Driving Back to Work Grant Program

Government of Alberta - Ministry of Transportation and Economic Corridors


Description
Offers a grant to support unemployed and under-employed Albertans pursuing careers in the trucking industry.

Service provides:

  • a grant to support obtaining a Class 1 driver's licence by covering more than 90% of training and testing costs to help Albertans start careers as commercial drivers, which will help reduce labour shortages in the transportation and warehousing industry
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • unemployed and / or under-employed residents of Alberta
  • 18 years and older
  • who meet all requirements to get a Class 1 driver's licence
Visit website for full eligibility requirements, including citizenship, driver's abstract, and English language requirements.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • visit website to read the required guide and fill out the application form

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

There is a waitlist for eligible applicants to be placed with a driver training school.


Telephone
1-855-295-7180 Ext. 1
Web Site
https://www.alberta.ca/driving-back-to-work-grant-program
Email
db2w@balladgroup.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
March 5, 2024
Hours of Operation

Program hours vary.