⛔ Effective July 1, 2021, due to ICBC's lack of availability for Class 1 road tests, we will only be accepting Class 1 students for MELT training ⛔
There’s no job like trucking! This exciting world is a huge part of our global economy, and Valley Driving School can help you make your contribution. Our professional and experienced Instructors have the skills to help you feel comfortable and confident while they guide you toward a rewarding trucking career.
As a professional driver you will be exposed to various traffic conditions daily. Valley Driving School takes great pride in helping our students develop and maintain professional driving techniques. The skills you develop with us will allow you to handle driving situations in a safe and confident manner. For over the past 65 years we’ve built a solid reputation for quality training, and have helped thousands of satisfied graduates.
FREEDOM TO CHOOSE:
Choose who - request an Instructor that you’ve been referred to, or describe the type of instructor you’d like to learn from.
Choose what - individual lessons (class 1 or class 3) to fine tune your skills or training programs (Class 1 MELT Program, Class 2 Program, Class 3 Standard, Class 3 Automatic) if you’re just getting started. B-train lessons and Employment Skills Courses are available for those looking to upgrade their existing practical skills and strengthen your work abilities, becoming even more valuable to potential employers. Please note - intake for Class 1 programs is currently on hold, in anticipation of implementation of Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) in BC.
Choose when - lessons available mornings, afternoons & evenings, 7 days a week.
Choose where – we have six locations to serve you better and you’re welcome to take any portion of your training at multiple locations that are most convenient for you. Including Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Langley, Surrey, and Coquitlam.
Choose why - whether you're 18-years-old or a senior citizen, learning to drive or upgrading your existing skills, we customize our training to suit your needs.
- Choose how - create your training schedule by contacting us by phone at 604-856-0115, via LiveChat, by text at 604-332-CHAT (2428), by email or in person at any office.
WHAT MAKES OUR STUDENTS SUCCESSFUL?
Our graduates are constantly in demand by the industries top recruiters and operators. Our commercial training programs increase your knowledge of the trucking industry and make you a valuable candidate to potential employers. Major trucking companies conduct exclusive job fairs at our locations and provide job postings on our exclusive job board, looking to recruit Valley graduates. Valley Driving School instructors and graduates are in-demand experts in their field, sought-after by ICBC, other driving schools, and the transportation industry.
Automatic and standard transmission training in Kenworth and Peterbilt tractor trailer units are available. We offer practical hands-on driver training for B-train and Super-B trailers and empower our students with employment skills training and Air Brake endorsement (code 15) courses. We offer practical hands-on driver training for B-train and Super-B trailers and empower our students with employment skills training and Air Brake endorsement (code 15) courses. Students experience the same type of vehicle they will be using in the industry. Instructors are engaged in your driving development to ensure you receive optimal training with the newest, most relevant information and equipment. This enables our knowledge and fleet to match today's trucking industry standards for easily translatable skills, experience, and knowledge.
We go one step further by guaranteeing our training, ensuring you are completely satisfied and ready to tackle your new career. Valley Driving School ensures knowledge and skills are acquired at a pace appropriate to individual learners. Our unique brand of extensive training builds endurance as you prepare for life on the road as a commercial truck driver.
We specialize in knowing every Lower Mainland road, highway, back road, intersection, and shortcut - and all their unique complexities. We know British Columbia has its own unique driving rules & regulations and we’re proud to be BC experts (ICBC standards and expectations included).
COACHING, NOT CONTROLLING
Our Instructors coach and promote independent thinking to help our trucking students develop self-evaluation skills that create responsible and safe driving attitudes, as well as confidence in everyday situations. Our training techniques make learning to operate a tractor trailer unit fun and rewarding. Through coaching, positive feedback, and the ability to simplify any maneuver into easy, achievable steps, our Instructors focus on communicating with our students, helping you make certain you’re receiving exceptional value from every lesson.
CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE
Our Instructors and staff are top performers in the industry who are passionate about the work they do. Our friendly, reliable and honest staff care about your success and are accessible in person, by phone or by email. We have backgrounds in trucking and bring a wealth of experience and knowledge not found anywhere else.
FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS
Flexible installment plans are available or pre-pay for any training. If you pre-pay and decide that you will not require the entire package we will only charge you for the training you received and we will refund the balance. We offer various training options that are flexible for any budget, all with no obligation required.
Consider starting with individual lessons and upgrade to a package to automatically receive an attractive discount. Our programs include no fuel surcharges, no GST on truck programs, no evening & weekend surcharges, and all manuals included with tuition.
COST EFFICIENT TRAINING METHODS!
Your time behind the wheel is valuable, so we offer one-on-one training giving you the Instructor’s undivided attention. Online training and group pre-trip courses supplement your on-road training saving you money. We also offer specialized corporate and fleet driver training opportunities to improve your hireable skills and qualifications. Our training has been developed to give maximum driver education at an affordable, competitive price.