Topstone Career College Logo1 - Truck Driver Training School - Class AZ MELT, D Straight Truck, Air Brake Endorsement
Class A MELT Program 103.5 hours (Any truck/tractor trailer combination)

What you get

  • The full Class A truck licence is the only licence that covers full air brake systems on both tractors and trailers.
  • A mandatory entry-level training course must be successfully completed before attempting the Class A road test.
  • As of July 1, 2022, the type of transmission in the vehicle you use for your road test will determine what types of Class A trucks you can drive in Ontario.
  • Pre-trip inspection
  • In-cab air brakes and safety inspections
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Route planing
  • Cargo and load security
  • Regulatory ad legal requirements in Canada and US
  • Over-the-road driving training
  • Turns, backing, and shifting
  • Safety requirements
  • Emergency procedures
  • MTO road test preparation

Mandatory entry-level training will include 103.5 hours of instruction  (in-class, yard, inspection, on the road, off the road) and cover the entry-level knowledge and skills needed to safely operate a large truck on Ontario’s roads.

You may add Air Brake (Z) Endorsement course to your MELT program. See the add-on option below.

Once you’ve completed the training, your driving record will be updated automatically and the training will be valid for life.

To be AZ licensed with no restrictions, you must

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Hold a valid Ontario G License or higher
  • Have minimum Grade 10 English (or equivalent): High school transcript, diploma or at minimum proof of grade 10 English education must be provided to us. An equivalency test is available at our school for those who did not complete grade 10, were educated outside of Canada or cannot find their proof of education/transcripts

Before or after starting the program, you can

  • Pass MTO Written Test (Knowledge Test) (40 questions; 20 Class A and 20 Road Signs, Traffic Laws and Regulations) at a drive test center: Upon successful completion of the written test, please obtain proof of completion, normally reflected on the yellow sheet. See our practice tests.
  • Complete the Air Brake Z Endorsement Course (12 hours)

Upon completion of the program, you will

  • Take the road test using our truck that meets the requirements for a full Class A

A full Class AZ (air brake endorsement) truck licence lets you drive;

  • Any truck/tractor-trailer combination
  • A combination of motor vehicles and towed vehicles where the towed vehicles exceed a total gross weight of 4,600 kg (10,000 lbs) and have air brakes
  • A vehicle pulling double trailers
  • A car or light truck covered by a Class G licence
  • Heavy trucks covered by the Class D truck licence
  • Any vehicle covered under a restricted Class A truck licence
Tosptone Truck Driver Training School - AZ, DZ, Air Brake (Z) Endorsement Programs
Mandatory Entry-Level Training (MELT) Program

MELT Program

will last 103.5 hours of instruction (inspection, in-class, yard, road) and cover the entry-level knowledge and skills needed to safely operate a large truck on Ontario's road.


PRICING FOR CLASS A MELT PROGRAM

The next batch will start on May 27!

CLASS A MELT Program

103.5 hours

$subject to your payment plan

  • 36.5 hours of in-class
  • 17 hours of inspection
  • 50 hours of One-On-One training
    (32 hours on the road + 18 hours off the road)
  • Truck for the 2nd Road Test (in case you fail the first one)
  • Course materials prepared by experienced instructors
  • Truck Simulator
  • NO HST!
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AZ licence - Class A license - Kitchener MELT Program
Financial Support
Add-On Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
$300

You may add an Air Brake (Z) Endorsement course (12 hours of in-class) to your MELT Program.


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PRICING FOR INDIVIDUAL TRUCK TRAINING AND ROAD TEST

You may pay online via credit card or make an e-transfer to contact@topstonecareercollege.com

Individual Truck Training

Requires min 3 hours of booking

$100

  • 1 on 1 truck training
  • Fine-tuning for pre-trip inspection, driving, reversing, uncoupling/coupling, and more
  • HST included
  • Get in touch for scheduling upon purchasing
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Road Test

Covers 3 hours of a road test period

$400

  • Truck for the road test
  • 2nd chance with a $100 discount
  • HST included
  • Get in touch for scheduling upon purchasing
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Online Courses

Backing Techniques

20 minutes

This course is designed to help reduce the number of backing accidents by teaching drivers how to recognize the dangers of backing and provide expert-level backing procedures.

Backing and Parking

20 minutes

This course is designed to help drivers understand the techniques that will help them avoid an accident or incident while backing and parking straight trucks

Breakaway Brakes

5 minutes

This course is designed to remind drivers that emergency braking equipment will maintain brakes for the tractor and trailer if the trailer is disconnected from the tractor.

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