Course Information

In addition to the highest quality instruction and the most reasonable rates, Burnaby Pro Driving School is proud to offer instructors and evaluation officers with 27-45 years of experience. Our instructors use modern educational aids and training equipment, such as videos and classroom demos. All our courses include personalized practical road training and a unique blend of theory and hands-on pre-trip inspection to ensure your training is challenging and successful.

Please Note:

  • Payments are required before a road test will be booked
  • Students must have a valid BC Drivers License
  • ICBC test fees are not included in these packages
  • Prices and dates subject to changes without notice
  • All prices are in Canadian dollars

Air Brake Courses

Air Brake Course

A classroom program covering modern Air Brake theory and systems. (Planning on upgrading your current license to a higher class of license ie getting a class 2 license)

7 hours theory


Adding Air Brakes to Your License

This package includes the 7-hour classroom program and 4-hours of hands on pre-trip inspection and certification exam. (Adding air brakes to your current license, ie towing a RV)

Total 11 hours


Government Approved Courses

Classes 1, 2, 3 and 4

The Class 1-3 packages listed below include pre-trip and road training (training), and one road test conducted by ICBC in Burnaby (scheduled by our office)

Admin time of 15 minutes is allocated from each lesson

Class 1: Tractor Trailer

Per Hour (2 hour minimum)


Upgrade to Manual Course (Currently Unavailable)

For students who hold a Class 1 Restricted (automatic) license and are wanting to upgrade it to a full Class 1 license (manual)

12 hour package

10 hrs training • 2 hrs road test


MELT Course

For all students who want to obtain a Class 1 license. The MELT (Mandatory Entry Level Training) was introduced by ICBC in Oct 2021

140 hour package

47 hrs theory • 37 hrs yard time • 56 hrs road • 2 hrs road test

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Class 2: Buses

Per Hour (2 hour minimum)


Bus with Air Brakes Course

All of our buses are equipped with air brakes, students must do the air brake course

14 hour package

12 hrs training • 2 hrs road test


Class 3: Straight Trucks

Per Hour (2 hour minimum)


Automatic Truck Course

For students who want to drive automatic transmission vehicles

18 hour package

16 hrs training • 2 hrs road test


Manual Truck Course

For students who have want to drive dump trucks, cement trucks etc

28 hour package

26 hrs training • 2 hrs road test


Class 4: Mini Bus/Taxi

Per Hour (2 hour minimum)


Unrestricted Course

For students who want to drive mini buses

4.5 hour package

3 hrs training • 1.5 hrs road test


Restricted Course

For students who want to drive taxis and ride sharing vehicles

2 hour package

2 hrs training on your own vehicle


Instructors Courses

Instructors are taught to train a driver with the knowledge and skills required to inspect and operate a motor vehicle safely. Examinations will be held both during and at the end of each course.

Upgrade Class 5/7 to Class 1 Course

Upgrade Course

34 hours theory • 20 hrs practical




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