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 (Estimated Pricing):
|Calculated Monthly Payments|
|36||$ 112.70||$ 129.83||$ 138.92|
|48||$ 88.54||$ 106.27||$ 115.81|
|60||$ 74.15||$ 92.50||$ 102.49|
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
This can be done by your family doctor or at a walk-in clinic. The necessary medical form is available at DriveTest centres and Service Ontario centres. 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.
The Truck and Bus handbooks are available online or for purchase at OTDS, Service Ontario and Canadian Tire. For Practice tests click here
- When you’ve finished studying, take your completed medical form to DriveTest and take the ‘written test’ for the class ‘D& B’ license
Upon successful completion of the written tests, please obtain proof of completion, normally reflected on the yellow sheet.
- Obtain a Driver’s Abstract (3-Year Driver Record Uncertified)
These are available for purchase at a Service Ontario centre and online.
- 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 Ontario, or cannot provide valid proof of education.