This course is only available to candidates who already possess a private hire/hackney licence.

This is a course involves an in car driving assessment which will be arranged with you once you have completed your College attendance.  

This qualification/ course has the full approval of Bournemouth Council and other local Licensing Councils who now require the possession of an industry related qualification to work as a private hire or taxi driver, locally.

If you do not possess a relevant licence please see the alternative course Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

A career in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

Prior to joining this course you will be invited to attend an individual interview with a member of the delivery team to discuss your suitability for the course. No formal qualifications are necessary, but you must hold a valid Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Licence and have access to an appropriate vehicle.

 

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SDZ2TW2012 30/09/2019 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Please call Vickie Reynolds on direct line 01202 205739 or email on reynoldsv@bpc.ac.uk to confirm dates and reserve your space.

 

Associated Costs 

This course is partly/co funded. There are course fees of £155.00 and are payable on enrolment.

Learners maybe eligible for additional funding to cover the cost of the course fees, if they are in receipt of benefits or unemployed (subject to proof/checking of documentation).

Course content

Course Content 

To achieve this qualification, you will need to show competence in the following areas:

·         Health and safety

·         Drive safely and efficiently

·         Provide professional customer service

·         Provide a safe and legal vehicle

·         Provide a service to customers who require assistance

·         Provide a service to customers who use a wheelchair

·         Transport  parcels, luggage and other items

·         Transport children

·         Regulatory framework of the Private Hire industry Process fares and  charges

·         Plan routes

More info

Start Day/Time 

Enrolment for this Taxi course is happening throughout the year.

Duration 

2 Months

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

NVQ Level 2 Road Passenger Vehicle Driving

Awarding Body 

EDEXCEL BTEC

Curriculum Area 

Business, Digital, Leadership & ESOL - Commercial Delivery

More about the course 

Attendance: Part-time

The NVQ in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving is a Level 2 qualification that gives recognition for the diverse range of skills and knowledge that are required in order to carry out the transportation of passengers effectively and safely.

Enrolment for the Taxi course is happening throughout the year, with courses running monthly. Book your place for the next course with Vickie Reynolds on direct line 01202 205739 or email on reynoldsv@bpc.ac.uk to confirm dates.

Duration 

2 Months

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

NVQ Level 2 Road Passenger Vehicle Driving

Awarding Body 

EDEXCEL BTEC