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Our training program includes a mixture of in-truck and in-class
training that provides all of the essential skills & knowledge that transportation companies require from entry-level drivers.

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AZ Truck and Trailer Driver Training

Our training program includes a mixture of in-truck and in-class training that provides all of the essential skills and knowledge that transportation companies require from entry-level drivers. We are offering the full diploma "AZ Truck and Trailer Driver Training" suitable for entry-level drivers with no commercial driving experience. This course will total a combination of 200 hours of in class and in truck training. This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

200-Hour Class A-Z Course Content

  • » One-on-One Truck Driving Lessons
  • » In the Yard Training and Maneuvering
  • » Practical Observation
  • » Air Brake Endorsement - Z
  • » Border Crossing Procedures & Documentation
  • » Hours Of Service - Log Books
  • » Pre-Trip Inspection Regulations
  • » Defensive Driving Techniques P.D.I.C.
  • » Weights and Dimensions
  • » C.V.O.R. & MTO Regulations
  • » Load Securement
  • » Trip Planning/Map Reading
  • » Dangerous Goods Transportation
  • » Road Test Preparation and Ministry Road Test
  • » Skills Development and Employment Opportunities
  • » (we do road test booking and provide vehicle)
  • » Job Placement Support

The period of this course will be approximately eight weeks from the course start date. We offer weekly course start dates and flexible business hours of in-truck training lessons (seven days a week 8:00 am - 8:00 pm).

 

Start Date: Every Monday

 

Our tractors and trailers are newer and up-to-date. Participants will have a choice of the training vehicle; 10 or 13 speed transmission vehicle, Mack or Freightliner tractors.

 

Truck Training Academy provides one-on-one training tailored to each individual on a large training area suitable to practice coupling, uncoupling, backing, and parallel parking.

In the Yard Training:
  • » Vehicle Inspection
  • » Coupling and Uncoupling
  • » Backing on the dock and Parallel Parking
  • » 5th Wheel & Rear Axle Training
  • » Knowledge of Vehicles Devices
On the Road Training::
  • » Gear Shifting & Clutch Use
  • » Maneuvers to Make Proper Turns
  • » City and highway driving
Use of our vehicles for Road Test:
  • » Vehicle for the road test provided by the school as well as the appointment

Our staff is friendly, knowledgeable and has a wealth of experience within the transportation industry.

 

Our instructors have accumulated a tremendous amount of over the road miles driving commercial motor vehicles. Their combined driving experience includes U.S. border crossing, dry van, climate controlled freight, flatbed, tanker and transporting dangerous goods.

 

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to confidently, competently and responsibly operate a commercial vehicle with “A-Z” license. The course content will include all aspects encompassing the safe and professional operation of a commercial vehicle.

 

The In-class seminars are developed to enhance the participant’s knowledge of commercial motor vehicle procedures and regulations. Check our Seminars content to learn more.

Commercial vehicle driver training, A-Z or D-Z, or individual seminars which do not require approval under the Private Career College Act 2005, may be offered to experienced drivers who need to brush up on their existing driving skills and obtain an A-Z or D-Z driver’s license.

The following seminars are recommended to the students:
  • Air Brake Endorsement - Z Course
  • Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Defensive Driving Techniques, P.D.I.C.
  • Highway Traffic Act & C.V.O.R.
  • Hours of Service - Log Books
  • Boarder Crossing Procedure
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Once you hold an A-Z license you are able to drive A-Z and D-Z commercial vehicles. If you write and pass the beginner's test for the C class license (city bus), you will obtain a C class license as well. You do not have to go for an additional C class road test at the Ministry of Transportation.