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 compliant vehicle inspection
    • MTO compliant air brake inspection
    • Schedule 1 defect reporting
    • Safe driving techniques
    • Safe following distances
    • Proper backing and hand signals
    • Roadside stop procedures
    • Accident avoidance measures
    • Brake fade and failure
    • Inclement weather and road conditions
    • Lane positioning
    • Gaining a comfortable level of operation
    • Completion of a road test to gain your D and Z licences.

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

This course includes.

Day 1- The Classroom Session- 9 am-5 pm (maximum 6 students)

Day 2- In-truck Lesson One- 4 hours (2 students per session)

Day 3- In-truck Lesson Two- 4 hours (2 students per session)

Day 4- Use of truck, for Road Test (includes free review session before)


Student chooses In-truck Lesson dates sometime between The Classroom Session and Road Testing Date from a list of available sessions. The course from start date to road testing is between 2-5 weeks on average depending on the pace you desire. You must complete the course within 60 days.

Registration now open. Course spots are secured with full course payment in order of received.

DZ Licence Course Start Dates (Classroom Session) for 2023.  

***We are very sorry to announce that we are sold out for the remainder of the 2023 season. If you wish to fill out a sign up form, we will place you on the waitlist if a spot becomes available or if we open up a new start date. Thank you for your understanding and patience.**      

Thursday, March 30, 2023- Sold Out   

Friday, March 31, 2023- Sold Out        

Thursday, April 27, 2023-Sold Out                                            

Friday, April 28, 2023- Sold Out                          

Friday, May 26, 2023- Sold Out                         

Saturday, May 27, 2023- Sold Out                    

Friday, June 23, 2023- Sold Out                         

Saturday, June 24, 2023- Sold Out                

Friday, July 14, 2023- Sold Out         

Saturday, July 15, 2023- Sold Out      

Thursday, September 7, 2023- Sold Out            

Friday, September 8, 2023- Sold Out                 

Friday, October 13, 2023- Sold Out                    

Saturday, October 14, 2023- Sold Out               

DZ Licence Course- $999 tuition+ $521 ancillary fee= $1520+ HST (2022 Pricing)

  • Please ensure prerequisites under APPLICANT CHECKLIST tab for this course.
  • SIGN UP for any course start date. Maximum 6 students per class. 9 am-5 pm.
  • MEDICAL FORM and written ministry tests for both D and Z class licences shall be completed a minimum of 30 days prior to start date. (print medical form one page/two sided).
  • Safelane’s very own course handbook provided for classroom session.
  • The Classroom Session covers D and Z licence material both theory and practical truck demonstrations.
  • The Truck Inspection Workshop is a full day hands on of all truck parts (exterior, interior, in-cab check, air brakes).
  • Two in truck lessons (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!