Certified Instructor Programs

Approved Driving Instructor Certifications

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Basic Driving Instructor (BDIC)

Are you considering becoming a driving instructor? You are required to carry a valid Ontario G licence and you must also have a driving instructor’s licence card in the vehicle while teaching a student.

Most importantly, you must complete an MTO-approved instructor course. That’s where we come in! Our Basic Driving Instructor Course (also known as BDIC) is an MTO-approved program, which will allow you to obtain your Ontario Driving Instructor Licence to teach in-vehicle only.

Our program is 17 days in length, with a combination of classroom and in-vehicle training. We also use our driving simulators during the classroom training to bridge theoretical and practical training. The program discusses Adult Learning Principles, Instructional Techniques, giving and receiving feedback, and lesson planning.

Throughout the program, our BDIC students will learn about adult learning principles and instructional techniques – particularly those used in the vehicle. The aspiring instructors will also learn about giving and receiving feedback, as well as creating relevant lesson plans for Beginner Driver Education (BDE) students.

Basic Classroom Instructor (BCIC)

Have your Beginner Driving Instructor licence and want to teach new drivers in-class, too? You can continue to grow your career as a certified driving instructor with our exceptional Basic Classroom Instructor Course (BCIC). Our award-winning program certifies you to reach the next level of driving instructor certification for Class G drivers.

The BCIC course is MTO-approved and will provide you with all the training necessary to obtain the classroom instructor licence in Ontario. Before you are eligible to take the classroom instructor course, you must meet the same requirements as the BDIC course, but you must also have an existing in-vehicle instructor licence.

Our classroom instructor course (BCIC) is 13 days in length. During this program we discuss instructional techniques, focusing on a classroom setting, learning technologies, and advance lesson planning.

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Fleet Driver Instructor Course

This program encompasses all the components of the National Occupational Standard for trainers as well as the latest methods in Adult Learning, creating activity based classrooms, standardizing training, and performing evaluations or assessments. Be a leader in fleet and trucking school instruction.


For more information on the course, admission requirements and/or pricing, please call or email us.

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Documentation & Admission Requirements

To obtain your driving instructor licence, you must meet the following requirements:

Hold a valid Ontario G licence
Be at least 18 years of age
A clean driver's abstract
Meet Ministry of Transportation (MTO) vision standards
Pass the written G1 written test
Pass a Class G practical test
Pass a vulnerable sector check


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