The Farm Endorsement Top Up Program is for any individuals that had taken a farm endorsement course prior to March 1, 2021 and needs to upgrade towards the completion of the MELT program to keep a Class 1A license. Individuals have until the end of 2023 to complete their training, otherwise they will retain a Class 3A license and be required to take the full Melt course to obtain a Class 1A course. This course covers all of the in-class hours and the remainder of in-cab and in-yard hours required to complete the MELT program. SGI does not require retesting for the road exam.
If one week of training was taken prior to July 1, 2020, the course length is 3 weeks to complete and the cost is $7,500.00 +GST.
If two weeks of training was completed, the remainder of the course is 2 weeks in length and the cost of training is $5,000.00 +GST.