Course Info

Arnold Bros. Transportation Academy is committed to excellence in training Class 1 Professional Transport Drivers. Our skilled, dedicated instructors provide a non-threatening, positive learning environment as well as provide our students with the specialized skills and abilities needed to excel as Highway Transport Industry Professionals. We are proud of our program and eager to see you succeed in your new career.

Arnold Bros. Transportation Academy will provide you with instruction in the following:

  • Introduction to the Trucking Industry
  • Customer service
  • National Safety code
  • Control Systems
  • Hours of Service
  • Vehicle Inspections
  • Vehicle Systems
  • Basic Controls
  • Shifting
  • Backing and Parking
  • Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Visual Search
  • Crossing the Border
  • Canada Labour Code
  • Space Management
  • Speed Management
  • Night Driving
  • Extreme Driving Conditions
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Emergency Maneuvers
  • Skid Control and Recovery
  • Accident Procedures
  • Sliding Fifth Wheels and Tandem Axles
  • Trip Planning
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Handling Cargo & Cargo Documentation
  • Personal Health & Safety
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Special Rigs
  • Public Relations and Employer-Employee Relations
  • Recognizing and Reporting Malfunctions
  • Passive Railway Crossings
  • Communication

Benefits of attending Arnold Bros. Transportation Academy:

  • Small Classes
  • Certified, Licensed Instructors
  • Professional Truck Driver Institute of America based Curriculum
  • Tax Deductible Tuition

The Entry Level Professional Truck Driver Training Program is offered on a full time 240/320 hour basis. Training comprises of 80 hours classroom instruction, 60 hours "Behind the Wheel", 20 hours "Pre-trip & Air Brake" instruction and 80/160 hours observation.

Total fees will be $8400.

We appreciate the opportunity to present our comprehensive program to you and demonstrate its proven effectiveness.

The current course schedule:

  • March 8, 2018 - May 4, 2018
  • April 23, 2018 - June 19, 2018
  • June 6, 2018 - August 2, 2018
  • July 20, 2018 - September 18, 2018
  • September 5, 2018 - November 1, 2018
  • October 19, 2018 - December 17, 2018
  • December 4, 2018 - February 6, 2019
  • January 24, 2019 - March 21, 2019
  • March 8, 2019 - May 6, 2019

Dates subject to change without notice.

Eighty hours observation time with 2:1 student to instructor ratio at the discretion of the Academy.

Air Brake training and Class 3 training are also available.

For more information regarding the Entry Level Professional Truck Driver Training or a customized training program, please contact Bruce Weimer, Senior Instructor and General Manager at bweimer@arnoldbrosacademy.com.

Customized Class 1 and Customized Class 3 Training

Please contact the Academy for a consultation and details. The Academy welcomes the opportunity to discuss options with all clients.

The Academy occupies facilities at 739 Lagimodiere Blvd.

Registered as a Private Vocational Institution Under the Private Vocational Institutions Act.
Licensed as a Driving School under the Highway Traffic Act.