This program exceeds the Ministry of Transportation training requirement.

Learn how to drive a tractor trailer and earn your Ontario AZ licence in a program designed by experienced trucking professionals.

Humber College graduates of the AZ program have a 96% employment rate. The program provides the opportunity to work as a driver in a variety of settings:

  • Cross-Border

  • Long-Haul

  • Tank Hauling

  • Fuel Hauler

  • Flatbed

  • Heavy Haul

  • Dry Van

  • Shunt Trunk

  • LTL(Less than Load)

Transportation companies across the GTA look to Humber as a leading source of potential employees, with many sending current employees to Humber for Tractor-trailer training.

At Humber, you learn from instructors who have years of experience in the field, with modern vehicles. You use the same truck you learned on for your road test, which is conducted by Humber certified trainers authorized by the MTO.

Learn everything you need to know about this high-demand career, including safety regulations, fuel-efficient driving, traffic, road management, and more.

The program consists of three components:

The class ‘G’ to ‘AZ’ program can be taken days or evenings. The program takes 10 weeks to complete if taken during the day or 13 weeks if scheduled evenings.

  1. 'Z' Air Brake Endorsement - TRUK 121
    This course is scheduled over two and one half days.
  2. ‘A’ Tractor-Trailer Operator Theory - TRUK 150
    This 44-hour in-class training examines topics that include but not limited to the following:
    • Highway Traffic Act and Regulations

    • Rules of the Road

    • Workplace Safety

    • Hours of Service

    • Log book

    • Impaired Driving

    • Boarder Crossing

    • CVOR

  3. Tractor Trailer In-Vehicle Training - TRUK 101
    144 hours of in-cab training in a vehicle with a 10-speed manual transmission plus a 3-hour road test delivered on weekday or weekend

The full fee for the program is $9,299 (Course and program fees may be subject to change.)

A Humber Certificate of Completion will be issued after successfully completing the program. 

Free employment services for all Humber students

  • Connecting job-seekers to employers
  • One-on-one career advising
  • Peer Resume Tutors for new AZ/DZ Drivers
  • Interview preparation and techniques

Our Career and Student Success Advisors will work with you to build your career pathways. Visit Career Services website for more information careers.humber.ca/studserv.php

We want to hear from you. If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Transportation Training Centre at 416-675-6622 ext. 5800 or truck.info@humber.ca and come in for a visit.

Program Handout

How To Apply

Driver's License and Learner's Permit

You MUST meet ALL the requirements below PRIOR to registering for this program.

  • Hold a valid Ontario Class G license.
  • Have a minimum of 12 months of verifiable Canadian driving experience with a Class G2 or G licence (not G1).
  • Demonstrate a minimum of an Ontario Grade 10 literacy level.
  • Pass a Ministry of Transportation driver's medical and visual examination.
  • Obtain a classified licence learner's permit from the Ministry of Transportation.

Note: This program is not recommended for persons that have driven less than 20,000 kilometers in the province of Ontario during the past 12 months.  Having less than this experience may result in your inability to meet the course objectives.

Driver's License and Learner's Permit​

On the first day of class, bring your Driver's License and Learner's Permit. 

Remember you will need your CSA approved footwear for Air Brake class and the first day of In-Vehicle training.

Thank you for choosing Humber and you are well on your way to a new career.

Good luck with the program.

Register for Program Courses

You MUST complete parts A-D  on the same day/time and select ALL 3 courses in the SAME TERM order to be eligible to attend classes.  Select one session for each course.

September - January Term

Step A - Submit your MTO information

 

Step B - Course 1:  TRUK 121 - "Z" Air Brake Endorsement

Sept 8 (Sat)Sept 22 (Sat)Oct 13 (Sat)Oct 30 (Tue)Nov 3 (Sat)

 

Step C - Course 2:  TRUK 150 - "A" Tractor-Trailer Operator Theory

Oct 16 (Night)Nov 2 (Day)

 

Step D - Course 3:  TRUK 101 - Tractor Trailer In-Vehicle Training (November 12 - January 15)

5:30 am - 10:30 am11:00 am - 4:00 pm4:00 pm - 9:00 pm9:30pm - 2:30 am