Courses

CONSIDERING A CAREER IN FIREFIGHTING?

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, reporting, and driving a fire truck.

Your course will include:

    • MTO approved vehicle inspection
    • MTO approved air brake inspections
    • Equipment readiness inspection
    • 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.

Friday, September 20, 2019 – Course Full- Closed for registration.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Course Full- Closed for registration.

Sorry, courses are now full for 2019. Next class will be in March 2020.

This course includes an 7 hour classroom session. 

  • Sign up for any course start date. Maximum 12 students per class. 9 am-5 pm.
  • Medical form recommended to be completed for start date, but not mandatory (print one page/two sided).
  • Written ministry tests not required to be completed prior to start date
  • Safelane’s very own course handbook provided for classroom session.
  • Practical truck demonstrations through out the day.
  • In class covers D and Z licence material and sample test questions.
  • Two in truck lessons 7.5 hours each (see FAQ).
  • Includes use of truck for road test (1 hour for road test).
  • Road testing is back to back. Road testing is normally 4-5 weeks now 7-8 weeks after classroom session (drive test is super backlogged).
  • $999.00 + HST.
  • Please ensure prerequisites under Applicant Checklist tab for this course.

Upon course completion, you will receive a course certificate and post course handbook for future reference at your leisure.

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!