For anyone in the AG Industry interested in getting their Class 1 License and need help with the funding, please check out the links below.
KAP Website Applauds MELT Program Grant:
MB Government Website: – Provides info, instructions and grant application
Grant Information and How to Apply
- The grant will cover up to two-thirds of the cost of tuition for each employee to a maximum of $50,000 per employer. Employers must contribute a minimum of one-third of the eligible training costs.
- The grant is open to agriculture sector employers only for training drivers of farm-registered vehicles.
- The grant includes training that takes place between November 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.
- Grant applications that meet eligibility requirements will be funded in the order that they are received.
- Funding is negotiated and not guaranteed.
- Applications will be accepted until the grant funding is fully expended, or January 31, 2021, whichever occurs first.
- To apply, complete the grant application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mandatory training can only be provided by a registered driving school that meets established standards. Registered MELT providers are:
- A Class One Driving School (Winnipeg)
- A-One Driving Academy (Winnipeg)
- AJOY Driving Academy (Winnipeg)
- Alan’s Driving School (Portage la Prairie)
- Barnala Driver Training Academy (Winnipeg)
- Ben’s International Driving School (Winnipeg)
- Best in Class 1&3 Driving Academy (Winnipeg)
- Betterway Driver Training School LTD (Winnipeg)
- Blue Bird Training Centre (Winnipeg)
- Buffalo Driver Training (Winnipeg)
- Boundary Trails Driving Academy (Winkler)
- Commercial Truck Training Centre (Winnipeg)
- Efficient Driving Academy (Winnipeg)
- First Class Training Centre (Brandon, Thompson and Winnipeg)
- 4GK Enterprises (Elkhorn)
- Front Runner Driving School (Winnipeg)
- Highway King Class 1 Training Centre (Winnipeg)
- Husan Gill Class 1 Driving School (Winnipeg)
- KMS Transport Driving Academy (Winnipeg)
- Learn Right Driving School (Swan River and The Pas)
- National Truck Training Centre (Winnipeg)
- New Hope Driver Training Centre (Winnipeg)
- Patel Driving School (Winnipeg)
- Perfect One Driving School (Winnipeg)
- Professional Transport Driver Training School (Brandon and Winnipeg)
- United Transportation Driver Training (Brandon, Steinbach and Winkler)