Q. What is the Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator's Licence?

A. The Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator’s Licence is proof that you have successfully completed the Ontario Snowmobile Safety Training Course that is approved by the Ministry of Transportation and delivered by the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs online or in-class.

Q. Who needs the Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator's Licence?

A. All snowmobile operators who are at least 12 and under 16 years of age are required to obtain the Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator’s Licence before riding on OFSC Prescribed Trails.

Q. What is the advantage of taking the online Ontario Snowmobile Safety Training Course?

A. With the online Snowmobile Safety Training Course you will learn all about snowmobile safety from the comfort of your own home! Study the narrated, interactive online course, then take the visual snowmobile safety exam to get your Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator’s License.

Q. How exactly do I complete the online snowmobile course to get my Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator's Licence?

A. You can obtain your Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator's Licence in 4 easy steps:

  1. Study the Online Snowmobile Safety Training Course
  2. Successfully pass each End of Chapter Quiz
  3. Successfully pass the Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator’s License Exam
  4. Obtain your Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator's Licence (print a temporary card right away and get your permanent card in the mail!)

Q. What is the passing grade for the course?

A. You must achieve a grade of 80% or higher to pass each chapter quiz. Then you must also achieve a grade of 80% or higher to pass the final exam.

Q. What happens if I fail a chapter quiz or the final exam?

A. No problem! You're here to learn! If you fail a chapter quiz, you must re-take the quiz before proceeding to the next chapter. The final exam allows for 2 attempts before resetting your course progress. If you fail the final test twice, you will need to re-start the course from chapter 1.

Q. How much does the online Ontario Snowmobile Safety Training Course cost?

A. The one-time course fee is $40.00, paid during registration. The fee includes unlimited attempts at quizzes and the final exam, as well as printing and shipping of your permanent Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator's Licence, which is good for life.

Q. Can I take the Ontario Snowmobile Safety Training Course any time? Day or night?

A. Absolutely! You can take the Ontario Snowmobile Safety Training Course AND the Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator’s License Exam at any time of the day!

Q. Once I’m done with this online course, do I need to take hands-on snowmobile training?

A. A hands-on training course is not required in addition to the online course. However, it is a good idea for all snowmobile riders, especially new riders, to take a hands-on course. Successfully passing the online course and exam will meet the requirements to earn your Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator's Licence.

Q. Is there a time limit to complete the online course?

A. You can take the online course at any time, day or night. However, courses must be completed within 90 days of payment at which time your access to the course will expire.