Get an on-highway air brake endorsement
To get an on-highway air brake endorsement for a single-unit in B.C., you must:
A road test is not required.
To get an on-highway air brake endorsement for a combination-unit vehicle in B.C., you must:
Pass the Class 1 knowledge test, which includes air brake content
Complete the B.C. Class 1 MELT course, which includes all required air brake training
Pass an air brake pre-trip test as part of the Class 1 road test, using a combination-unit vehicle equipped with air brakes
Pay for your road test fees and licence
Studying and preparing for your tests
To get ready for your tests, we highly recommend studying the applicable air brake chapters in Driving Commercial Vehicles.
The commercial knowledge test is multiple choice. The test is offered in English. Translators are not allowed.
Where to take your tests
Book an appointment to take your test at an ICBC driver licensing office.*
*Tests not available at Cloverdale and Surrey Guildford.