About Us

The best possible experience

Experience Counts

PDIO proudly offers Driving Instructor courses. With over 15 years of experience in driver training, PDIO delivers the best training at the best price.

Scott McQuaid is the President & CEO of Professional Driving Instructors of Ontario (PDIO). PDIO was formed and registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 in 2018, designed to provide an efficient, professional, student-focused learning environment, with the success of our students being our top priority. Today, PDIO is one of the premier training centres for transportation courses in Ontario.

Our Values:

  • To constantly provide excellent services, academic programs, and teaching
  • To provide the best possible Driver Training programs to ensure the highest quality education possible
  • To uphold the highest ethical standards, and protect the rights, dignity, and integrity of all students and faculty

Mission Statement: 
PDIO is an inclusive, open-minded organization dedicated to providing our students with the highest standard of instruction to aid them in driving safely, and keeping Canada’s roads safe.

Why Choose Us?

PDIO believes in student-led, personalized instruction. Our courses include a large amount of input from students and are shaped around each student’s life experience and how we can work with them to develop the best possible driver or instructor.

Combined Years of Instructor Experience

Successful graduates

PDIO's

Training Team

A strong team with years of experience
Scott McQuaid
President and CEO

Scott brings over 15 years of experience as a truck driver, car driver trainer, and driving school owner. His knowledge of the transportation industry has helped PDIO become the premier driver trainer organization in Ontario.

Tony McDermott
Lead Driving Instructor Trainer

Tony brings decades of experience as a professor, driving school owner and driver trainer. His background and experience with students of all types helps to shape the student experience.

Why We are Different

Experienced, Professional Instructors

Our instructors have on average of 10 years of real experience. They know the industry, they know the players and they know how to prepare our students for the career they have chosen.

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Engaging Courses

We have designed all of our courses to be engaging and thought-provoking. We constantly work to update and upgrade our materials to make sure the courses are as engaging as possible.

Ontario Wide

We work with a network of instructors throughout Ontario to deliver Driving Instructor courses near to the student.