Theory Courses

Air Brake Endorsement Course
This course is will provide you with a complete understanding of the air brake system. At the end of this course you will be able to identify all the components of the air brake system and ensure that they are in proper working order. In order to operate a vehicle with an air brake system this course is mandatory. Acquired certificate: Air Brake Endorsement Certificate from the Ontario Safety League
Air Brake Adjustment
The Air Brake Adjustment course will teach students with the necessary skills and knowledge in order to inspect air brake systems as well as correct and faults within the prescribed limits. Course prerequisites: air brake endorsement (Z) course. Acquired certificate: Air Brake Adjustment Certificate from the Ontario Safety League
Air Brake Endorsement Weekend Course
This course is designed to provide students with complete and thorough knowledge of the air brake system. Students will be able to identify all of the air brake components and ensure that they are in proper working order. It is mandatory for the operator of an air brake equipped vehicle to have a "Z" endorsement in their license. Acquired certificate: Air Brake Endorsement Certificate from the Ontario Safety League This course does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
Border Crossing & National Safety Code
This course is designed to provide students with a solid understanding of how border crossing and regulations apply to commercial truck driving. In this 6 hour course, the student is taught customs documentation, U.S. border regulation, Map reading, Trip Planning and Scale house. Acquired certificate: The Theory of National Safety Code, Border Crossing and Scale House
New Hours of work US and Canada
In this course students review the basic log book skills required by every commercial truck driver. Students are taken through the process step-by-step of filling out a log book. Students are also taught about the different hours of work regulations that apply in Canada and the U.S. Acquired certificate: Log Book (Hours of Work) Certificate
P.D.I.C. Professional Driver Improvement Course
In this course, the principles of defensive driving in relation to the commercial driver are covered. The curriculum is designed by the Canada Safety Council to promote positive attitudes and teach drivers to avoid problems created by others. Acquired certificate: Canada Safety Council Certificate
Transportation of Dangerous Goods
This course examines the laws and regulations that apply to the carriage of dangerous goods. In this course the driver will be taught the different classes of dangerous goods, how they affect the commercial truck driver, and the responsibilities of the driver when dangerous goods are on board. This course is designed for persons with a current background in transportation. Acquired certificate: Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate

Class E License for School Bus Training Toronto

Driving any bus, especially a school bus with kids, is definitely not an easy task. We, at S&A Sprint Driving School Inc., provide a meticulous training for driving a school bus to all those who aspire to become a successful bus driver in Canada.

Here is everything you would like to know about obtaining a license for bus training.

What is it called?

The license you require for driving a school bus is categorized into Class B and Class E license.

  • Class B License:
    It is mandatory for driving a school bus with more than 24 passenger seats. It permits you to operate other vehicles which fall under the classes C, D, E, F and G. However, it does allow motorcycle driving.
    If you want to know more about obtaining a class B license, check out our page on BZ License Training.
  • Class E License:
    This allows you to drive a school bus with not more than 24 passenger seats. It also permits you to drive vehicles falling under the classes F and G. However, it does not allow you to ride a motorcycle.

Let us now get to know more about class E license.

What are the qualifications for class E license?

1) A person who wants to obtain a class B license must fulfill the following:

2) Age limit – 21 years and above

3) Previous license requirement, training and examination criteria:

  • Must have a valid class G or higher license. Any other equivalent license issued in any province or Canadian territory is also considered to be valid.
  • Must have completed a school bus driving course approved by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) with a valid proof of completion.
  • Pass a driver examination approved by MTO or acquire a competency certificate from a recognized authority by clearing a knowledge test, vision test, and a driving test. Must also fulfill the medical criteria.

4) Must possess a good knowledge of passenger safety and maintenance of all bus equipment.

5) Various other legal requirements are to be fulfilled as per the MTO standards.

How can you obtain a class E license?

  • This is where we come into the picture! We will provide you with all the required materials and a scrupulous training to drive a bus.
  • We will make sure that you meet all the requirements like, filling the appropriate forms, taking the medical and driving test, and so on.
  • We will ensure that you pass the examination and obtain a valid class E license successfully.

About Our Course

Here are the details about the bus driving course we offer.

  • Flexible timings according to your convenience
  • One to one training
  • Pre and post trip inspection procedures
  • All the rules and regulations as per the Canadian Laws including safety rules
  • Driving techniques including highway training
  • Route scheduling and planning
  • Passenger and emergency procedures

You may also refer to the official website of Ministry of Transportation, Ontario for the Bus Handbook.

In case of any queries or for more information on bus driving courses in Canada, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. You can call us at 416 222 4190. Our professionals will be happy to assist you.