Teach Class mandatory entry-level training (MELT)
Here are the driver training schools requirements to teach B.C.s Class 1 mandatory entry-level (MELT) training course.
How to get started
To become an authorized driver training school ready to deliver B.C.s Class 1 MELT course, refer to these requirements.
Review MELT requirements
- MELT Curriculum Framework
- Meet facility and vehicle requirements.
Register instructors in MELT training courses
Class 1 driver training instructors and air brake instructors will deliver B.C.’s Class 1 MELT course.
It’s important that a consistent and high standard of training is maintained for B.C.’s Class 1 MELT courses, regardless of who is delivering the training.
Existing Class 1 instructors will be given the opportunity to re-certify to the new Class 1 MELT standard for their Class 1 practical and theory instructor licence designations at no charge during the transition phase to the new B.C. Class 1 MELT framework.
What you need to do
Check MELT training course registration details and register instructors in free MELT training courses.
Become authorized to deliver the B.C. Class 1 MELT course
- We require a course outline to approve your school. A MELT Course Outline template will be available in the ‘Resources for schools’ section of our MELT pages in early July. Alternatively, you may choose to submit your own course outline.
- Provide ICBC with your course outline.
- Sign the return the Class 1 MELT agreement with ICBC.
Once authorized, your school will be listed on dtcbc.com
Training materials provided to schools to develop MELT courses
Training and course resource materials for the Class 1 MELT courses will be available to schools and instructors in April 2021, prior to the MELT program start date of October 18, 2021.
Class 1 MELT instructors will be provided the following materials and trained to use them as part of their MELT orientation:
- Curriculum Framework — Class 1 MELT course standards and learning outcomes
- Student Guide — Class 1 course content and additional information for student reference
- Classroom Lesson Plans — guide for teaching, including tips and activities
- Practical Lesson Plans — guide for teaching, including tips and checklists
- Practical Assessment Forms — assessments for practical activities
- Theoretical Assessment Forms — assessments for classroom and theoretical activities
- Presentation slides, other course forms and handouts.