DZ Truck Training Program

83 hours over 4 weeks

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Start Date & Locations

Oct 16, 2023
Sudbury, ON
Nov 13, 2023
Sudbury, ON

Graduate with a DZ Truck Training Certificate of Completion

  • Program includes 1 week of in class theory and 3 weeks of behind the wheel driving
  • Textbooks included
  • Observation and use of our truck simulator are always available for no extra charge
  • Surface Miner Common Core Modules necessary to access pits and quarries included
  • One on one instruction in cab
  • 2 DZ Road Test attempts included with tuition

Program Description

Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005, Northern Construction Academy’s registered 4 week DZ program provides students with training from experienced professionals who prepare students with the knowledge and skills required to complete the Ministry of Transportation’s (MTO) Commercial vehicle Class D road test on a standard transmission truck.

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
  • Air Brake
  • Surface Miner Common Core

Course Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have a minimum grade 10 English or equivalent (online equivalency test available)
  • 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

Hear it from our graduates!

NCA takes their academy seriously and has provided a solid foundation for professional truck driving. It was an inviting and intimate learning experience, the administration made my choice easy.

- 2022 Graduate – DZ Truck Training

How to apply?

Inquire online or in-person at 1 Fisher Road, Garson, Ontario P3L1N3

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Northern Construction Academy

1 Fisher Road
Garson, Ontario P3L 1N3
Registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.