Class “A” License – Tractor Trailer
You are qualified to drive any tractor-trailer combination and may also drive vehicle in Class D and G. This Program is a Vocational Program & approved under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.
Tractor Trailer MELT Program
This enhanced MELT 104 Hours Commercial Truck Driver Training Standard (Class A) program is the most robust educational program we offer, designed by certified professionals to respond to ever-changing industry and its demands in the trucking industry. It includes advanced skills, in-depth driving, techniques and complete knowledge of the trucking industry including current changed regulatory Ministry of Transportation (MTO) standards requirements.
This program includes all mandatory objectives set forth in the Ministry of Transportation’s Commercial Truck Driver Training Standard (Class A), released July 2017. Subjects of the program include:
Tractor-Trailer MELT Course Outline:
• Introduction to Trucking
• Preparing for MTO Learner’s permit
• 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
• Vehicle Inspection Activities
• Hours of Service Compliance
• Cargo Securement
• Handling Emergencies
• Transportation of Dangerous goods
This program includes both classroom and practical training. The hands-on training takes place in the yard and on the road using a tractor-trailer, while under the instruction of a qualified trainer. Students will also engage in various classroom activities to help prepare for a career as a professional driver.