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BDE Course

OTTAWA SAFE DRIVERS DRIVING SCHOOL OFFERS MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION APPROVED BEGINNER DRIVER EDUCATION SELF-STUDY COURSE

Registration:

To register for the BDE self-study course please email the school a clear copy of your driver licence, your email address, your cell phone number & E-transfer the price (+tax) of the desired package to: info@ottawasafedrivers.ca

   Spring Sale is on now

 

 

About BDE Course: 

   Please note:   This course is designed to help you get your G2 licence faster ( you can do your G2 road test after 8 months from the issue date of your G1 license ) and NOT to do your G1 knowledge test.

  • The BDE course consists of theory portion- 20 hours of theory & 10 hours of homework and 10 hours in-car training sessions.  The school will certify you only if you complete both the theory and in-car portion within ONE YEAR
  • Complete the theory part of the course at home at your own pace!
  • The theory part is a digital interactive program where a student completes 20 hours of theory & 10 hours of homework, accessible 24/7, there is NO class & NO teacher, materials and videos are pre-prepared to cover the theory portion.
  • To register :
  • Please email us using info@ottawasafedrivers.ca a clear copy of your licence, cell phone number and email address. If you want to do the theory part in FRENCH, please let us know. We prefer English language for IN-CAR sessions.
  • please E-transfer the price of the desired package to  info@ottawasafedrivers.ca
  • Once we receive your information and payment, we will complete your registration and email you an E-LEARNING link for the theory part of the course, within 24 hours.
  • You can take the theory part of the course without having the G1 licence, but you will need it for the in-car training sessions.
  • Once you complete registration and start the theory part, we can arrange for your 10 hours in-car training sessions depending on your availability even before finishing the online part.  
  • Once you complete both the 10 hours in-car training sessions and the theory part, we will update your information with the MTO system so you can book your driving test after 8 months from the date you got the G1 licence.
  • Please note;  you can get a letter from Service Ontario that confirms your completion of the BDE course with us which you may use to get a lower insurance rate.

 

BDE PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:

      The course consists of 

  • 20 hours of online self-study theory
  • 10 hours of online homework link 
  • 10 hours of in-car sessions 

Students need to complete both the theory & in-car sessions within one year period so that the School can certify them 

Theory program overview 

    The program is highly interactive slides, activities, & videos and students can learn at their own pace, working from the comfort of their own homes, schools, work, or anywhere, at anytime of the day or night. Course support is available daily between 8am and 10pm  

The theory program (20 hours)

  • Introduction 
  • Session 1 RULES OF THE ROAD
  • Session 2 THE VEHICLE AND ITS COMPONENTS
  • Session 3 VEHICLE HANDLING

  • Session 4 DRIVER BEHAVIOUR

  • Session 5 RESPECT AND RESPONSIBILITY

  • Session 6 SHARING THE ROAD

  • Session 7 ATTENTION

  • Session 8 PERCEPTION AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Final Exam

The exam is a total of 35 questions and students must obtain a 70% or higher score to pass the course as per the BDE MTO Standards. Students have 3 attempts to pass the final exam.

The homework link (10 hours)

  • Introduction
  • Session 1 RULES OF THE ROAD

  • Session 2 VEHICLE HANDLING

  • Session 3 AGGRESSIVE DRIVING

  • Session 4 SAFE DRIVING

  • Session 5 PROACTIVE DRIVING

Final Exam

The exam is a total of 35 questions and students must obtain a 70% or higher score to pass the course as per the BDE MTO Standards. Students have unlimited attempts to pass the final exam. 

BENEFITS:

  • Reduce the one year waiting time from the date you get the G1 licence and take your (G1 exit – G2) test after 8 months instead.
  • Get lower insurance rate
  • E-Learning, do the theory portion at home from your device at your own pace anytime 24/7
  • No classroom, no teacher, homework is done and submitted electronically and it’s paperless
  • All technical inquiries will be addressed by a well-trained team.

Spring Sale is on now 

 

BDE Course Price :

Please note; Certification fees included in the prices.

 You have the option to pay half price upfront and second half course price must be paid prior to in car sessions with no extra charge.

 

    1- Regular BDE

  • $635+ tax ($717.55)   Now ( $600 + HST = $678 ) – you can pay upfront ($339) for Regular BDE course (20 hours digital course + 10 hours homework + 10 hours in-car training sessions)

    2- Regular BDE + G2 test car rental 

  • $795 + tax ($898.35)  Now ( $760 + HST = $858.8 ) – you can pay upfront ($429.4) for Regular BDE course (20 hours digital course + 10 hours homework + 10 hours in-car training sessions + Car rental for road test + 1 hour session)

    3- Regular BDE + extra 5 hours in-car sessions

  • $920 + tax ($1039.60)  Now ( $875 + HST  = $988.75 ) – you can pay upfront ($494.4) for Regular BDE course (20 hours digital course + 10 hours homework + 15 hours in-car   training sessions)  
Call us to book in car driving lessons 
To pay: E-transfer info@ottawasafedrivers.ca the desired package fees

In-car Private Lessons

Ottawa Safe Drivers driving school provides one-on-one in-car driving lessons using an automatic car, we offer driving lessons to nervous beginners and those with varying skill levels. We help you to become a skilled, safe, knowledgeable and defensive driver. We’ve helped hundreds of students pass their road test using our knowledge and training which gives our students a confidence boost. Lessons can be 1 hour minimum,1.5 hour, 2 hours or more upon your request.

The driving school training car is equipped with:

  • Dual brake system
  • Rooftop sign
  • Passenger side wide rear-view mirror
  • Commercial insurance

At Ottawa Safe Drivers driving school, we make sure you get all skills, road rules and driving techniques required to pass your test. Ottawa Safe Drivers driving school offers pick-up and drop-off at your chosen location. Some remote areas require arrangement in advance. You can book an evaluation session if you like to know how much time you may need to get ready for your road test.

Usually most of our students take their road tests in Ottawa at:

Though some of our driving school students take their tests at remote areas like:

At Ottawa Safe Drivers driving school, we offer private driving training sessions according to your skill level.

Depending on your skills and knowledge, a driving training session may focus on:

  • Car controls like brake, gas and steering
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Road rules and regulations
  • Stop signs and traffic lights
  • Lane changing
  • Highway merging
  • Parallel parking
  • 3-point turn
  • Hill parking
  • Roadside stop
  • Reverse parking
  • Front parking
  • Perpendicular parking

Book your driving test at the drive test website.

Private lessons prices:

  • $60   per hour
  • $285   $275 for 5-hour package
  • $550   $530 for 10-hour package

Call us to book in car driving lessons 
To pay: E-transfer info@ottawasafedrivers.ca the desired package fees   

All prices plus  HST

G2/G Road Test

Ottawa Safe Drivers driving school provides car rental for G2 and Full G road tests. This package comes with 1 hour driving lesson before the road test. If you are looking to do your test at the Walkley or Canotek test centres, we will show you the exact test routes that you will be taken on during your test. We also help people who have tests outside of Ottawa (This will cost more depending on the location of your test)

What to expect at the test day?

At the test day our instructors often meet the student about 1.5 hour prior to his/her test time. We do a 1-hour training session focusing on the test requirements. About half an hour prior to the test appointment, we let the student register his/her test at the test centre. The student will be waiting in the car for the examiner.

G1 exit road test (G2 Licence)

The G2 test will take place in residential and business roads. The G2 road test will examine:

  • Your driving skills (steering, gas and break)
  • Knowledge of road rules and regulations
  • Driving techniques
  • Observation skills
  • Judgment skills
  • Lane changes
  • Decision making
  • Front parking
  • Reverse parking
  • Parallel parking
  • Three-point turn
  • Uphill parking (with and without curb)
  • Downhill parking (with and without curb)

 

G2 exit road test (G licence)

The full G road test will take place in residential, business and highway roads. The G road test will examine:

  • Your driving skills (steering, gas and break)
  • Knowledge of road rules and regulations
  • Driving techniques
  • Observation skills
  • Judgment skills
  • Lane changes
  • Decision making
  • Front parking
  • Reverse parking
  • Parallel parking
  • Three-point turn
  • Emergency roadside stop
  • Highway merging & exiting

G2/G road test prices:

  • $160  for car rental and 1-hour refresher before your G2 road test.
  • $170   for car rental and 1-hour refresher before your Full G road test.

Note:

Usually we meet our students at the test centre 1.5 hour before test time to do the 1 hour refresher, arrangements must be made for pick up and drop off. Road tests that take place outside of Ottawa will cost more depending on how far the drive test is.

Call us to book in car driving lessons 
To pay: E-transfer info@ottawasafedrivers.ca the desired package fees

Contact us

Office Address:

307 Roxdale Ave

Orleans, ON, K1E 1T7

If you want to meet us please call for appointment