Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

ICBC Certified Air Brakes

This course has been designed to prepare students for the ICBC written examination for an air brake endorsement to operate air brake equipped highway vehicles. Emphasis is placed on safe operating procedures, and ongoing maintenance for air brake systems. This course includes the airbrake pre-trip exam and the use of the truck for this test. Upon successful completion of this course, students have 90 days to write their air brake endorsement exam at the ICBC Driver Services Centre.

Please note: ICBC has the right to review certified records and to retest certified students at their discretion.


To enter this course, students must have a valid BC driver’s licence.


  • Theory only - $100
  • Theory and pre-trip - $175

Cash, cheque, money order, VISA, American Express or MasterCard is accepted. Registration is not complete, and you are not considered admitted, until all fees are paid.

Dates and times

All air brake courses run Saturday and Sunday on the following dates:


2018 Training Dates


April 21 - 22

May 12 - 13

May 26 - 27

June 9 - 10

June 23 - 24

July 14 - 15

July 28 - 29

August 11 - 12

August 25 - 26


To take an Air Brake practice test, visit BC Practice Driving Test


Thompson Rivers University - Trades and Technology Centre
805 TRU Way, Kamloops, BC
Enter through Westgate entrance to university.


Ray Trenholm
Phone: 250-828-5104
Toll Free: 1-888-828-6199
Fax: 250-828-5492