This is FAQ page including answers for very often asked questions related to bde course, G2, G driving lessons and driver education packages available through our driving school located in Toronto.

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 MTO approved BDE Course Provider.

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)  Program may be eligible for a potential insurance discount up to 40%.  The quality and service offered by most insurance companies is fairly standard and regulated by law. However, the price in terms of premiums often varies greatly. You are advised to ask Insurance Company for your individual auto insurance price, and notify the insurance company of your BDE course completion by providing with a Driver's Licence History (DLH) that is proof of successful course completion.

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 Driver 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. It will take 10-15 business days to be mailed out.

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 with 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.

Globe Driving Academy offers a flexible schedule (including evenings and weekends) to fit students’ needs. You can start a BDE Course on every Saturday or Sunday at 10 am in our Driving School located in Toronto and Etobicoke, or every Wednesday at 5 pm (GDA Toronto location only).  Check our website for more info https://globedriving.ca/class-schedule. Minimum requirements for a ministry approved BDE Course is 40 hours which consist 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.

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