2-Day Intensive Course Covering Knowledge, Inspection, and Maintenance of Air Brakes
Course Language: English
Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to obtain your air brake endorsement and advance your career as a commercial driver in Canada. We offer a comprehensive program that covers all the essential topics you need to know to safely and effectively operate vehicles equipped with air brakes. This course doesn’t require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
Our experienced instructors in Brampton are highly knowledgeable and passionate about helping students succeed. During the 2-day course, you’ll learn the workings, inspection, and maintenance of air brakes. We’ve designed the course to boost your commercial trucking confidence and knowledge, to not only pass the test but also become a responsible commercial driver in Canada..
Prerequisite – You must have the class G licence or higher to be eligible for the air brake course.
During the course, we’ll prepare you for:
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Established on the principles of exceptional practicality and thorough knowledge, Caledon Truck Driving School Ltd is located in Brampton, Ontario. It is a Registered Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 that focuses on training students using simple instructions in four different languages including English, Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi.
At CTDS, we are committed to providing you with the best education and training possible. Our goal is to help you achieve your career goals and succeed as a commercial driver. Contact us today to enrol in our Air Brake Endorsement Course and take the first step towards advancing your career.
An “Z” endorsement course is a mandatory requirement for drivers operating vehicles equipped with air brakes. It teaches drivers about the proper use, maintenance, and inspection of air brake systems and ensures that they have the knowledge and skills necessary to operate these vehicles safely. You need this course to obtain your commercial driver’s licence (CDL) in Ontario. You can apply for both, class A licence and air brake endorsement course, at the same time at our truck driving school in Brampton.
The air brake endorsement course at Caledon Truck Driving School takes approximately two days to complete. The course includes classroom instruction and practical training on the operation and maintenance of air brake systems. For more information, please reach out to our office.
To take the air brake endorsement course at our Brampton truck driving school, you must hold a valid Ontario driver’s licence and must also pass a knowledge test before starting the course.
You should bring your valid Ontario driver’s licence and appropriate footwear for the practical training portion. You may also want to bring a pen and notebook for taking notes during the classroom portion of the course. If you wish to use your own vehicle at practical training, you must carry the proof of insurance with you.
The air brake endorsement course at Caledon Truck Driving School covers a variety of topics related to air brake systems, including how they work, how to inspect and maintain them, and how to troubleshoot problems that may arise. The course also covers regulatory requirements and safe driving practices related to air brake-equipped vehicles. Always ask our instructors during or after the class for clarity on any topics related to the course.
If you obtained your CDL prior to July 1, 2017, you do not need to take the air brake endorsement course. However, if you obtained your CDL after this date, you must complete the air brake endorsement course to operate vehicles equipped with air brakes.
No, the air brake endorsement course cannot be taken online. It must be completed in person at a Ministry of Transportation-approved training facility, such as Caledon Truck Driving School.
If you fail the “Z” endorsement course, you may retake the course after a waiting period of seven days. If you fail the course a second time, you must wait a minimum of 30 days before retaking the course. Visit our school at 102-1 Gateway Blvd, Brampton for a tour of our grounds, equipment, and training facility.