Classes

Class 1 Licence

Permits an operator to drive: Any motor vehicle, or combination of vehicles, other than a motorcycle Class 6 type vehicles, for learning only The minimum learning or licencing age is 18.

Class 2 Licence

Permits an operator to drive: Any motor vehicle, or combination of vehicles, that the holder of a Class 3, 4 and 5 operator's licence may operate Any bus Class 1 and 6 type vehicles, for learner only The minimum learning or licencing age is 18. Requirements: vision screening, written and road test, and medical report, airbrake certificate for vehicle with airbrakes. Vehicle for road test: a bus with a seating capacity exceeding 24 including the operator.

Class 3 Licence

Permits an operator to drive: Any motor vehicle, or combination of vehicles that the holder of a Class 5 operator's licence may operate A single motor vehicle with three or more axles A motor vehicle with three or more axles towing a trailer with one or more axles, if the trailer is not equipped with airbrakes Class 2 and 4 type vehicles without passengers All motor vehicles included under Class 1, 2 and 6, for learning only No holder of a Class 3 operator's licence shall operate a motor vehicle: That has a seating capacity of more than 15, while that vehicle is transporting any person in addition to the operator To transport passengers for hire The minimum learning or licencing age is 18. Requirements: vision screening, written and road test, airbrake certificate if the vehicle is equipped with airbrakes. Vehicle for road test: Any single motor vehicle having three or more axles.

Class 4 Licence

Permits an operator to drive: A taxi, ambulance or bus (including school or kindergarten buses) where seating capacity is not over 24, excluding the operator All motor vehicles included under Class 5 All motor vehicles included under Class 1, 2, 3 and 6, for learning only The minimum learning or licencing age is 18. Requirements: vision screening, written test, medical report, road test required if operator does not hold a class 1, 2, or 3 licence. Vehicle for road test: any two axle motor vehicle, excluding a motorcycle.

Class 5 Licence

Permits an operator to drive: A two axle single motor vehicle, excluding a motorcycle A two axle motor vehicle towing a trailer with one or more axles, if the trailer is not equipped with airbrakes A recreational vehicle or any combination of a recreational vehicle and a trailer, if the trailer has not more than two axles and is not equipped with airbrakes A moped Class 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 type vehicles, for learning only No holder of a Class 5 operator's licence shall operate a motor vehicle: That has a seating capacity of more than 15, while that vehicle is transporting any person in addition to the operator To transport for hire The minimum learning age is 14. The minimum licencing age is 16. Requirements: road test. Vehicle for road test: any two axle motor vehicle excluding a motorcycle.

Class 6 Licence

Permits an operator to drive: A motorcycle or a moped All motor vehicles under Class 5, for learning only The minimum learning or licencing age is 16. Requirements: Written test and vision screening and a road test for applicants with a Class 7 or if no licence presented. Written test, vision screening and skill test for applicants with a Class 5 or better. Vehicle for road test: motorcycle without sidecar.

Class 7 Licence

Permits an operator to drive: A moped A motor vehicle referred to in the Class 5 category, as a learner only A motorcycle, as a learner only, if the operator is at least 16 years of age The minimum learning or licencing age is 14. Requirements: written test and vision screening. The electronic knowledge test is available in 9 languages in addition to english. They are Arabic, Chinese (Traditional), Farsi, French, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog (Philippines), and Vietnamese.

Source: Government of Alberta - http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/index.htm

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