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

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:

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:

Learning Outcomes               

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:


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


CSC Instructor Manual & student workbook.

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


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


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


Letter supporting the following:

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

Course Dates:      2018:  Feb 20-23*,  May 14-18,  Sept 10-14,  Nov 12-16 (* 4 day crse due to Family day)

Fee             $1,750 + HST.


Driver Improvement Instructor – additional information

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.

PDIC Instructor                – Commercial Class License;

DDC Instructor                – Class G License;

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

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.