(Class “B-C-E”) Driver’s Licence


Course Description

This two week program is designed for drivers wanting to complete their application for the passenger bus  driver’s licence. Driver’s will be reminded of what is involved in Driving Defensively when transporting passengers. This program gives the drivers awareness of proper driving techniques when operating a passenger vehicle, avoiding dangerous situation before they occur. Upon successful completion of a Ministry of Transportation written and road test, a class "C" driver's licence will be issued.  Note: 

Defensive  Driving Workshop& In-Vehicle Evaluation


Course Description

This one day defensive driving program is based on the role of driver attitude in determining and affecting driving behaviour.  The focus of this course is to allow the participants to discover their driving attitude and the effect it has on the way they handle themselves while driving, thereby, allowing them to make the necessary positive changes to their driving habits.


School Bus Driver Improvement Course (SBDIC)MTO approved program 



Course Description

The two week SBDIC is a “MTO – Approved School Bus Driver Improvement Course” that meets the requirements for a "B or E" class of driver’s licence. Participants will discover the legislative regulations and requirements, characteristics as well as  steps and techniques in the development of a professional school bus drivers. Upon successful completion students will be issued  a SBDIC MTO Registered Certificate through our Certified Instructor  at Safety Matters Driver Training.


AIR BRAKE Endorsement(Z licence) PROGRAM MTO approved Program




This 12 hours (2day)  course is designed to give the student the basic information of air brake logistics within the Province of Ontario.

Upon successful completion of the "Basic Air Brake Program" the student will:

Be able to identify and understand the dangers and functions air brake component

Be able to understand the important of a properly maintained air system

Be able to complete a thorough walk around/circle check as per HTA schedule 1-2-3-4-5-6

Pass the required written and practical test for his/her provincial air brake endorsement trough Safety Matters Driver Training


(C.V.O.R. Compliance) commercial vehicle operator registration



Course Description

A record of safe operation of commercial vehicles by an operator can result in lower operating costs (i.e. lower insurance premiums and fines) and improved marketability (i.e.: association with a safety-conscious carrier).    Additionally, an unacceptable safety rating can result in the reduction or removal of operating privileges.

Building on the experience gained , this workshop provides a more detailed review of regulatory compliance issues related to maintaining an acceptable carrier safety rating.  Participants are introduced to general operational policy and process principles as well as specific standards and regulations associated with establishing a safety rating.

 Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC) 

Description: PDIC helps professional drivers improve their defensive driving techniques. The course consists of six one-hour sessions in a classroom setting. The Driver's Notebook contains case studies, driving tips and other useful information, in addition to the course. The course content covers defensive; driving techniques, passing, collision prevention, driving conditions, turns, backing driver awareness and impairments, and vehicle inspections.  

As an employer, you already have a large investment in your drivers, and this course will help them to:

  • reduce collisions
  • reduce vehicle abuse
  • reduce injuries, and
  • reduce operating costs.

PDIC will teach your drivers defensive driving techniques that will help them:

  • prevent collisions,
  • save lives,
  • deliver cargo safely and on time,
  • reduce costs, and
  • maintain good driving habits,

Company Benefits:

  • Reduces Operating Costs
  • Reduces Collisions
  • Reduces Sick Leave, Insurance and Other Benefit Payments Related tp Traffic Collisions.
  • Reduces vehicle abuse and maintance costs
  • Increases customer satisfaction with on-time deliveries and undamaged product
  • Increases morale


  • Defensive Driving Techniques
  • Vehicle Inspections
  • Collision prevention
  • Turns
  • Road markings
  • Passing
  • Driver awareness & impairment
  • Backing
  • Tires

               MTCU Surface Mining Program #770210 : Heavy Equipment Operator Program

  • Learn the fundamentals of the Heavy Equipment
  • Safety, operating techniques, various characteristics of each piece of equipment, maintenance checks and pre-inspection reports
  • To be job ready on a construction site, you will be taught Surface Miner Common Core Modules U5030, U5031 and U5032; WHMIS 2015 and Construction Safety Act review
  • Introduction to surveying tools and basic understanding and identification of stakes
  • The program schedule will include hands-on instructor demonstrations and practice to learn commonly used construction techniques (building a berm, digging a trench, sloping, V ditching, ect...)
  • All equipment techniques are demonstrated by the instructor followed by the students receiving practice sessions
  • The instructor observes, coaches, offers feedback and performs evaluations on your progress


Dozer is responsible to clear and prepare most job sites. Many materials are moved by the dozer: dirt, rock, brush, trees, etc... The dozer levels surfaces, builds berms, slopes and backfills, also working on roads, buildings, sewers and watermain projects.

Backhoe is capable of two functions. The front end has a loader function and the bucket is attached to the rear. The backhoe can load, move, grade and level material. It is capable of lifting, trenching and excavating.

Excavator is a track operated unit that is used to excavate large volumes of material, lift and load, turn and dig. The excavator can stockpile, load trucks and dig foundations and ponds. Our instructors teach you about the equipment, how to maintain as well as a variety of industry specific techniques. You will be provided with close instruction on each piece of equipment. You will be taught the basics on how to build a berm, dig trenches, load trucks, build roads, slopes, V ditches and many more techniques.

Safety Talks is scheduled in the morning and end of the day to discuss and review any item that needs to be discussed to keep the safety in mind for our students and instructors.

Our Classroom is set to discuss many types of safety topics including: WHMIS, TDG, FIRST AID and AIR BRAKE ENDORSMENT to name a few.

Other Equipment Training includes: Skid Steer, Loader and Fork Lift.

We design each program for specific needs!