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Overview of course

We are pleased to be able to offer in partnership St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath District Council the Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver.

This course is for candidates who either work or wish to pursue a career as licenced taxi driver in the passenger transport sector.

The course will be delivered over 2 full days on Thursday 21 February and Friday 22 February 2019

The course will be held at West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds.

To register interest on this course please contact us on 01284 716246 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Payment can be made via three monthly instalments but course fee must be paid in full prior to the start of the course.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but delegates will be required to have a good understanding of English.

Qualifications

Upon successful completion of the course delegates will receive a joint certificate from St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath District Council and West Suffolk College.

Further course detail

Course content to include the following topics:

  • Health and Safety in the taxi and private hire work environment
  • Road safety when driving passengers in a taxi or 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 vehicles

Delegates will also undertake an multiple choice end assessment on completion of the training.

Days & times

Starting 21/02/2019
Thursday 09:00 - 16:30
Friday 09:00 - 16:30

Course price

£150.00

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