Class 3 License Training in Calgary


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What is Class 3 License in Alberta

With a Class 3 license, you can drive a single motor vehicle with 3 or more axles. A Class 3 driver can drive a Class 1, 2, 4 or 6 vehicles, as a learner only and also any motor vehicle a class 5 license holder can drive.

At the same time you cannot drive a vehicle with a seating capacity of more than 15 persons (including the driver) and also class 3 license holders can not transport passengers for money. A semi-trailer can not be driven with this license.

How do I get my class 3 license in Calgary,Alberta

You need to fulfill the following conditions to get a class 3 license in Calgary, Alberta
1. Over the age of 18 years and must possess Alberta’s Class 5 license(non-GDL)
2. Complete class 3 training from a recognized driving school, Globe Driving School
3. Pass the written class 3 Alberta practice test.
4. Must have Q-Endorsement( passed Air Brake course)
5. Pass the Class 3 road test

Who needs to do class 3 Training

Class 3 license training is designed to help drivers in the construction, gravel, concrete and oil industries. Class 3 allows the licensed driver to drive a truck with two axles and towing vehicles with limited gross vehicle weight. Dump trucks, tow trucks, garbage and recycling trucks, cement trucks, as well as mobile truck cranes could be driven by class 3 licensed drivers.

Why Globe Driving School is best Class 3 driving School in CALGARY

Led by an experienced driving instructor with years of experience at Globe Driving School, an established driving school in Calgary that has trained and mentored hundreds of class 3 students. Qualified and experienced professional instructors are always ready to help new drivers who want to complete their driver training. Latest-model trucks are available to train the aspirants.

What are the course contents and cost of Class 3 driver training at Globe Driving School, Calgary

At Globe Driving School, the leading truck driving school in Calgary,  we offer hourly as well as the following courses :

Basic Class 3 course :

10 Hrs: In truck training:

Pre-trip: Under the Hood Inspection, Circle Check, Air Brake,  Driving, Reversing
8.5 Hrs: Air Brake Course

Extended Class 3 Drivers license Course :
20 Hrs: In truck training
8.5 Hrs: Air Brakes

Hourly rates are $100 for a minimum of 2 hrs period.
Class 3 road test permit is not included in the fee.

Class 3 Advanced Manual Transmission

Total Hours: 25 (33.5 with Air Brakes)

Total Cost: $3,000.00

Class 3 Road Test Permit: $155.00

This price includes the use of the tractor unit for the Alberta Transportation road test by the Commercial Driver Examiner.

Class 3 Manual Transmission students have the choice to test on an Automatic and have no restrictions on their Driver license.

For more information pls visit our office in Shepard Business Park, on Enterprise Way SE near the intersection of Glenmore and Stoney Trail in SE Calgary.

What are the Class 3 Driving License Road Test Components 

Students, to get a Class 3 Truck Drivers license, need to demonstrate professional Driving Skills to the Alberta Government Certified Commercial Driver Examiner.

Road Test Components of Class 3 Drivers License Test in Alberta:

Duration:  90 Minutes (with Air Brakes)

A  Pre-trip Inspection:  Including Under the hood, the Student gives running commentary in English while checking Vehicles’s Components. Comment on the items being inspected and actions being performed.

B   Driving:  Professional Driving skills are tested on the Road, where vehicle is driven on various intersections, City Roads and Highways. The driving period may vary from 30 to 50 minutes depending on the route, Traffic, and Road Conditions at that time of the day. Generally, the location for your test is at your Class 3 Driving School in Calgary, Alberta,  where you have done your truck driver training.

 C   Reversing:  A 90-degree blindside backup needs to be performed in order to pass the test. It has to be in one shot (try) and a Maximum of 3 attempts are permitted, depending on how many points a student loose while driving on the Roads. If too many Driving Errors are done on the road, you may get only one try during the Class 3 Road Test in Calgary, Alberta

Where can I find Class 3 Driver Training near me? 

The best class 3 Truck Driving School is located in Shepard Business Park near the intersection of Glenmore and Stoney Trail in Calgary Alberta. If you are coming from SE or SW Calgary, you need to take Glenmore Trail East towards our yard. Nearby we have other industrial areas like East Shepard Industrial, Foothills Industrial Park, GreatPlains, and Starfield. Neighborhoods of Forest Lawn, Erinwoods, Dover, Applewood, or Copperfield are near our Training Academy. Also if you live in Okotoks, High River,  Black Diamond, Brag Creek Nanton, or nearby areas,  after Hwy 2 Alberta, you may take Stoney East and the Glenmore East exit to reach the affordable and cheap class 3 truck Drivers license Academy in Calgary, Alberta.

For more information plz call or text 587 968 1616. Our email address is


I have been trained very well by my trainer Mr. Amneet Bhullar ji. I have cleared my class 3 License Alberta in one go. I was looking for a Class 3 Driving School near me and found this treasure of a place. After successfully completing the driving course with affordable class 3 license training cost,  I got a job. Highly recommended.

Amit Kumar

“Globe Driving Academy Team did a great job. I got my class 3 license on the first try. Highly recommended for class 3 training.  I am so satisfied to have taken trucking driving lessons from them for my class 3 drivers license. Me: From how to get class 3 license in Calgary, Alberta to a professional truck driver.

Ram D

Top Class 3 driving school with experienced driver trainers and best customer service.  Just got my class 3 license the other day through Globe Driving Academy. Great Learning Centre, very informative. Professional Class 3 Driving Instructors work with the level you’re at and build a plan around you not just a bare minimum to pass the knowledge and Class 3 Driving road test.

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