Tow Truck Driver Training Program

Developed in Collaboration with the Canadian Towing Association.

Program Description

The Tow Truck Driver Training program has been developed by DriveWise in conjunction with the Canadian Towing Association. The training program consists of both online learning modules and on-the-job training (OJT). Participants will be required to successfully complete both components of the course in order to receive the certificate of completion.

Program Registration

To register for the program, please click on the “Register Now” button below.

You will be taken to our LMS platform to pay for the course, and then you will be instantly enrolled in the training program.

Program cost is $160+HST

Course Price and What it Covers

The price is $160+HST

Requirements to take the training

Valid G licence
A mentor with at least 5 years of experience to supervise the OJT component of the program

Course Outline

Once you register for the program, you will be sent login credentials to complete the online self-paced training. The online training covers the basic knowledge that is required for light duty tow truck operations and is broken up into eleven 20-minute modules.

Online Training Modules

Definitions and acronyms
Tow Trucks and Tilt-N-Loads
Weight and Balance
Hooks, Chains, and Cables
Connecting, Loading, and Towing
Personal Safety
Driving, Traffic and Work Zone Management
Vehicle Recovery Service
Documentation and Administration
Customer Service

There is a short quiz at the end of each module. Participants must receive 70% on each to be successful.

On-the-Job Training

For the on-the-job training portion of the curriculum, performance competency is achieved when the participant can repeat the skills of operation safely according to the competency statement on the OJT record.

DriveWise 6-Star Approach

The program is rooted in the DriveWise 6-Star Approach to Cooperative Driving. This proven learning model reinforces good driving habits while modifying drivers’ behaviours, and improving their decision-making ability.

Canadian Towing Association

The Canadian Towing Association is a registered not for profit Corporation and all income will be used to manage the office and make improvements to the towing industry we have all longed for.