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Qualification name Certificate in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 7th September 2022
Cost £160.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

More and more Licensing Boards are mandating or considering mandating a minimum requirement for all their private hire and hackney license holders. This qualification meets that need.GET AHEAD OF THE GAME! Get your qualification now and beat the crowds...... Specifically designed for people who are looking to start a new career in Taxi driving or are experienced drivers who wish to update their current skills. The course is delivered by an experienced taxi driver and will give you a comprehensive insight into the role, demands and expectations of this area of work. Achievement of this qualification will mean that you can broaden your appeal to other Licensing Boards who will see this as confirmation that you have met the industry standards.This qualification is recognised by BCP - Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council's Licensing Office and meets their mandatory requirements for licensing.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will need a good understanding of the English language, enthusiasm, attitude and commitment to pursue a career in taxi driving.We will ask you to come in for an informal chat prior to starting the course to make sure that it is right for you. You will also be asked to provide photographic proof of identity, e.g. passport or photo card driving licence.

View the key features of this course.

On this course you will cover the following topics:*Health and safety in the taxi and private hire work environment*Road safety when driving passengers in a taxi and private hire vehicle*Professional customer service in the taxi and private hire industry*Taxi and private hire vehicle maintenance and safety inspections*The regulatory framework of the taxi and private hire industry*Taxi and private hire services for passengers who require assistance*Routes and fares in the taxi and private hire vehicle industries*Transporting of parcels, luggage and other items in the taxi and private hire industries*Transporting of children and young persons by taxi or private hire vehicle

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Multiple choice tests for each module and an additional observation regarding wheeelchair users which will be recorded by your Assessor and submitted to the Exam Board as part of your evidence. You will also be asked questions throughout the duration of the course, which will also form part of the evidence you need along with further observations that will take place in the classroom.

On completion of this course you will have a better understanding of the Taxi trade and will be positioned to progress further into potential job opportunities.This qualification is recognised by Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council's Licensing Office and meets their mandatory requirements for licensing.

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Name Lansdowne
Address The Lansdowne
Meyrick Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH1 3JJ
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