Air Brake Adjustment

This course intended to provide information on a system that uses compressed air to engage a vehicle’s brakes.

The air brakes training generally takes place in small classes over the period of a weekend.
Instructors demonstrate the use of air brakes on simulation equipment and prepare individuals to inspect the brakes and other brake related components.

Students also learn to make brake adjustments and how to recognize when an adjustment is necessary.

Topics included:

  • Air Pre-Trip
  • Manual brake adjustments
  • An introduction to ABS brakes
  • MVB practical examination.

Learning Outcomes:Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

• Explain a through knowledge of the laws and regulations that apply to operate the vehicle with Air Brake System.

• To perform an effective pre-trip inspection to ensure proper brake system operation able to do function.

• Inspecting defects in the air brake components.

• Check the Brake Adjustments.

Format Classroom: Interactive workshop with formal instructions, video, discussion and hands on training on working brake assembly and other components in class & on actual vehicle.

Resources-Supplied: Driver’s manual, Brake Adjustment Limit laminated Card and handouts.

Evaluation: Full attendance, class participation, written and practical test for successful completion.

Test Multiple Choice (Theory) – Practical Training (on Tractor)

Certification: M.T.O. approved Certificate from ONTARIO SAFETY LEAGUE