Tractor Trailer MELT

This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

AZ Program

This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

DZ Class

This program does not require approval as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

Air Brake Z Course

Approved Air Brake Endorsement & Adjustment Facility, P.D.I.C. & S.B.D.I.C. Defensive Driving Centre

Requirements to Operate a Truck

In order to qualify for admission and to operate trucks in Canada and the United States, applicants must meet the requirements below.


  • 18 years of age to operate in Canada.
  • 21 years of age to operate in United States.


  • Be able to read and speak English Language sufficiently to converse with the general public. To understand highway traffic signs and signals in English language under Subpart B #391.11 (2) Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations in the United States.
  • Have a grade 10 achieved or equivalent.

Personal Background

  • Individuals with a criminal record should apply for a Canadian Pardon(Click here to apply).
  • Not have a criminal record for which a United States Waiver cannot be granted (You may not be able to cross into the United States without a waiver).


  • Be able to pass a pre-employment drug test as outlined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation under Section # 382.301 pre-employment testing.
  • Pass Ontario and United States medical requirements (The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has special requirements for blood pressure, blood sugar levels, eyesight, hearing and other physical criteria).

Driving History

  • Have a current Ontario full "G" licence.
  • Should have no more than 3 demerit points.
  • Provide a driver's abstract no less than 30 days old at the time of the interview (This will help us determine your best option for training).
  • Should not have more than 2 tickets for moving violations in the past 3 years.
  • Should not have more than one "at-fault" accident in the past 5 years.
  • Should not have had a driver's licence suspension in the past 3 years.

U.S. Border Crossing Status

  • Must have a valid passport.
  • Non-Canadian citizens must be able to obtain a U.S. visa.


  • Have a good attitude.

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Contact Information

Truck Training Academy Of Stoney Creek
Office Location : 298 Grays Road, Unit #1, Stoney Creek, Ontario L8E 1V5 Canada
Yard Location : 555 Seaman St, Stoney Creek, ON, L8E 5Z5. Located 3.5km away from our office.

Tel: 1-905-573-3635 or 1-905-573-0882
Fax Numbers: 1- 905-573-8911
TOLL FREE: 1-866-573-3634
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