LCV Course For Drivers

This Canadian Trucking Alliance course for experienced professional drivers is a professional development course in Manitoba. This course meets the regulatory requirements for LCV drivers in Alberta, BC, and Saskatchewan, as well. This course consists of four hours in the classroom AND a three hour road test. There is a manual supplied by the MTA that participants can keep upon completion of the LCV course.

 Course Pre-requisites:

  • 150,000 km (or 24 months) driving experience on articulated vehicles
  • Minimum two years’ driving experience/150,000 km on articulated vehicles Class 1 license or equivalent with an air endorsement
  • No driver-related criminal code offenses in that last three years
  • Attend and pass a Professional Driver Improvement Course
  • Have no more than two moving violations in the past year; and no more than three such violations in the past three years

THE LCV ROAD TEST IS SEPARATE FROM THE IN-CLASS TRAINING AND MUST BE BOOKED VIA THE ONLINE FORM.  THE 1 1/2 DAY IN-CLASS PORTION MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE BOOKING THE ROAD TEST.  IF COMPANY TERMINALS ARE OUTSIDE OF WINNIPEG, THERE WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE.

 

*PLEASE NOTE*

Road test fees:

$225 for MTA members     |    $325 for non-members

There is a 24 hour cancellation policy for road tests. If you cancel after 24 hours notice, you will be charged the full amount.  Additional time to complete the road test past 3 hours will be subject to a $75 fee per hour.  Failure to attend the road test on schedule will result in  being charged the full road test fee.

Be sure to read and review our Registration and Cancellation Policy.

Please note: A driver who does not operate a LCV for 12 consecutive months must have their certification renewed.

*To obtain a certificate to operate LCVs, drivers must complete the PDIC course, the 4-hour LCV training course (including driving techniques, regulations & permits) and the 3-hour road test (including LCV driving and coupling/uncoupling equipment).*
**Road tests are booked by appointment and must be completed within 30 days of taking the LCV course**

 

After the initial training is completed, carriers must ensure that they review their permit conditions with the driver and issue a certificate (wallet card) indicating they have reviewed permit conditions, current regulations, the operators’ drivers’ abstract and any issues pertaining to the operation of LCVs. This certificate must be issued with a one-year expiry date. The review of permit conditions must be completed at least annually.

**LCV Certification expires after 12 months, at which point employers must review all current regulations, permit conditions, and issues covering the operation of LCVs prior to re-certifying drivers. PDIC certification expires after 48 months.**

 

CLICK HERE to learn more about permit conditions required for LCV operation in Manitoba.

 

 

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 Upcoming Dates

Apr 04
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
May 24
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aug 15
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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