25 Vagnini Court, Lively ON P3Y 1K8
1-800-719-9334
info@northernacademy.ca

AZ Program (MELT)

Duration: 250 Hours over 6 Weeks (1 week  Theory, 5 weeks Practical)

AZ Truck Driving Program Course Objectives

This program includes all mandatory objectives set forth in the Ministry of Transportation’s Commercial Truck Driver Training Standard (Class A), released July 2016, plus additional objectives that exceeds the minimum standard.

Course Description

Subjects of the program include:
  • Employment in the Commercial Vehicle Industry
  • Vehicle Components & Systems
  • Basic Driving Techniques
  • Professional Driving Habits
  • Tractor-Trailer Off-Road Tasks and Manoeuvres
  • Documents, Paperwork and Regulatory Requirements
  • Vehicle Inspection Activities
  • Hours of Service Compliance
  • Cargo Securement
  • Handling Emergencies
  • Real World Scenarios
  • Fuel Efficiency
  • Recruiting/Employment Preparation
  • Air Brake
  • Transportation Review

Admission Requirements

Must be 18 years of age or older, Must have minimum Grade 10 English (or equivalent), Must hold a valid Ontario Class G license or Higher, MTO Medical that meets the vision, hearing and medical requirements for a class A licence, Drivers Abstract.

We pride ourselves on the success of our Students and each of our Students will be signed up for the Ontario Apprenticeship Program. We have a 98% Employment rate with our students.

This AZ Truck Driving program includes both classroom and practical training. The hands-on training takes place in the yard and on the road using a tractor-trailer, while under the instruction of a qualified trainer. Students will also engage in various classroom activities to help prepare for a career as a professional driver.

Did you know that being a Tractor-Trailer Driver is a registered trade? Each student will be signed up for the Ontario Apprenticeship Program!

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