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 About Vehicle-for-Hire Driver Training 

 


Get Certified to Drive in the City of Toronto for Uber, Lyft, and others with our PTC license Program - Vehicle-for-Hire offered by Parachute and its Partner- Globe Driving Academy - Examination Center. Ready to Register? Click here

 

 

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

 
Vehicle-for-Hire Training Program delivered 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 licenses need to successfully complete a third-party training program approved by the City and submit the certificate of completion, as a requirement of license issuance. Drivers currently licensed also have to take this training program. 

This VFH online course for PTC license (City of 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 four 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, a Driver Education Course Provider approved by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. 

 

What You Will Learn in the Vehicle-for-Hire (PTC License) Course

 
Topics Covered in the 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.

 

 

How to Get a Course Certificate

 
Certificate of Completion 
 


After finishing your Online Course (5 modules) to get your Certificate of Completion you have to pass your Final Exam.  When you pass the test with a grade of 70 per cent or higher, you will be prompted to download your numbered completion certificate. Save this document: this is what you must submit in your taxicab, limousine or private transportation company licence application. If you are already a licensed vehicle-for-hire driver, you need to submit this completion certificate to the Vehicle-For-Hire company or companies you work for.

 

 

 How to Book Your  Final Exam

 
Registration for Online Sessions and Final Exam 
 


The Final Test is organized virtually in real time and conducted by the Teacher/Proctor from the Examination Center - Globe Driving Academy, Toronto. To take the Final Test you have to book your Online Session through the Globe Driving Academy Examination Center website (booking system) at https://examvehicleforhire.ca/book-exam.   

 

 How to Register and Access  PTC Driver Training

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


You can register for the Vehicle-for-Hire Training Program for Drivers in the City of Toronto (PTC License & Uber / Lyft Training) directly on the Parachute website at  https://learn.parachute.ca  On a new page create a user account, make a payment, and enroll yourself in the course to start your PTC License & Uber / Lyft Training Online Course any time. Follow the instructions on the computer screen.  

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