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 skills
    • 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 DZ licence.

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

DZ Licence 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.

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

DZ Licence Course Start Dates (Classroom Session) for 2024.  

Wednesday, April 10, 2024- SOLD OUT  

Thursday, April 11, 2024- SOLD OUT

Wednesday, May 8, 2024- SOLD OUT

Thursday, May 9, 2024- SOLD OUT

Wednesday, June 5, 2024- SOLD OUT

Thursday, June 6, 2024- SOLD OUT

Wednesday, July 3, 2024- SOLD OUT

Thursday, July 4, 2024- SOLD OUT

Wednesday, August 28, 2024- SOLD OUT

Thursday, August 29, 2024- SOLD OUT

Wednesday, September 25, 2024            

Thursday, September 26, 2024                

Wednesday, October 23, 2024                  

Thursday, October 24, 2024             

DZ Licence Course- $999 tuition+ $621 ancillary fee= $1620+ HST 

  • 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 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.
  • 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!