Fequently Asked Question Answer About

(Beginner Driver Education) BDE Course

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Q: What is BDE course?

Answer:BDE Course is Beginner Driver Education Course.


Q: What is the benefit of taking BDE driving course from Verma Driving School?

Answer: Verma Driving School (formally known as Safe Driver Training School) provides ministry approved courses (BDE).

As an MTO Approved course provider, you will be eligible to decrease your wait time for a G2 test from 12 months to 8 months

Insurance discount may apply

Pick up and drop off for in-car training anywhere within the Guelph region

High success rate for passing the road test in first attempt.


Q: What is the age requirement to take the course?

Answer: A valid G1 licence is not required to start in-class training therefore a student can start the course before turning 16 (minimum of 15 and 10 months).But a Student must have a valid G1 licence to start any in-car training.

Q: How much does a full course cost?

Answer: Please refer to the course and fee page.


Q: What happens if I am unable to take the course after I have registered or miss one of my in-class or In-car

Answer:Please contact Verma Driving Schools at 1-866-275-0573. If you miss class room session you will have to make up for the same missing class in our next batch. Additional charges will apply.Please note that 24 hours notice is required to cancel or change in-car lessons.


Q: What does the course price include?

Answer:In-class materials such as the hand out material

Tutelage of class and in-car instructors

Use of a vehicles for 10 hours of in-car training


Q:How can I pay?

Answer:You can pay by Cash or Cheque.


Q: What does the full course consist of?
Answer: Our full course consists of 20 hours of classroom instructions, 10 hours of in-car training and 10 hours work book (home link).


Q: Can I start the course without my G1?

Answer:You can start the course without your G1, but you must have your G1 by the time you are ready to start your in-car driving lessons.


Q: How long do I have to complete the entire course? 

Answer:The course must be completed within 12 months of starting date


Q: How many students will be in my class?

Answer: There will be a minimum of 5 up to a maximum of 20 students.


Q: Do I need to bring anything to class?

Answer: Yes. You need to bring your G1 licence if you have one at the time.

Your Own "The official MTO driver's handbook".

Your online payment receit

Printed blank homework sheets (download from the link we sent you, when confirming your registartion via email)

Stationary, such as-Pens and paper will be provided to you by Verma Driving School.


Q: Do I have to finish all my classes?

Answer:Yes, it is mandatory for all full course students to complete their 20 hours of classroom instructions, 10 hours of in-car training and 10 hours work book (home link) in order to get certify.


Q: Do I have to do all of my homework?

Answer: Yes, in order to pass the MTO Approved Beginner Driver Education course you must complete and hand-in your assignments. The homework link with all necessary assignments, is sent to the students in an email. It must be completed before the last day of the in class session.


Q: How long do I have to start my car training apart from the class time?

Answer: The first in-car training session must be completed no later than 8 weeks after the last in-class session for acknowledgment by the MTO.


Q: Can I take all 10 hours of in car training in one day?

Answer: No. The minimum for a lesson is 1 hour with a maximum of 2 hours of in-car training within a 24-hour time period.


Q: Where will I get picked up for my in-car lessons?

Answer:Instructors will pick you up from your home(within city limits) and drop you back there once the in-car lesson will be completed. If you have a preferred alternate location, speak to your instructor about it and they may be able to work something out if that is not his/her out of reach area.


Q: How many people will be in the car?

Answer: The in-car lessons are one-on-one (just you and the instructor).


Q: When and how do I receive my certificate?

Answer: The Driver’s Licence History provides proof of successful completion of and graduation from a BDE course and is widely recognized by the insurance industry as proof of course completion." and "BDE Graduates with a Driver’s Licence History may be
eligible for an insurance discount. You need to collect the DLH from any service Ontario location.


Q: How much Discount will I get on my Insurance with the certification?

Answer:Insurance discounts may vary from student to student, as it depends upon lot of variables like:insurance companies, your driving record, your age, city where you live, type of car means how new or old the vehicles etc.

Your Insurance Company or agent can tell you more in detail.

Q: Are your instructors certified and have a valid instructor license?

Answer:Yes, all our instructors are certified and have valid instructor licenses.