Tractor Trailer Internship Program

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Our Tractor Trailer program is designed for people looking to start a career in either long-haul or local truck driving. Our 12 week internship program was developed and adopted by Commercial Safety College and industry partners in 1995, and in 1997 contributed to the development of a training standard for all truck driving programs in the Province of Nova Scotia.

Upcoming 2018 Start Dates: January 2, January 29, February 26

Course Length: Twelve (12) Weeks (8 weeks at Commercial Safety College, 4 weeks of Internship)

Course Overview:

Module 1 (At Commercial Safety College)

  • Safety Studies (70 hours)
  • Practical Skills – Road & Maneuvering (160 hours)
  • Mechanical Skills (70 hours)
  • Essential Skills & Computer Familiarization (20 hours)

Module 2 (Internship Phase)

In the four weeks that you are with a fleet coach, you will be given a minimum of 100 hours of “hand on” driving time in actual real life situations

Admission Requirements:

  • Pass/Provide a Class 1 Driver’s Medical
  • Provide a Driver’s Abstract
  • Provide a Criminal Search Report
  • Provide a Letter of Intent
  • Must Have License Endorsed with Air Brakes
  • Minimum of 19 Years of Age
  • Possess a Class 5 Driver’s License (In Graduated Licensing, “N” must be removed prior to start date)
  • Attend a Pre-screening Session (TOWES testing and interview)

For more information or to book a pre-screening session, please contact us!

1.800.667.5455. or


Program Cost: $10,149.00


2018 Course Information Book and Application Form


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