This training includes: Air brake course, Defensive driving (SBDIC), Pre-trip inspection, Hours of service, City and highway driving and Air brake practical.
A Class B license permits you to drive any school-purpose bus, in addition to any vehicle in class C, D, E, F and G.
This 4 – 6 week, 58-hour (average 14.5 hours/week) program consists of:
Classroom / Lab 39 hours, 2 day Air Brake Course, Day 2 Chapters 3 & 4, Day 4 Chapters 7 & 8 and SBDIC
Yard Training 4 hours
In Bus Training 15 hours
Financing Options Available:
Financing provided by LendCare Capital Inc.
The following outlines the necessary requirements prior to registration into our program.
- Obtain a Level 2 Criminal Matter & Judicial Matter check (CRJM)
This can be obtained at your municipal police service office or on their website. The CRJM must be completed before starting the program and may take up to 4 weeks to receive. Once received send it by courier to the MTO along with a copy of your driver’s license. For mailing information click here.
- Complete Your Driver Medical Exam (Commercial Medical Standards)
This can be done by your family doctor or at a walk-in clinic. The necessary medical form is available at our office, DriveTest centres and Service Ontario. We have attached the medical form here for your convenience. When printing the attachment, kindly make a 2-sided copy. Make a copy of the completed medical for your records.
- Study the MTO Truck and Bus Handbook before taking the written test
These books are available free online or for purchase at OTDS, Service Ontario, DriveTest Centres and Canadian Tire. For Practice tests click here
- When you’ve finished studying, take your completed medical form to DriveTest and write the D & B written test
Upon successful completion of the written test, please obtain proof of completion, normally reflected on the yellow sheet.
- Obtain a Driver’s Abstract (3-Year Driver Record Uncertified)
This is available for purchase online or at Service Ontario
- Proof of education
High school transcript, diploma or at minimum a proof of grade 10 English education must be provided to OTDS. An equivalency test is available at OTDS for those who did not complete grade 10, were educated outside of Canada or cannot find their proof of education/transcripts