Thanks to Victor Grier at the TTC
"If you wonted to be a operator in the TTC you need to be very lucky first off. There are about 5000 applications a year to get this job.There is only 600 positions with lots of 25yr men. You must have:
That will get you to the training stage were the program is 6 weeks and you must get 80% or better on 5 exams and 3 driving test. Plus you must get 100% on the signals test. Once you pass this you go on the line and you are on probation for 10 months."