AZ/DZ Graduate Testimonials
Read what our students are saying!
“NATT has been an awesome experience! A lot of fun times, funny conversations, but when it needed to get serious, it was serious and proper. Huge shoutout to Adam, Tom and Derrick for providing me with all the knowledge and training I have and to Shannon and Carissa for helping me prepare for the course. Made a few friends there and successfully obtained my DZ. I’m gonna miss this place, and if I ever upgrade my license again, I’ll be more than happy to come back! (I also got the privilege of driving the Blue Prized Possession, so that was awesome too!) Thanks again, to all of you at NATT!”
“I just wanted to let you know that I passed my road test early this morning.
I’m extremely happy with the outcome but mostly, I’m very happy and satisfied with your support. I need to give big thanks to Adam as he was wonderful and patient with my learning. He is also a funny and great asset for NATT. Don’t let him get away! I did thank him after I was done but please pass on the thanks to him.
I’m proud to be a NATT graduate of sorts! I will be spreading the word of the good job everyone has done and all the support I received throughout my learning journey.
Thanks once again and I will now be driving around in my RV as a certified D-Z RV driver…Yes!”
“I’d like to give a huge thank you to all at NATT! In the beginning of my search for a training institute to obtain my AZ 6 week melt program I had a good feeling that I made the right decision to train with them. From the moment I reached out to Shannon who was first and foremost willing and took the time to assist me in finding if not to answer any questions I had in regards to becoming an AZ driver and my journey to get me there! Along with her encouragement and support throughout until I achieved a successful road test!
I’m grateful to have met and trained at least once with all of the instructors at NATT although had their own methods of teaching; were passionate about their students succeeding and I felt they never forgot what it was like to learn for the first time! All instructors where patient and kept me encouraged to pursue a longtime dream!
I had the privilege of working with Pat for the most part of my training and It was an amazing experience being a student of his! Pat is a very kind and patient instructor with the ability to keep a relaxing learning atmosphere. During training was able to keep me calm and focused on my end goal to not give up!
It was so nice to see Carissa’s smiling face greet me each time I enter her front administrative space and assist in any way she could!
Thank you so much Brian for allowing me to continue in my practice journey until I achieved my success, I truly believe that you genuinely care about each and every student’s success who come through your training facility, grateful to have found NATT and all of your amazing staff and team!
“I just wanted to thank you and everyone at NATT for the awesome experience. Adam was absolutely incredible, funny and fun throughout the duration of all the training and great friendships were built along the way. I would recommend your company to anyone, and I hope to come back in the future and train more with Adam and the team.
Thanks again for everything.
“Just wanted to say thank you for everything. Adam is an amazing trainer. He was very informative and helpful with prepping me for being confident and ready for taking my drive test. It was a blast. I’d definitely recommend you guys.”
“This school and course is absolutely amazing..best staff ever..Shannon helped us out so much..and Adam and Pat are the greatest!! Both my boys took the course..learned so much and now both boys have their AZ.. thank you NATT for everything!!”
“Thank you so much! I just wanted to give a big shout up to Adam, he was absolutely amazing and so fun to work with the last 2 days. Definitely wouldn’t have been able to do it without him!”
Shay, DZ graduate
“My journey started by calling NATT. Shannon, with her bubbly positive personality guided me through every aspect of deciding which of the many courses they offer. Providing me with not only the info needed but, also confidence and a greater ambition to accomplish my life dream!
Today I am an AZ licensed driver thanks to the expertise, patience and 110% efforts of ALL the amazing instructors. Each instructor have their own style and understanding in teaching methods, which were detrimental in my success.
A huge thank you to all of you.”
“All the trainers were amazingly knowledgeable and informative. They sure know how to make training fun. Thanks for helping me make my dreams come true!”
“All of the trainers were excellent, extremely professional and knowledgeable, and created positive learning environments.”
“”I wanted the opportunity to express my thanks to the people at NATT. The whole team, the instructors, the helpful office staff, and the personal touch that Brian Pattison puts into the mix, it all helped me to choose a third career choice and saw it go from thought to reality. The instruction I received from NATT gave me a new respect for those drivers I took for granted that I see on the roads every day. I never gave it much thought until I enrolled in this course, but it really gave me a chance to see it from sitting where they sit, their big shoes to fill. I found myself with a better understanding of what a huge responsibility it is to drive a tractor trailer. At NATT there’s a no nonsense approach to the rules of the road, the importance of safety, and the care and control that driving a big rig requires. The instructors have what it takes to ride with you and cheer you on, or straighten you out if need be, and some of us need that honestly just to keep us on track. The other thing I wanted to say was that at NATT, they support you, they don’t just give you a certificate and go on to the next person, they supported me as I worked through from my first day of striving to achieve my Z endorsement, all the way to obtaining my A licence. I don’t know how the other schools of transport training do it, but I know that NATT does it right!
Thanks to all of you at Natt, you’re a great example of what team work looks like and works like!.” Jim
“I passed my DZ road test today. I would like to let you know just how good Adam really is at his job! I am sure you already know but would like to pass along my thoughts.
Adam is able to connect to everyone on their own level for optimal learning and retention. He really cares about educating all of his students and wants them to succeed. He went above and beyond for me and I am successful because he cared so much about my success. He made me feel confident so I knew I could pass my exam. Kudos to NATT for having such an awesome trainer! Can’t say enough good stuff about him!.” Jeff
“Just want to thank you and the NATT team for the help with the refresh, especially Tom, he’s a really good guy and an excellent trainer that eliminated doubts, instilled confidence; and, for me as an experienced driver, he gave great tips that he saw I needed, that were easy to comprehend and put into practice. It was a pleasure working with him.” Ray
Thanks to all of your team, Brian, Adam, Brian, Derek, Tom, Paul, and Shannon for helping me to get the class A license!
I am happy that I completed my class A road test today … and I would like to thank all of the NATT team for your support here!
I appreciate the guidance and patience! I do recommend getting the truck license through NATT! Thank you again!!” Ricky
“Thanks to everyone at NATT for such a wonderful experience. I definitely learned a lot. This week the Beer Store has me driving in a transport most of the week. A great learning experience.” Tara G.
“This Past Tuesday I successfully passed my D Road Test and I would like to thank Shannon, Brian, Adam and Derek for helping me obtain my DZ. NATT has been very helpful and now I can now help my community with this License!
Miigwech/Thank You NATT!” Travis A.
“I wish to take this time to applaud the training school of NATT (NORTHERN ACADEMY OF TRANSPORTION TRAINING) I would describe them as very competent and considerate with their very knowledgeable staff and training instructors you will accomplish a great goal by attending their facility. I was very impressed with their leadership Brian Pattison and the work ethic of his staff, I choose wisely in registering with them definitely was the best choice I ever made. I have now accomplished my AZ March 2022, also with the accomplishment of getting my DZ March of 2021. I give a big thumbs up to future students to attend this wonderful training school and its programs. BEST OF LUCK EVERYONE AND THANKS AGAIN”
“NATT has been a wonderful experience for me, when I enrolled into their DZ program I was very nervous because I’ve had no prior experience. The enrollment process was easy after talking with Shannon, she even provided a list of things to do for pre enrollment that was EXTREMELY helpful! We started our zoom classes early January and met our teacher Adam D. Now sitting infront of a screen for 8 hours a day reading a text book is boring, its very obvious that not a whole lot of people enjoy doing that because it in itself is boring, but Adam found ways to try and make it entertaining to keep people as engaged into the material as possible. What made it better were the home made instructional videos and the very dry but comical humor.
The in person learning was very much the same.
The next week was the schedule 1 inspection training. Derek did a wonderful job showing me the ins and outs of doing an effective schedule 1 inspection while showing extra tips and tricks. Now getting to the in cab training are where the nerves really kicked in. Getting in the drivers seat for the first time was nerve racking. Derek did his best to make me feel more comfortable in the drivers seat and getting used to the movement of the larger vehicle (despite the crappy winter roads and weather we had that day, which was good because controlling a fishtail was burned into my memory). By the end of the day I was fairly comfortable operating the vehicle. The day before my D class exam I was back with Adam. We did everything from top to bottom, if we did an inspection and he or I wasn’t satisfied with the item, we would re approach it right away and fix any technical grammar. When we did our drive through the exam route and there was something I knew I could do better at then we would run it through again, even going through the roundabout multiple times because I wouldn’t take my right of way or my turn was too sharp, or my exit out was really shaky. At the end of the day we did multiple mock inspection tests and I asked all the questions I could think of and Adam provided with all the answers that he had within his arsenal. Exam day, this was it, I either pass or fail and would have to redo the exam. I met up with Adam and asked any last minute questions and then it was time to execute the exam. Perfect on the schedule 1 inspection and only 9/30 errors on the road making me a new holder of a DZ license! By paying attention to the course material and actually taking advice from all my teachers definitely proved useful and can attest that even when you don’t have any experience, NATT will give you the skills and knowledge to achieve greatness!
Thank you to all the staff at NATT. You were very helpful and definitely made my future even brighter and the roads even safer!”
“The training course with Adam was very detailed and professional, I felt as though he was very thorough on schedule to the point where when I finally got to my test I was way over prepared and there was just no way I was failing after Adams teachings. he’s a good teacher and a stand up guy. I’d recommend his class to anyone interested driving truck”
“NATT is the best school for Transportation Training, I know cause I have taken training in the past and NATT goes above and beyond. From Shannon who helped me through the whole process, spending time with me to help with paperwork and emails she was always there for me every time I called. The Trainers Tom, Derek, Paul and Adam where all on point and above and beyond. They make you feel like family and it was the greatest experience. I recommend NATT over all the rest!”
“Thank you guys so much! It was an amazing experience and Adam was the best teacher I could of asked for!!” Hannah W.
“I would like to thank you guys for helping me get my AZ. You guys have the best professional instructors and I’m glad I chose NATT for my AZ license.” Josh Hikopua
“I would like to say some great feed back about your trainer Adam, he is a great trainer in my opinion and is a great asset to your organization. He was very polite and informative on all of the knowledge leading up to the tests, also how he would draw and describe everything for us and show us visually. I have been on many training courses where I want to fall asleep in class due to the dry material. With Adam it was different I was able to stay awake and want to learn more because of how he teaches and kept our attention. He gets excited which in turn made me excited and want to be there bravo to Adam on keeping me awake and alert on this course.
P.S I passed my written A and my Z thanks to the great training I received.” Jonathan Riberdy, AZ Program 2021
“Thanks again for all your help! Your communication made this process very easy! I was very satisfied with my experience. Adam was one of the coolest guys I have ever met and the best instructor I have ever had. I have written a 5 star review on google :).” Christopher Williams, AZ Program 2021
“My experience at NATT was great! I wasn’t there long but the trainers were amazing! They were both very knowledgeable and easy to relax around as it made everything less stressful on us while learning lots of new things!” Shane, AZ Program 2021
“The NATT program was really good! I went in not knowing a whole lot about the requirements of being an AZ driver and what to expect but I came out with so much knowledge. All of the driver trainers took the time to show us what to do and not to do. I recommend the NATT program to anyone looking to upgrade their license. Keep up the great work!!” Colin, AZ Program 2021
“NATT schooling was exactly as advertised! Professional, knowledgeable instructors delivered the program in a friendly way. The experience was fun and safety oriented. I would highly recommend this program to others.” Angela Shaler, AZ Program 2020
“The BEST course I’ve ever been in! The teachers are AMAZING and so patient! I couldn’t have made it without them. Thank you!” Carole Denis, AZ Program 2020
“My training at NATT was a blast I had so much fun learning how to drive. All the trainers were amazing and taught me everything I needed to know. This program is a great opportunity and I have recommended it to friends already and will continue to recommend it to others!” Jerode Duchesne – AZ Graduate 2019
“The course was very good. It’s nice to see how far you come to when you started. The instructors are very patient and know their stuff.” Hamid Nasserulla – AZ Graduate 2019
“The course was great! The staff at NATT were very open and helpful. They helped me set everything up and never gave up on me. If I had issues, they encouraged me to keep going and not to give up. The staff and teachers helped me reach my goals and I am now a full licenced AZ driver. Thanks for everything guys! You’re awesome!” Kathryn Stephen – AZ Graduate 2019
“I was looking for a career change and I searched out AZ training providers in the Sudbury area. It wasn’t long in speaking with NATT’s General Manager Brian and what NATT offers during and after graduation that my decision was an easy one. NATT’s 6 week AZ training course provided me with top notch in class and in truck instruction and all the tools required to pass the MTO’s road test. In April 2019 I passed the MTO road test and now I’m looking into the 6 week TPS Coach Program where I will have a mentor in cab performing paid long haul trips.” Mark Dillon – AZ Graduate 2019
“I attended NATT from February 4th, 2019 to March 19th, 2019 and in that time I received hands on and theoretical training. I felt that the course gave me the adequate knowledge to begin a career in the trucking industry. Both instructors seemed to be very knowledgeable in their field, and all other staff was very approachable and understanding. I would recommend NATT to anyone thinking of starting their career in trucking and encourage the school to continue to bring ride along students with them.” Harrison Noble
“NATT is a well rounded professional driving school. They have provided me with everything I needed to successfully complete my AZ training. The instructors Adam and Trevor are both very knowledgeable and respectful making the training much less stressful. A week of in class training was very helpful before going driving as well. Adam was able to make the week more interesting and fun too. All in all, I think NATT is a great school with even better instructors.” Nicholas Chevrette, AZ Graduate
“My experience at NATT was awesome. They have amazing staff, the instructors are informative. I would recommend this course to anybody. The course was very intense , but as time went by the course was getting easier and more understandable.” Patrick Sampson- AZ Graduate
“I had a very good experience at NATT. I got my DZ at another training company 1.5 years ago, there is no comparison with the two. NATT was very descriptive with all the rules and laws, many small tips on how to succeed. Everyone I talked with had an awesome, positive attitude and was super helpful. I would always personally recommend NATT to anyone wanting to get their AZ or DZ licence.” – Jacques Gauthier
“I had a great learning experience. I graduated with confidence! The staff was excellent” – Darryl Williams
“The course was great, Bruce & Adam were great. Had lots of fun, really enjoyed it! Thanks NATT! Really awesome school.” – David Kay
“Was a helpful, well organized course and hands on training. They help in all aspects of a professional driving course! – Perry Armstrong
“I learned a lot at about trucking. The program is very knowledgeable. The trainers are very good and experienced.” – Anonymous
“Great course, learned lots. Instructors were great, very helpful. I would highly recommend to others!” – Christopher Barry, DZ Graduate
“Great course, instructor is fantastic, very helpful! Would recommend to others!” Christopher Matheson, DZ Graduate
“I enjoyed the program very much. I love my job and look forward to every rewarding day!! The trainers are thorough and dedicated. Covering every aspect to get your AZ. I highly recommend NATT to anyone wanting to better their lives towards a rewarding career. Thank you NATT! I couldn’t have done it without you!” Derek Browatzke, AZ Graduate
“NATT was absolutely the best choice I could have made! All of the staff were great people and all very helpful, answering any questions you may have. My trainer and teacher was excellent, very good at explaining things the way you could understand them and would take the time to adapt to your learning needs. Thanks to NATT I am a full time employee right out of class at Manitoulin Transport” – Jeremy Fraser AZ Graduate
“My experience was pretty awesome. I had two awesome instructors throughout my course. Everyone that works at NATT is so kind. The instructors will help you if you need help with something. So I like to say awesome job to all the staff that works there. I appreciate the experience I had throughout my course!” – Alexander Shigwadja, AZ Graduate
“Research indicated that NATT was by far more advanced and professional. The Instructors were very patient and knowledgeable. “
Deanne Mealey, NATT Graduate
“I really enjoyed my time at the NATT School. The instructors were knowledgeable and professional. The training they provided helped me to become a better driver both personally and professionally.” – Eric Poulin
“I really enjoyed this course. I’ve learned alot these past 6 weeks. The instructors were awesome teachers, I learned a lot from each of them I liked how it wasn’t all bookwork at the beginning of the course. We were able to get the gist of the tractor day one. All in all my experience here was amazing and helped so much.” Emily Miller