Online Digital BDE Certificate Course

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)

 

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.

 

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 $699.99 taxes included

Online Digital Course Schedule