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MELT

Duration: 103.5 Hours over 4 Weeks (1 week Theory, 3 Weeks Practical)

MELT Course Objectives

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

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

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.

This 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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