Are you interested in becoming a bus driver? OCSB can prepare you!

Last Updated on: 17th April 2023, 02:08 pm

The OCSB Continuing & Community Education department, in partnership with OSTA and school bus companies in the Ottawa area, is offering a Preparation For School Bus Driver Training program. This program is for individuals interested in exploring and preparing to become school bus drivers.

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Info Sessions:

May 9, 10, 11, 2023
10:00 – 11:00am
Call 613-224-6281 or [email protected] to reserve your spot!

Course information:

May 15 – June 23, 2023
Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Live virtual training with Google Meet


St. Nicholas Adult High School (West Campus)
893 Admiral Ave., Ottawa (Carling/Merivale area)
Room 220 (In-Person Course)

What to expect:

  • Bus Driver tools & equipment training
  • Resumes and Interview Skills
  • Job Shadowing
  • Prepare and become eligible to enter the Bus Driver Licensing Program

This course is for you if:

  • You are an Ontario resident and at least 19 years of age
  • You have CLB Level 5 English proficiency
  • You have a G Class driver’s license
  • You have a clean driver abstract
  • You can obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check through Ottawa Police Services
  • You are eligible to apply for a Class “B” license in the future

Certificates earned:

  • Standard First Aid, CPR Level C, AED
  • Health & Safety
  • Soft Skills Solutions

Course requirements

  • Standard First Aid, CPR Level C, AED
  • Health & Safety
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