Driver Improvement Instructor (Canada Safety Council DDC, PDIC or 55 Alive)

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Driver Improvement Instructor (DDC/PDIC/55 Alive)

Driver Improvement Training Programs (DITP) is an ideal mechanism for delivering cost-efficient training to experienced drivers.  The Ontario Safety League (OSL) provides a full range of services relating to these programs:

  • Initial and recurrence instructor training;
  • Sales of instructor and student materials;  and
  • Maintenance of an OSL database for the purposes of recording instructor and student history.

Course Description       

This five-day course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to teach defensive driving to road users.  As an Instructor, one has the opportunity to assist drivers by increasing their awareness of safe and defensive driving practices.  Successful candidates will be qualified to deliver the following programs:

  • Canada Safety Council (CSC);
  • Coaching the Experienced Driver (CED) Programs;

Learning Outcomes               

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to build a lesson plan;
  • Present and demonstrate a lesson to a class;
  • Instruct using the materials provided within the course.

Format                         

Classroom with demonstration of course presentation for CSC programs, workshop instruction and interactive discussion and practical exercises.

Resources                    

CSC Instructor Manual & student workbook.

Reference: Driver Handbook, Highway Traffic Act, CED Instructor Manual sample.

Evaluation                    

Attendance, participation, lesson plans, presentation skills and written tests.

Certification

CSC Instructor Development Certificate for program(s) of choice.

Prerequisites  

Letter supporting the following:

  • Minimum five (5) years of continuous licenced driving experience;
  • Current driver’s abstract – no more than six points for moving violations, no Criminal Code of Canada convictions related to the operation of a motor vehicle;
  • Driving experience and holding a valid licence in the class of vehicle for which you plan to instruct drivers is strongly recommended.

Duration:    5 days: Classroom – homework will be assigned.

Course Dates:      2017:  Feb 20-24,  May 15-19,  Sept 11-15,  Nov 13-17

Fee             $1,750 + HST.

 

Driver Improvement Instructor – additional information

  • Canada Safety Council (CSC) Programs;
  • Coaching the Experienced Driver (CED) Programs;

For each of the following courses, instructor kits include an instructor’s manual and visuals or teaching aids required to present the course.  Student kits, sold separately by the Ontario Safety League, include a student’s manual and wallet-sized card certifying the candidate’s participation. A blank attendance record sheet is supplied providing instructors with a method of reporting their students to OSL for entry to our database.

  • Canada Safety Council (CSC) Programs – individual kit

PDIC Instructor                – Commercial Class License;

DDC Instructor                – Class G License;

55 Alive Instructor          – Class G License, 45 years of age+ is an asset.

  • Coaching the Experienced Driver (CED) Programs –  individual kit

CED Coaching the Beginning Driver

CED Coaching the Experienced Driver

CED Emergency Vehicle-Ambulance Driver

CED Emergency Vehicle-Ambulance Manoeuvring

CED Emergency Vehicle-Ambulance Supplement

CED Emergency Vehicle-Fire Fighter Operator

CED Emergency Vehicle-Manoeuvring

CED Emergency Vehicle-Police Vehicle Operator

CED Emergency Vehicle-Supplement

CED Light Vehicle

CED Maintenance Truck

CED Mature Driver

CED Professional Truck Driver

CED Refuse Truck

CED School Bus Operator

CED Straight Truck

CED Transit Bus Operator

CED Transporting People with Special Needs

CED Utility Truck

CED Utility Truck, Cable Version

NB! Materials are subject to change without notice; please check with our Registrar for current costs.