***This program is currently under an update review by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour & Advanced Education, Private Career Colleges Division***
Class 3 Truck Drivers fill a number of important jobs within all cities, towns and communities, including but not limited to, Straight Trucks, Waste Removal, Transporting materials to and from construction sites, Local Delivery Trucks, Dump Truck Drivers, and many more!
Start your Class 3 Driving career with METI’s 7 week Class 3 Driver – Construction & Industry training, a program that offers you more and graduate JOB READY with a Nova Scotia Class 3 License, Air Brake endorsement and the skills and safety training needed to work here in Nova Scotia or across Canada.
Class 3 Driver – Construction & Industry– graduates earn 19 Industry Certifications & 2 Driver Endorsements, all in 7 weeks. Be trained to drive tandem trucks, cement trucks, fuel trucks, flatbed, vac truck operator, oilfield swamper and more. Certifications will be from METI, Energy Safety Canada (ESC), Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA), The Canada Safety Council, Nova Scotia Dept. of Transportation, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and St. John Ambulance, giving you a competitive edge for employment.
“When I need tractor -Trailer or tandem truck drivers I look to METI to fill the void”, Joe Parsons-Owner Joe Parsons Construction, Sydney, NS.
METI’s maintains real industry relationships training for over 500 business and trade professionals. Our Class 3 Program was developed with input from industry professionals who continue to work with us, ensuring that you have the most hire-able skills in the industry.
Another example of METI’s real industry relationships promoting a job fair in 2019 for a students. Year after year, the strength of our students bring employers back to METI for recruiting.
“METI and our team partner to place operators with our shutdowns. METI are just awesome and find us CLASS 1/3 people who are interested in working Turnarounds.” Manager, Recruitment CEDA
“Well Trained Drivers & Fantastic Service! Thank you METI from everyone at MAD Oilfield Solutions“
METI Graduates showing their skills on the 403 in Ontario!!
“It’s amazing to watch it all come together and it’s because of the training they get from METI.”
Emcon Service Inc.
Graduates receive a Safety Passport with the following certifications and a Labour and Advanced Education approved Class 3 Driver – Construction & Industry Certificate.
- Air Brakes
- Common Safety Orientation – Energy Safety Canada (CSO)
- Cargo Securement
- Vacuum Truck
- Class 3 Driver
- ESC Confined Space Entry & Monitor
- ESC Fall Protection
- Forklift Operator Safety
- Power Line Hazards
- Hazard Assessment
- Lockout – Tagout
- H2S Alive (Energy Safety Canada)
- Occupational Health & Safety, OH&S
- WHMIS GHS Training
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
- Oilfield Transportation (“Swamper”) Training
- Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC) (Canada Safety Council)
- Ground Disturbance Level 201 Supervisory Course
- Standard First Aid with CPR/AED, Level C (St. John’s Ambulance)
Learn more about individual course descriptions
Many employees are required to have ESC certification, First Aid, WHMIS, Ground Disturbance and H2S Alive as well as their Class 3 license which are all included in the program, eliminating the need for additional training.
What do you need to apply?
- A completed application form
- An up to date resume
- A completed Nova Scotia Class 3 Driver’s Medical that is current within the last 3 months
- Proof of your education to date
- A valid Class 5 licence level with “N” removed if on graduated licensing
- A Driver’s Abstract that is current within the last 3 months
Application and Financing Options
Our Admissions team is here to help you with any enrollment questions you have about the application process, and to provide information about financing options that may be available to you. Contact our admissions team today: 902-539-9766, (toll free) 1-877-800-6384 or email email@example.com