Driver Operator

Driving an air brake equipped vehicle, Class D in Ontario which is defined as.. allows you to drive a motor vehicle exceeding 11,000 kilograms (24,000 lb) gross weight or registered gross weight, or any combination of motor vehicle exceeding a total gross weight or registered gross weight of 11,000 kilograms (24,000 lb) and towed vehicle not exceeding a total gross weight of 4,600 kilograms (10,000 lb). It also allows you to operate vehicles in class G. Or a class A (Ontario) any combination of truck/tractor and trailer with a Manufacturer’s Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (MGVWR) of at least 4600 kg; and a full air brake system on both the truck/tractor and trailer.

  • Performing pre-trip inspection and post-trip inspections
  • Checking slack adjusters and airbrake test
  • Making sure load is safe
  • Large vehicle driving skills, such as driving in congested streets, backing up skills, and defensive driving skills.



  • Small Engine – operating and maintaining small engines, these can include chain saws, lawnmowers, concrete saws, and generators. These engines are the same as you will use in the fire service showing a history and experience with these types of engines is an excellent transferable skill
  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Professional sports
  • Pool service
  • Transfer service
  • Hazardous Materials Tech
  • Stand by Rescue – Confined Space Rescue
  • St. John Ambulance
  • Teach first aid cpr