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Class 3 Driver Training Program in Lethbridge and Taber

Want to elevate your career as a professional commercial driver? In Alberta, securing a Class 3 licence is required to manoeuvre heavy-duty vehicles, such as large trucks with confidence and skill. We offer a class 3 driver training program in Lethbridge, Taber, and surrounding areas. Gateway Safety Services Ltd. is a premier training institution that conducts Class 3 driver training programs in Lethbridge, Taber, and surrounding areas.

We boast experienced instructors, state-of-the-art training facilities, and a comprehensive curriculum that covers all aspects of Class 3 driving. Our goal is to help you emerge as a competent commercial driver. Train for your Class 3 road test from the qualified instructors Gateway Safety Services Ltd. and get ready to demonstrate your knowledge and driving skills to the licensing authorities – contact us today.

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What's a Class 3 Licence in Alberta?

With a Class 3 licence, you gain the authority to operate single motor vehicles with three or more axles. Additionally, as a Class 3 driver, you can operate certain vehicles under Class 1, 4, or 6 categories as a learner. However, there are some limitations – you're restricted from driving vehicles with passengers. 

Obtaining Your Class 3 Licence in Lethbridge, Taber, and surrounding areas

To embark on your journey toward obtaining a Class 3 licence, you must meet specific prerequisites:

  • Be at least 18 and hold a valid Alberta Class 5 licence (non-GDL).

  • Pass the written Class 3 Alberta practice test.

  • Acquire a Q-Endorsement by completing an Air Brake course.

  • Pass the Class 3 road test.

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Who Benefits from Class 3 Training?

Class 3 licence training caters primarily to individuals working in the construction, gravel, concrete, and oil industries. It equips drivers with the skills needed to operate a diverse range of vehicles, including dump trucks, tow trucks, and cement trucks.

What to Expect During Class 3 Driving Lessons

Our Class 3 driving lessons encompass a wide array of vital skills and techniques essential for navigating commercial vehicles effectively. From vehicle familiarization to defensive driving strategies, our curriculum is designed to prepare you for real-world scenarios.


With a Class 3 licence, numerous career opportunities await in various industries, including private contracting, municipal services, and government organizations.

Driver Training Basic Requirements

The basic requirements for Class 1 and 3 are:

  • Minimum 18 years of age

  • Have a valid driver's licence. To road test in Alberta must have a valid, Non-GDL Alberta licence.

Training Course Availability

The following programs are available:

  • Class 1 MELT and Class 3 Driver Training in Lethbridge

  • Air Brake Course available in Lethbridge and Taber


Know more about our course information and availability.

By-the-Hour Training and Packages

Our truck driver training in Lethbridge and Taber is based upon proper driving techniques, inspection, rules of the road, and road hazards. Our instructors will guide you until you are ready for the road. Gateway Safety Services Ltd. offers by-the-hour training or training packages, including the following:

Class 3 - By-the-Hour Training

  • All training is hands-on in a truck.

  • Class 3 does not require a medical test.

  • Registry Fees: Call for pricing

    • Air Brake Course

    • Air brake written test

    • Driver written test

    • Road test permits

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Complete Truck Driver Training

Ensure your company matches our course's Mandatory Entry-Level Training (MELT) requirements.

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