DZ Program – Straight Truck

(Vocational Program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.)

Week 1

Employment in the Commercial Vehicle Industry, Vehicle Components & Systems, Basic Driving Techniques, Professional Driving Habits, Straight Truck Off-Road Tasks and Manoeuvres, Documents, Paperwork and Regulatory Requirements

Week 2

Vehicle Inspection Activities, Hours of Service Compliance, Cargo Securement, Handling Emergencies, Z Endorsement – Air Brakes

Week 3

Heavy Transmission Training

Weeks 4

Straight Truck Training

Course Details

  • 4 weeks in length

  • 2 weeks In Class

  • Including Air Brake & MTO Prep.


  1. Applicants must be 18 years of age to drive in Canada, and 21 to drive internationally.

  2. You are required to complete an Enrolment Application

  3. Provide A Valid Driver’s Licence “G” or Higher

  4. Provide A Driver Abstract

  5. An MTO Medical is required to be filled out by a doctor. Download the form here

  6. Grade 10  or equivalent is required

"I graduated from Crossroads under the guidance and direction of Des, President and Co- Owner. I thank all the instructors hands down because they shared their expertise and knowledge of their many years in the industry and on the road."

− Cam Hashem

"From the in-class lecture/discussions to the final test, I thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Your instructors are true professionals with much real life experience and are able to present the facts in a way that makes remembering them easy, peppered with anecdotes and actual experiences, the points were etched in my memory for good."

− Chris Carroll

"Trailwood Transport Ltd. is pleased to announce that Crossroads Truck Training
Academy is one of our preferred entry level Transport Training Academies.
All and any students will receive one on one in cab training with one of our
trainers to ensure he or she is comfortable to be on their own.
Trailwood Transport Ltd. looks forward to working with your new graduates.

− Trailwood Transport Ltd.

"I took CROSSROADS DZ training program last February. I learned so much and the staff were great, all of the instructors seemed to take pride in their students and ensuring safety is a top priority. I would definitely recommend CROSSROADS for anyone thinking of obtaining their AZ, DZ or other truck license."

− Ontario Tree Spading