SAFELANE FIRE TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING will put you through the paces to get your DZ  licence in Ontario. We will provide you with the lessons and materials to learn and apply all areas of inspecting and driving a fire truck.

Your course will include:

    • MTO approved vehicle inspection
    • MTO approved air brake inspections
    • Reporting deficiencies
    • Accident avoidance measures
    • Highway Traffic Act sections related to emergency vehicles
    • Tire blow out situations
    • Night driving and visibility
    • Brake fade and failure
    • Inclement weather and road conditions
    • Backing up and hand signals
    • Safe following distances
    • Lane positioning
    • Seat belt compliance
    • Secondary braking systems
    • NFPA standards related to fire apparatus
    • National statistics on fire apparatus crash/deaths
    • Ministry of Labour Section 21 Guidance notes

You will gain all this and more from your course at SAFELANE FIRE TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING.

DZ Licence Course Start Dates.

****Sorry, all remaining courses in 2020 are full.****

Friday, August 21, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full.

Saturday, Aug 22, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full.

Friday, September 18, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full

Saturday, September 19, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full

Friday, October 16, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full

Saturday, October 17, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full

Friday, November 13, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full

Saturday, November 14, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full

Friday, December 4, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full

Saturday, December 5, 2020 – Registration Closed/Class Full

This course includes;

One day, classroom session- 9 am-5 pm

Two days, of in-truck training- 9 am-5 pm (student chooses both days sometime between classroom session and road test)

Use of truck, for road test 

Cost- $1000+HST

  • Please ensure prerequisites under APPLICANT CHECKLIST tab for this course.
  • SIGN UP for any course start date. Maximum 12 students per class. 9 am-5 pm.
  • MEDICAL FORM and written ministry tests for both D and Z class licences shall be completed 20 days prior to start date. (print medical form one page/two sided).
  • Safelane’s very own course handbook provided for classroom session.
  • In class covers D and Z licence material both theory and practical truck demonstrations.
  • Two in truck lessons 7 hours each (see FAQ).
  • Includes use of truck for road test (1.5 hours for road test).
  • Road testing is back to back.(4 people per day).

Upon course completion, you will receive a course certificate.

At Safelane we offer 100% satisfaction guarantee. You are welcome to customize all your training lesson times and dates. We offer 7 day a week training and consultation during your course. We strive to provide the highest level of training, ongoing consultation, quality of our equipment and facility, while proving excellent value to the customer. Come and see for yourself the best truck and facility for fire truck DZ licencing.


What are you waiting for? Complete our APPLICANT CHECKLIST, and SIGN UP today to start your driving experience right away. Act now! Fire departments are hiring every month!