AZ TRACTOR TRAILER TRAINING

AZ Program – Tractor Trailer Driver

ENTRY-LEVEL DRIVER TRAINING IS NOW A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT

by law to obtain a Class AZ Driver Licence.

Crossroads Truck Training Academy (Barrie) is a registered MTO training centre for delivery of the now required MELT Certified AZ License Training program.

Our primary training is with Class “AZ” tractor-trailer and Class “DZ” straight truck. We have courses suited to meet all students needs from various backgrounds. Training is provided on a full-time basis or a flexible training schedule can be arranged.

The student must be at least 18 years old and have a full “G” licence. An MTO medical form is required to be filled out by a doctor.

A new AZ course typically starts every second Monday.

CROSSROADS Barrie is a registered and approved member of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario. All of the Vocational Programs that are provided by CROSSROADS Driver Training Academy Barrie are registered under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

COURSES ARE AVAILABLE FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME – WEEKENDS TOO!

5 or 6 Week Program (103.5 or 240 hours)

We typically start a new AZ course every second Monday; unless it is a holiday then you could start on the Tuesday.
Note: If you are attending full time, the first two weeks are in class a mix of yard training and indoor classroom. If you are attending part time, the first two weeks of classes can be completed over consecutive weekends.

Week 1 – Classroom

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.

Week 2 – Classroom

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

Weeks 3-6

Consists of one-on-one in-truck training and yard work.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

  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