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 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 Start Dates: November 6, December 4, January 2, January 29

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


2017 Course Information Book and Application Form


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