AIR BRAKE COURSE Prices and Info
$250.00 1.5 day
Subject to a min & max number of students.
Register Early Limited seats available.
Since 2012, the Alberta Air Brake Endorsement Program underwent major changes.
There are really 3 parts to it now.
1. A day in Class 9am - 4:30pm. incl. breaks. Each participant receives an Air Brake Manual and then spends the day exploring air brake and related topics such as;
- Braking Fundamentals
- Air brake System
- System Failures
- Foundation Brakes
- Driving Tips
- Vehicle Inspections
In order to aid in your learning, video, a powerpoint presentation and a working air brake system in the classroom are used as well as a tractor trailer for demonstration and inspection.
2. Next is the practical part of the course by appointment (2-3 hours) In and around a Tractor Trailer, testing the air brake system. 3:1 students : instructor ratio. Appointments are booked when you Register.
Observe and do vehicle air brake inspection as required daily on the job and required for driver exams when you use airbrake equipped vehicles. Testing (practical) applies to this part of the course and when you pass you earn a document that allows you to attempt the final Air Brake Test at any Alberta Registry.
3. You must pass the multiple choice Exam at any Alberta registry after completing and passing the classroom portion of the course and the practical session. in order to get the Q endorsement.