DZ Truck Training Program

Max Class Size:
Class size may vary due to COVID-19 restrictions.
108 hours over 4 weeks

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Start Date & Locations

Feb 7, 2022
Sudbury, ON
Mar 21, 2022
Sudbury, ON
Apr 25, 2022
Sudbury, ON

Graduate with a Certificate of Completion and more!

  • DZ Truck Training Certificate of Completion
  • Practical Applications in the Construction Industry
  • Surface Miner Common Core Modules necessary to access pits and quarries
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate
  • Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

Program Description

Northern Construction Academy’s 4 week DZ program provides students with training from experienced professionals.  The opportunity to train in an inclusive and welcoming environment and learn skills that transfer into the construction, transportation, and mining industries through the use of classroom, simulator, and hands-on operation.

Specializing in the construction and mining sectors, DZ students will have the option to have hands-on training with dump trucks, ready-mix trucks, and more. 

Subjects Include

  • Employment in the Commercial Vehicle Industry
  • Vehicle Components & Systems
  • Basic Driving Techniques
  • Professional Driving Habits
  • Off-Road Tasks and Manoeuvers
  • Documents, Paperwork and Regulatory Requirements
  • Vehicle Inspection Activities
  • Hours of Service Compliance
  • Cargo Securement & Loss Prevention
  • Handling Emergencies
  • Real-World Scenarios
  • Air Brake
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
  • Surface Miner Common Core

Course Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have a minimum grade 10 English or equivalent
  • Must have valid Ontario G drivers licence
  • Must have a valid MTO medical form that meets vision, hearing and physical medical requirements for a Class D licence

How to apply?

Apply online or in-person at 1 Ceasar Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E5P3

*Due to COVID-19 we are not accepting any walk-in applications at this time.

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Northern Construction Academy

1 Ceasar Road
Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 5P3
Registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.