Commercial Driving

Commercial Driving

Online applications will be open here in December 2024 (for sessions in 2025).


Our Class 3 Driver Training program equips students with the skills to safely and efficiently operate commercial vehicles. Students build a solid foundation in commercial driving through a comprehensive approach that includes classroom instruction, hands-on practical training, and valuable on-the-job experience gained through paid work placements.

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SESSION 1: April 1st, 2024 — June 6th, 2024 (full)

SESSION 2: May 7th, 2024 — July 15th, 2024 (full)

TUITION: $4500 + HST

PAID WORK PLACEMENT: 4 weeks in the waste collection or construction industry

Our 2024 sessions are now full. Online applications for our 2025 sessions will open in December 2024.

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Admission Requirements

Application Requirements:

To apply to the program, you will need to submit the below documents. Once all documents are received your initial interview will be scheduled.

• Up-to-date resume
• Copy of Driver’s Licence (N must be removed)
• Letter of reference
• Copy of high school diploma or transcript
• Must be 18 years of age or older


Enrollment Requirements:

If offered a seat in the program, you will be asked to provide the following documents to complete your enrollment:

• Nova Scotia Driver’s Medical Test
• Driver’s Abstract
• Air Brake Endorsement on your Driver’s Licence
• Proof of successful Class 3 Knowledge Test

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Offer of Employment

Upon passing the Nova Scotia Class 3 road test, all graduates of the Dexter Institute Private Career College are guaranteed an offer of employment with the Municipal Group of Companies.