Private Transportation Company (PTC) Certificate - (Uber/Lyft) & Drivers


Vehicle-for-Hire Training (PTC License) Programdelivered by Parachute has been certified by the City of Toronto for Vehicle-for-Hire drivers in that city as of September 2022. In Toronto, new applicants for a taxicab, limousine, and private transportation company (such as Facedrive, Lyft, and Uber) driver licences need to successfully complete a third-party training program approved by the City and submit the certificate of completion, as a requirement of licence issuance. Drivers currently licensed also have to take this training program. 



This VFH online course for PTC License Toronto is composed of five mandatory, self-paced, on-demand online modules. All are narrated in English and supported with written content, illustrative animations, videos, and content review quizzes. The average completion time for these five modules is five  hours. In addition, course-takers must complete a mandatory online, instructor-led live class session, which will provide a summary content overview, opportunities for questions, and a 50-question online exam. This component is approximately two hours long and is available upon completion of the five online modules described below. You will be able to schedule your live video session and examination to complete the course and receive your certification as a Toronto Vehicle-for-Hire driver at the end of Module 5 through a link to Globe Driving Academy (Examination Center), a Driver Education Course Provider approved by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. 



What You Will Learn in this PTC License Course:  

  1. Transporting Passengers in a Safe Manner
    Safe driving behaviors, including safe pick-ups and drop-offs, Sharing the road with vulnerable road users, Driving at night and in bad weather, Distracted driving 
  2. Driving in an Urban Setting. Cycle tracks and bike lanes, Unique streets of Toronto, Sharing the road with the TTC
  3. Providing Services to Persons with Disabilities. Disability awareness, Service provision – mobility and non-mobility disabilities 
  4. Providing Service without Discrimination. What is discrimination, Types of harassment, Understanding equity and inclusion, Addressing unwelcome behavior 
  5. Understanding the Legal Requirements for Being a Vehicle-for-Hire Driver. Licensing, vehicle, registration, inspection and requirements, Seatbelt use and obligations, Stopping and parking safely, What to do in case of a collision, Rights, and responsibilities under the Ontario Human Rights Code.



Registration for Vehicle for Hire Driver Training (PTC License) Program


Satisfy a PTC license Toronto requirement and start picking up riders within the City of Toronto with this accredited program by enrolling yourself in the program now.  To
register for Vehicle-for-Hire Training Program for Drivers in the City of Toronto go Parachute website at or click on the button below.  After payment, you will access your online course in a few minutes. This is self-paced course designed to be completed by the driver in 5 hours from the registration time. 

The price is $79.95 plus HST for a total of $90.34, payable upon online registration.

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More information on how to book the final exam when you complete your online course - 5 modules you will find on the next page.  You can also read more info about your exam directly on the Examination Center website at