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Taxi Driving Edexcel L2
Qualification:
 
Starts:
03/10/2016 
Ends:
07/10/2016 
Weeks:
Days:
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thr,Fri 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment 
Level:
Area:
Catering & Hospitality 
Course Code:
CDZTD1C 
 
Entry Requirements
Adult literacy and numeracy certificates, working very well at Entry Level 3 or above. Or GCSE English & Maths at Grade A-D.
 
 

Taxi Driving Edexcel L2

There are over 250,000 licensed taxi/PHV drivers in England and Wales, with the industry contributing over £3bn to the UK economy. The significance of fit for purpose qualifications for the profession is being highlighted.


About the Course

The Sheffield College offers initial training and professional development for those working as a taxi or private vehicle hire driver or a Community Transport role.

Our courses prepare and equip applicants with the knowledge and understanding for a career as a taxi driver and ambassador, restoring customer faith in service levels and enhancing the personal skills of our students.

The quality of our delivery and service is evidenced in our achievement of the Gold Standard for this industry training.


Key Units

There are 9 mandatory units to the qualification:

  • Health & 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 course is usually delivered over 5 days, with online assessments at the end of each day.



Entry Requirements

Adult literacy and numeracy certificates, working very well at Entry Level 3 or above. Or GCSE English & Maths at Grade A-D.


Assessment

Practical Assessment.

This course is usually delivered over 5 days, with online assessments at the end of each day.


Extra Costs

Costs:
£295.00 Subject to funding there may be fee remission for individuals in receipt of certain benefits and that meet eligibility criteria.

Professional Development Courses - The following courses are delivered over a maximum of one day, providing important skills for professional development as the industry seeks to standardise the training and skills of it’s drivers.

CPD Professional Standards for the role of PCV Driver - 
One day course, costing £70.00

Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults Programme - 
Half day course, costing £40.00

Unit 6 – Taxi and private hire services for passengers who require assistance -

One day course, costing £70.00