Applicant Checklist

Minimum Requirements.

    • Minimum 18 years of age (as per MTO).
    • Must have a valid Ontario Class “G” licence.

Prerequisite for DZ Licence Course.

    • SIGN UP with Safelane Fire Truck Driver Training by choosing your start date for the classroom session. Seats are reserved with a sign up form. Payment must be received to secure seat. Seats are on a first received payment basis.
    • Purchase and read of a copy of both THE OFFICIAL MTO TRUCK HANDBOOK and THE OFFICIAL MTO AIR BRAKE HANDBOOK to prepare for your in class session and the Class “D” licence and “Z” endorsement knowledge tests. Preferred truck book date September 2018 but no older than Jan 2017. Preferred air brake Handbook date August 2018 but no older than July 2017.
    • Have your doctor complete a MEDICAL REPORT FORM, as required by the MTO (print form on one page, two sided. Must be within 6 months).
    • You must complete the written tests for both D and Z class licences a minimum of 15 days prior to the classroom session. Written tests are completed at any Drivetest location. Make sure you bring your completed medical form with you to the written test. Bring your licence as well and any corrective lenses if required. You will submit the medical form at time of writing and also pay the $122.75 fee to Drive Test at that time. NO appointment is necessary. Be sure to check DRIVE TEST LOCATIONS and hours of operation. Assistance will be provided for knowledge tests upon sign up in our pre-course study package.
    • Knowledge tests must be completed prior to us booking your road test (as per DriveTest). Once knowledge tests are completed, we can go ahead with road test booking.
  • Not included in our courses;
  • Medical report form ($60-150 depending on your doctor)
  • Drivetest knowledge/road test fee ($122.75)
  • MTO truck and air brake handbooks ($40)

We have prepared a list of LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS if you will be visiting from out of town.

Don’t wait! Fire recruitment’s are taking place every month across Ontario!