Topstone Career College Logo1 - Truck Driver Training School - Class AZ MELT, D Straight Truck, Air Brake Endorsement

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Topstone Career College now offers Class D Truck Training and Class Z Air Brake Endorsement programs.

Class AZ MELT (Mandatory Entry Level Training) - Tractor Trailer program will be offered very soon.

If you are experienced enough in driving, you may refresh your knowledge with our self-paced online courses.

OUR PROGRAMS

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Class D (Straight Trucks, Dump Trucks, Garbage Trucks, etc.)

What you get

  • A Class D license will allow you to operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the cargo and must have good communication skills to receive and relay information to a centralized dispatcher.
  • A career as a commercial driver can offer you stable employment and can provide long-term financial security.
  • Operators with this license may operate any truck like straight trucks, dump trucks, cement trucks, or motor vehicle combinations exceeding 11,000 kg provided the towed vehicle is not over 4,600 kg, and may also operate class G vehicles.
  • Pre-trip inspection
  • In-cab air brakes and safety inspections
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Route planing
  • Cargo and load security
  • Regulatory ad legal requirements in Canada and US
  • Over-the-road driving training
  • Turns, backing, and shifting
  • Safety requirements
  • Emergency procedures
  • MTO road test preparation
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Hold a valid Ontario G License or higher
  • Complete the MTO-approved Medical Form
  • Pass MTO Written Test (Knowledge Test) (40 questions; 20 Class D and 20 Road Signs, Traffic Laws and Regulations)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Hydrovac Operator
  • Concrete Mixer Truck Driver
  • Dump Truck Driver
  • Straight Truck Driver
  • Waste/Garbage Management Truck Driver
  • Fire and Rescue Truck Driver
Class DZ - Straight, Dump, cement, waste management trucks - Topstone Career College - Truck Driver Training School

PRICING

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Package 1

4 hours in-vehicle

$695

  • 2 hours inspection
  • 1 hour on the road
  • 1 hour in the yard
  • Road Test
  • HST included
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Package 2

12 hours in-class

6 hours in-vehicle

$1350

  • 12 hours in-class
  • 2 hours inspection
  • 2 hours on the road
  • 2 hours in the yard
  • Road Test
  • HST included
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Package 3

12 hours in-class

9 hours in-vehicle

$1495

  • 12 hours in-class
  • 4 hours inspection
  • 3 hours on the road
  • 2 hours in the yard
  • Road Test
  • HST included
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Add-On Air Brake Endorsement
$345 $295

You may add an Air Brake (Z) Endorsement course (12 hours of in-class) to any of the Class D packages with a $50 discount

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Class Z (Air Brake Endorsement)

What you get

  • Topstone Career College provides a certified instructor that will conduct the 12 hours of the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) approved Air Brake Endorsement Course.
  • Most commercial trucks use an air brake system in order to operate. The Air Brake Endorsement course is necessary for those who want to be qualified for the A, B, C, and D licenses.
  • You will learn about the air brake system components. Inspection requirements and troubleshooting of the air brake system are the major components of this program.
  • Upon the successful completion of the program, the students will be required to visit a Drive Test centre to have the “Z” endorsement placed on their license
  • Air brake system components
  • Types of the braking systems
  • Difference between air brake and hydraulic brake systems
  • Performing a routine inspection of the air brake system and its components
  • A 20-question written test will be administered at the end of the course. Upon successful completion of the written test, a practical examination will also be conducted on a tractor-trailer.
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Hold a valid Ontario G License or higher
  • Attend the total of 12 hours of in-class training

Air Brake Endorsement

12 hours in-class

$345

  • 6 hours in-class
  • 6 hours in-yard
  • Course materials
  • Practical - Written test
  • Certificate
  • HST included
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Online Courses

Backing Techniques

20 minutes

This course is designed to help reduce the number of backing accidents by teaching drivers how to recognize the dangers of backing and provide expert-level backing procedures.

Backing and Parking

20 minutes

This course is designed to help drivers understand the techniques that will help them avoid an accident or incident while backing and parking straight trucks

Breakaway Brakes

5 minutes

This course is designed to remind drivers that emergency braking equipment will maintain brakes for the tractor and trailer if the trailer is disconnected from the tractor.

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