to learn more about the GLP and take advantage of the resources that are available to help you become a safe and confident driver.

Here are some additional benefits of the GLP:

  1. Reduced risk of accidents
  2. Increased driving skills
  3. Improved hazard perception
  4. Increased confidence behind the wheel

If you are a new driver in British Columbia, I encourage you to take advantage of the GLP. It is a valuable program that can help you become a safe and confident driver.

Please note that appearing for an ICBC Road Test prior to completing the GLP course will result in voiding the GLP Designation. For more information, please visit our FAQs section.

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What do our driving courses aim at?

Making Learning Flexible

In today’s busy and hectic schedule, people are always running short of time. Our courses aim to provide flexibility and comfort to the learners anytime, anywhere.

Favourable Results

Our ultimate aim is to deliver positive results through the courses by bringing about a transformation while driving on the road. Our exceptional courses provide quality driving lessons to reduce the number of road accidents and fatalities.

Comprensive Knowledge

Our courses provide in-depth knowledge about the various techniques related to driving. We have invested a lot of time and expertise to enrich our driving courses.

A Community of Safe Drivers

We want to generate interest and curiosity in the driving world about education for drivers. Safety while driving on the road means all your near and dear ones are completely safe and protected.

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committed to providing exceptional driver education and training to learners of all ages. With over a decade of experience in the industry, we have helped countless individuals become confident and skilled drivers.

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