This is our Driving School Toronto, Etobicoke, and North York FAQ page including answers for often-asked questions related to the Beginner Driver Education Course, G2, G Driving Lessons, Certificate from MTO for Potential Insurance Discount and Driver Education Packages available in  Globe Driving Academy. 



1.   Is Globe Driving Academy is Certify  Driving School by the Ministry of Transportation 


Yes, Globe Driving School is fully certified. We are a Ministry of Transportation-approved a Beginner Driver Education Course Provider. All Ministry-approved driving schools are listed on the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) website. The Ministry also lists revoked driving schools that are not on the list of approved schools.  Click here to find our driving school in Toronto and Etobicoke as an MTO-approved BDE Course Provider.



2. Are Globe Driving School Certificates Recognized by the Insurance Industry?


Yes, Globe Driving Academy is a Ministry-approved Driver Education Course Provider and because of this, our graduate certificates are honored by the Insurance Industry. Our Driving Schools' Students in Toronto and Etobicoke who successfully complete the Beginner Driver Education (BDE), these graduates with Driver's License History may be eligible for an Insurance discount. The quality and service offered by most insurance companies are fairly standard and regulated by law. However, the price in terms of premiums often varies greatly. You are advised to ask the Insurance Company for your individual auto insurance price and notify the insurance company of your BDE course completion by providing a Driver's Licence History (DLH) that is proof of successful course completion.



3. Where I Can Get an Insurance Certificate


Globe Driving Academy does not issue paper certificates. We certify students who successfully complete a BDE course online through the Ministry of Transportation Driver Education System. No student will be certified by Globe Driving Academy with an outstanding balance. You can Order ($12 Fee) a Driver's License History record (Insurance certificate) by walking into any Service Ontario Location (show your ID and request a Driving License History Record). This will be issued right away. You can also order the certificate online.  To order a Driver Licence History Form click here. 



4. Can Anyone Take a BDE Course, or Is the Course Only For Young Drivers?


Anyone may take a BDE Course, whether or not you have a full G Licence. Depending on your licensed status, drivers who successfully complete a BDE Course at the G1 level may be able to reduce their time at the G1 level from 12 to 8 months. The Highway Trafic Act, Regulation 473/07, subsection 26 (2), requires students to complete the BDE Course within one year. The Ministry does not exempt any student from this requirement for any reason as the regulation does not provide any flexibility in the time frame.  if you already have your G2 or G license you have the option of taking the practical lessons behind the wheel by registering only for In-Car lessons Packages to prepare you to pass your road test.  However, you will not get a certificate for your insurance potential discount.



5. When Can We Get Started on the Beginners Driver Education and How Long Does It Take to Complete the Program?


Globe Driving Academy offers a flexible schedule to fit students’ needs. You can start a BDE Course online at any time. The minimum requirement for a ministry-approved BDE Course is 40 hours which consists of 20 in-class, 10 hours in-vehicle, and 10 hours of flexible instruction (Home-Link). The average student takes about 4 – 8 weeks to complete the entire program. It may be faster depending on your schedule and your In-Car instructor availability. We strongly recommend that you don’t rush things and your learning becouse it is matter of your safety and people on the road. 



5. Are the  Beginners Driver Education Course Offered Automatic or Manual Transmission Car?


Only automatic transmission cars are available to Globe Driving Academy Students.