We are one of Northeastern Ontario’s largest driving schools. Our 40-hour Beginner Driver Education Courses are taught by RSEA and OSL certified instructors and include 20 hours of in-class, 10 hours of in-car driving, and 10 hours of home exercises. A-1 Driving School Ltd. is a Ministry-Approved Beginner Driver Education Course Provider. We are recognized by the insurance industry and successful graduates will be certified with the Ministry of Transportation.

All of our seven in-car instructors have upgraded instructor qualifications, which make us, we believe, one of the best beginner driving schools in Ontario. Combined, we have over 100 years of teaching experience, which helps to ensure that your driving lessons are completed in a timely and professional manner.

Our classrooms are large, clean, and air conditioned, which helps facilitate learning. Our course curriculum uses a defensive and co-operative driving approach and stresses the importance of making driving the primary task. A heavy emphasis is put on internal and external distractions, decision making, and its outcomes. More

Senior Driver Services
A-1 Driving School offers private, one-on-one driver training for mature drivers. We have been helping seniors maintain their freedom since 1978.

  • Preparation for an upcoming road test
  • General driving concerns
  • Driver Competency Assessments (DCA2)

Call today and let us help you maintain your independence. More

Corporate Driving Programs
A-1 Driving School has been providing corporate driver training programs for more than 25 years, and we are confident in our ability to provide outstanding driver training for corporations and government agencies and departments throughout Ontario.

For most people, driving is the greatest job-related danger they have to deal with. A driver training program or assessment with A-1 Driving School will help you ensure your present or new employee applies safe driving principles and strategies. Our programs will help you save vehicle related expenses and increase the safety record and safety mindedness of your employees, both on and off the job. More

EMS Driver Training
A-1 Driving School offers a wide range of driver training programs specifically designed for EMS personnel. Driving an ambulance requires above-average driving abilities. Paramedics have to be effective at controlling their driving environment in all situations and conditions without compromising the safety of their patient, their partner or other road users. Our teaching methods and strategies take into account the unique challenges that paramedics face on the road.

We offer some of the most relevant and up-to-date advanced in-class, on-road, and pylon courses available. Inattention and distractions, multi-tasking, controlling the intersection, vehicle handling and efficiency skills, and reversing are some of the issues that are incorporated into our training programs. Our courses are tailored to meet the needs of this specialized group of professional drivers. Our EMS driver training curriculum offers a combination of in-class and in-vehicle training to maximize learning and retention.

The call for driver training is real, and we are very confident in our ability to provide beneficial, rewarding, and cost-effective paramedic driver training. More

Our Instructors
Our Instructors have a proven track record of professional development and are passionately committed to improving driver safety. We are a group of seven instructors with an impressive range of qualifications and backgrounds combined with decades of practical experience. A-1 Driving maintains a very high level of commitment to quality standards. Choose us for your driving safety needs.