OSL Air Brake Endorsement Program: Signing Authority Application

Please consider applying to become an

MTO Approved Air Brake Instructor (Signing Authority)

with the Ontario Safety League Air Brake programÂ

The Ontario Safety league is a not-for-profit organization and is considered to be Ontario’s Chief Public Road Safety Advocate. We celebrated our 100th Centenary in 2013. We are currently recruiting additional Signing Authorities to work under the Ontario Safety League (Recognized Authority) to deliver the MTO Approved Driver Certification Program for Air Brake Endorsement and Air Brake Adjustment. We will consider applications from across Ontario; however preference will be given to applications from beyond the GTA**, .i.e. Eastern, Northern and South Western Ontario.
To be considered for this position you must provide us with the following documentation package:
  • OSL Application form for Signing Authority; ……..please download!
  • Copy of ABE Certificate (Current within 5 yrs)
  • Copy of ABA Certificate (Current within 5 yrs)
  • Driver Record Search (Current abstract- within 21 days; Zero Demerit Points)
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Proof of Z Endorsement (minimum of 3 years)
    • Request a Standard Confirmation Letter from
Licensing Administration and Support Office,
Special Inquiry Unit,
Ministry of Transportation,
87 Sir William Hearst Ave., Room 178

Ph: 416-246-7103

The Ministry may charge a small fee for this letter.

  • Letter back from MTO should include:
    • Name of Licensee
    • Driver’s License Number
    • Class
    • Condition
    • Endorsement
    • Expiry Date
    • Date When First Licensed
    • Status
    • (Ministry may show additional miscellaneous notes)
  • Copy of Drivers Licence (both sides readable)
  • Your current Resume
  • Your Business Plan (a one page overview/ summary)

Please mail in your package to the following address: Clearly mark the envelope SIGNING AUTHORITY APPLICATION And address to:

FAO: Jolanta Zapotoczna
Ontario Safety League
2595 Skymark Avenue, Suite 212
Ph: 905-625-0556 Ext 229 or jzapotoczna@osl.org
Successful applicants will be invited to an information session to facilitate submission of application to the Ministry. Applicants who meet the MTO criteria will be notified and invited onto the OSL program.
Further information sessions will be provided and new Signing Authorities will be expected to attend a one day annual Re-Validation workshop in July each year.
We wish you every success and look forward to working with you.

*************** Service Regions ***************

Eastern Ontario:
  • Ottawa
  • Cornwall
  • Nepean
  • Petawawa
Northern Ontario:
  • North Bay
  • Sudbury
  • Huntsville / Orillia
  • Owen Sound
  • Kenora
  • Midland / Collingwood
South Western Ontario:
  • Kitchener / Waterloo / Cambridge
  • London / Woodstock
  • Chatham
  • St Catharines / Niagara
  • Sarnia