Level 2 Certificate in Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver
This Pearson BTEC Level 2 qualification is an introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver Industry and is designed to develop, support and enhance the
knowledge of prospective or existing drivers who wish to begin or develop a career in transporting passengers. This qualification also provides the underpinning knowledge required to operate successfully as a Taxi and Private Hire Driver.
There are no formal entry requirements, however, at the start of the programme, we do expect candidates to hold or eligible to hold the relevant required licences.
Candidates would need to attend scheduled sessions within our academy and will have a choice to attend 6 evening sessions or 6 sessions during the days. Saturday slots can also be booked based on availability.
Forms of assessment
All units will carry an online assessment but there is a small portion that will require observation. This will be discussed further during the one to one initial session.
An initial assessment will be carried out as we need to know the level of each particular candidate or client.
To achieve a full qualification candidates must successfully achieve all 9 mandatory units. See details below:
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 vehicle
This will be discussed during a scheduled one to one session as it depends on an initial assessment. Following an initial assessment we will determine the actual duration and price as it depends on client’s current level.
Please feel free to contact us for further information.