Globe Driving Academy - Driving Courses

Beginner Driver Education Course

You may register for the Beginner Driver Education Course whether or not you have a full G Licence. Depending on your license status, if you complete a Beginner Driver Education Course at a G1 level, you may be able to reduce your time at the G1 level from 12 to 8 months. Canadian law requires you to complete the BDE course within one year.  The Beginner Driver Education Course is  40 hours, and consist of 20 hours of In-Class theory training,  10 hours In-Car, and 10 hours of flexible instruction. The "flexible time" is used for home-link that is completed outside of In-Class hours and allows you to complete the exercises on your schedule. BDE Course organized by our Driving School in Toronto or in Etobicoke is the Ministry of Transportation approved.  The driving course is consistent with the Ministry's Curriculum Standards and other BDE program requirements.    

In-Car Instructor with Student

    Course Description

  • In-Class you will have opportunities to complete self-assessment activities, to work in groups, and to participate in decision-making task illustrated in the student workbook. 


  • In-Car Lessons will provide chances to acquire specific driving skills and to learn from your own mistakes with the support of a licensed driving instructor. You will be introduced to the concept of cooperative driving which enhances road safety for all 9.2 million drivers and others road-users in Ontario.


  • The program covers the regular driving situations occurring in Ontario's various driving environment and reinforces safety and risk, benefits of social, environmental responsibility and self-awareness of personal values, and attitudes.  



I. Classroom Driving Instruction - 20 hours

II. Individual In-Car Lessons - 10 hours


In-Car Instructions is delivered to you by MTO certified instructor in a training vehicle with you driving behind the wheel. A maximum instruction time - two hours per day, where there is no classroom instruction for that day. A maximum of one hour in vehicle instruction on the day the student receives five hours of in-class instruction. The following you will learn during driving lessons: City, Freeway, Highway & Country Roads, All Basic Manoeuvres, Collision Avoidance, Defensive & Pro-active Driving Skills, Braking Techniques, Breaking Bad Habits, Handling Emergency Situations.  





III. Flexible Allocation of Instructional Hours 10 hours(HOME-LINK)   




Driver License History Record - Insurance Certificate 

After the BDE course completion, you will get a certificate from Ministry of Transportation.  If you successfully complete a BDE Course (Driving Course) in our Driving School in Toronto or in Etobicoke, you may be eligible for a potential insurance discount. You are advised to notify your insurance company of course completion by providing your insurance company with a Driver's Licence History (DLH) which is proof of successful BDE course completion. Globe Driving Academy does not issue paper certificates. We certify students who successfully complete a BDE course online through the Driver Education System.  In order to be certified and qualify for potential insurance discount you must at least complete the Basic Beginner Driver Education Program: 20 Hours In-Class, pass the final test in the classroom, complete the home-link activities in the workbook. Moreover, complete 10 hours In-Car Training with a final score 80%. Please contact the school and check if your complete file has been processed and sent to the government to qualify for the document. All In-Class and In-Car reports must be submitted to the office of the  Globe Driving Academy Representative before process your file. There is a $12 printing fee that Service Ontario charges to issue the document. Therefore, if your file is not updated for one reason or another you will lose that $12. 

There are two ways you can Order Driver License History Record (Insurance Certificate):

1. Walk into any Service Ontario Location, show your ID and request a Driving License History Record. This will be issued right away.
2. Order certificate online.  It will take 10-15 business days to be mailed out.

To order a Driver License History Form Online, please click here:  Driver's Licence History Search  


Insurance Discount  - Driving Course Toronto, Etobicoke 


Senior Driver Improvement Course  (In-Class  or  On-Road Training Only)

The Driver Improvement Course refers to students with poor driving record responsible for a vehicle collision, and senior students that have been notified by the Ministry of Transportation that they need to be retested in the car.  This training will refresh your safe driving skills for complex traffic environment, During In-Car lessons, you will recap what is required to pass your G2 or G road test, the responsibilities, and consequences associated with driving. This course consists of In-Car Assesment.   In-Car Lessons are one hour each (60 min). Qualified In-Car Instructors deliver this training. For your booked road test, you can use your own vehicle or use our driving school's car. Click here to get access to Packages including 1 In-Car Lessons and School Car for road test G2/G in Toronto and out of the City

Senior Driver Improvement Course - Driving School Toronto , Etobicoke