Students - How to apply

Read the instructions carefully to ensure your application is processed in a timely manner. Before submitting your application, refer to the application checklist to ensure you have enclosed all of the required documentation.

To apply, you’ll need:

  • a Commercial Driver Record (abstract) within the last 60 days. Get yours from any Driver and Vehicle Licensing Service Outlet, or call 204-985-0980, or toll-free 1-866-323-0543 for further information.
  • a Criminal Record Search within the last 60 days. Get yours from the Public Safety Building at 151 Princess Street in Winnipeg, or from any RCMP office.
  • a valid Manitoba Class 1 Learner’s Licence. Find out how to get yours here, or by calling 204-985-7000 or 1-800-665-2410. Note: All applicants for a Class 1 driver’s licence must file a medical report approved by Driver and Vehicle Licensing before taking a written test.
  • visit an Employment Manitoba Centre to determine your eligibility, obtain a referral letter and complete the truck driver aptitude assessment. Please bring your Manitoba driver’s license with you for identification purposes. Find out which Centre is closest to you by calling 1-866-332-5077, or visit the Employment Manitoba website.

How to apply

1. Fill out the application form.

2. Attach:

  • your original Commercial Driver Record (abstract)
  • your original Criminal Record Search
  • a photocopy of your Manitoba Class 1 Learner’s Licence
  • your original referral letter from the Employment Manitoba Centre verifying your eligibility

3. Mail or deliver your application package in-person to:

Entry Level Professional Truck Driver
Training Program
ATTN: Program Administrator
25 Bunting Street
Winnipeg, MB R2X 2P5
Ph: 204-632-6600 Toll Free: 1-866-820-1317
Fax: 204-694-7134

If you’re accepted…

You’ll need to confirm:

Then, you must:

  • agree to work for a trucking firm insured by our Special Risk Extension Department for two years
  • sign an indemnity agreement to reimburse MPI tuition paid on your behalf if you do not successfully complete the program