Online Digital BDE Certificate Course

  1. LEARNER’S ACADEMY IS A DRIVING SCHOOL PROVIDER WHICH IS NOW OFFERING A 40 HOUR MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION APPROVED SELF STUDY ONLINE DIGITAL CURRICULUM FOR BEGINNER DRIVER EDUCATION (BDE)

Please note: The waiting time to book 10 hours in-car sessions is aproximately 1.5 months after you complete 30 hours online course. 

Online Self-Study training module.

The online digital training is accessible anytime using a computer, cellular device or tablet. This course can be completed at any place and time; and at your own pace. Complete your 30 hours online training during COVID-19 safely at home. Once you have successfully completed the online training, you will receive an email confirmation. This confirmation will allow you to schedule the 10 hours of in-car training with your driving instructor.

Online and In Car Curriculum

 

20 HOURS OF ONLINE SELF STUDY PROGRAM  INCLUDES: 

Program Sections

Program Topics

1.

Rules of the road.

2.

Vehicle handling.

3.

Driver behaviour.

4.

The vehicle and its components.

5.

Perception and risk management.

6.

Sharing the road with all road users.

7.

Different points of attention a driver will experience.

8.

Respect and responsibilities in the driving environment.

 

10 HOURS OF ONLINE HOMEWORK 

  • The HomeLink (Homework) topics are suited to each of the numbered topics above.

HomeLink Sections

HomeLink Topics

HomeLink Content

1.

Rules of the road.

Explaining the meaning of various traffic lights.

2.

Vehicle handling.

Right turns at traffic lights and left turns at a stop sign.

3.

Driver behaviour.

Responding to emergencies, how to avoid head-on and rear-end collisions.

4.

The vehicle and its components.

Communication devices, and myths and facts related to the use of seatbelts.

5.

Perception and risk management.

Proactive vs reactive driving actions, driving emergencies, road rage, decision-making, and collision scenario analysis.

6.

Sharing the road with all road users.

Sharing the road with pedestrians, how to pass traffic safely, cooperative driving and defensive driving, and sharing the road fundamentals.

7.

Different points of attention a driver will experience.

Listing inside and outside vehicle distractions, myths and facts related to impairment, strategies to avoid impaired driving, types of impairment.

8.

Respect and responsibilities in the driving environment.

The benefits of fuel-efficient driving and fuel-efficient driving techniques.

10 HOURS OF PRIVATE IN-VEHICLE TRAINING 

Once the online portion of the course has been completed, the in-vehicle training will begin.

All private in-vehicle lessons are one-on-one with no other students inside the car and all pick-up / drop-off will be at High Park subway station at Quebec Ave. student pickup and drop-off area.

Monday to Friday 

8am to 6pm

Saturday/Sunday/Holidays we are closed for in car sessions.  no classes. 

Location: In Car lessons (Pickup only)

High Park Subway Station at Quebec Ave. exit, pickup and drop off area.

https://goo.gl/maps/E6iMwVJuj512F5bj9

All training programs are conducted according to the standards set by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) and Toronto Metro Licensing.

Discussion Topics:
– Right of way rules
– Insurance at fault determination rules R.R.O. 1990, Regulations 668
– Threshold / ABS braking
– Rear crash avoidance
– Observation Strategies
– Head-on collision avoidance
– Emergency braking
– Brake and avoid techniques
– Swerving techniques

Additional Driving Skills Covered:
– Emergency road side stop
– Parallel Parking
– “S” Approach at Large Intersections
– Highway and Freeway driving
– Stall Parking Reverse and Front In
– Risk perception
– Handling adverse conditions
– Parking on hill with curb and no curb

We will be following the upcoming COVID-19 guidelines and regulations that the Ontario government website.

More information here:

https://www.ontario.ca/page/reopening-ontario?_ga=2.235782977.1128827904.1596382499-1211281189.1567473327

A BDE program graduate will be eligible upon successful completion of the BDE program with shorter wait time to their road test appointment by 4 months and insurance discounts.

 

The complete driver training program at Learner’s Academy Driving School Ltd.™ consists of (40 hours breakdown):

  • 20 hours online BDE course
  • 10 hours online training: Homelink
  • 10 hours in-car training

Fee: CAD $849.00 (total final price).

Total hours: 40 hours.

Term: 1 year

 

NOTE: 1-year contract Policy:

The course must be completed within 365 days, 1 year from the date you registered and date you have made your full payment. This is an Ontario Government regulation 473/07. No refunds, no exchanges after the 1-year expiration date, and the student must make a full payment to restart a new online BDE course. No exceptions.

Cancellation Policy: We operate a 48 hours cancellation policy for in-car training.

If you cancel at least 48 hours prior to the day of your lesson, you will not be charged, or else the school policy is to charge a fee of CAD $65 to rebook a makeup lesson.

 

How to graduate and attain the BDE certification: Student must follow the below steps in order to successfully complete BDE course:

STEP1: complete 30 hours of self-study online course and pass final test.

The online training is accessible anytime using a computer, mobile or tablet. The course is administered by TRUBICARS who is a 3rd party vendor that the MTO government has selected to teach BDE online curriculum. TRUBICARS telephone: 647.760.5505

Once you have successfully completed step 1 the online training, go to step 2.

 

STEP 2: Complete 10 hours Home links online course (Homework) and final test. 

Once you have completed step 1 and 2 then you will receive an email confirmation to contact the school to begin scheduling 10 hours in car sessions, step 3.

STEP 3: Book your 10 hours in car sessions (defensive driving) after completing step 1 and step 2, complete the 10 hours and pass your final test – in car.

Pickup and drop-off location: In Car lessons

High Park Subway Station at Quebec Ave. exit, pickup and drop off area.

https://goo.gl/maps/E6iMwVJuj512F5bj9

STEP 4: Forward payment to government for the BDE registration $45, and fill in and sign the sign out sheet requesting BDE to be processed and registered. 

Step 5: After completing all the 4 steps above, you can visit any Service Ontario to request a DHL form: Proof of Beginner’s Driver Education course (BDE) to attain your Insurance discount certification benefits. 

or

Apply on online: how to apply online
Step One: Visit the Ontario government website link:
https://www.ontario.ca/page/order-drivers-record#section-3


Step Two: Select the Driver’s Licence History link. Ontario Beginner Driver
Education course completion.


Step Three: Fill in the online form, make payment, and submit the digital
form.

Fee: CAD $849.00 (total final price).

Online Digital Course Schedule