BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi & Private Hire Driver

COURSE COST £350

  1. What will you be working towards?

Qualification Name

Occupational and Vocational

Qualification Level

Level 2

Course type

One Off

Course start date

1st Week Each Month (Please contact us to clarify Exact Dates)

  1. Course description

Overview
This qualification will aim to give you an introduction to the role of the professional taxi and private hire driver and on completion of the course enable you to apply for your taxi licence.

BOOKING A PLACE ON THE BTEC COURSE.  PLEASE CONTACT US ON 01752 333335. or complete form and a member of our team will get back to you.

Who is it for?
This course is for you if you are looking to a career in taxi driving or are an existing taxi driver working under Plymouth City Council License.

Outcome

You will achieve a BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver.
On achieving this qualification you will receive a BTEC Certificate which is necessary to renew your Taxi License.

Content

You will study the following units;

  • Unit 1 Health & safety in the taxi & private hire work environment
  • Unit 2 Road safety when driving passengers in a taxi or private hire vehicle
  • Unit 3 Professional customer service in the taxi and private hire industry
  • Unit 4 Taxi & private hire vehicle maintenance and safety inspections
  • Unit 5 The regulatory framework of the taxi and private hire industry
  • Unit 6 Taxi & private hire services for passengers who require assistance
  • Unit 7 Routes & fares in the taxi and private hire vehicle industries
  • Unit 8 Transporting of luggage and other items in the taxi and private hire industries
  • Unit 9 Transporting of children and young persons by a taxi or private hire vehicle

Assessment
Each unit will be assessed through an  on-screen multiple choice question test at the end of each session and an observation test.

Duration

Each course runs for 1 weeks – 10 am to 4pm

Costs

The course costs £350. Payment must be in advance. Drivers who work for Needacab Taxi may spread cost on their Driver account. Please ask For Details

  1. How will it be delivered?

The BTEC courses will run over one  week, with a maximum of 10 trainees per course, and will follow this format:

 WEEK 1

Monday        8:45 – 17.00    Classroom

Tuesday       8:45 – 17.00    Classroom

Wednesday   8:45 – 17.00    Classroom

Thursday      Half day – times to be conirmed for Online Tests  

 WEEK 2 

Monday        8:45 – 17.00    Classroom

Tuesday       8:45 – 17.00    Classroom

Wednesday   8:45 – 17.00    Classroom

Thursday      Half day – times to be conirmed for Online Tests

BTEC start dates are throughout the year on a regular bases, please contact 01752 333335 for more information.  

Places will be allocated on a ‘first come , first served’ basis, with the first 10 people to pay being confirmed on to the course.  Payment is £350, cash  and must be paid in advance of the start date.

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