Attention !!!! ALL Black Hackney cab, Private Hire Taxi and Limousine, Drivers
What is the PTDQ ? The PTDQ is the NEW Professional Taxi Driver Qualification.
NVQ Level 2 Certificate “Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver” by Distance Learning
Logis-Tech Associates are now running a NVQ Level 2 Certificate “Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver” course specifically for Taxi and Private hire cab and Limousine car drivers. It is delivered by on-line / distance /flexible learning and the course is at your own time and at your own pace. There is also one to one support in certain areas. On average the full course is completed within one -twp months, but in instances it can extended to 3 months to suit the learner.
It can no longer be said that to be a taxi driver you do not need any qualifications.
SQA /(Edexcel BTEC) Level 2 Certificate
The Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver, Level 2 Certificate is a course designed to support and develop both the knowledge and the performance of new and existing taxi and private hire drivers licensed in the UK (Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
In some councils, within the UK, this course is now a mandatory requirement for all taxi drivers (Dundee, Sheffield, Guildford, etc,…).
Delivered by on-line distance learning, this course can put you on the road for a successful career as a taxi driver and includes 9 SQA/BTEC units.
Units on the Level 2 Certificate include:
Unit 1: Health and safety in the taxi and 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 and private hire vehicle maintenance and safety inspections
Unit 5: The regulatory framework of the taxi and private hire industry
Unit 6: Taxi and private hire services for passengers who require assistance
Unit 7: Routes and fares in the taxi and private hire vehicle industries
Unit 8: Transporting of parcels, luggage and other items in the taxi and private hire industries
Unit 9: Transporting of children and young people by taxi or private hire vehicle
This course is ILA friendly and companies/taxi drivers may also be able to access Flexible Training Opportunities Funding, please see links below.
Please note that this course is due to become mandatory in 2017 to many councils and at that point will cease to attract any funding.
For further information, or to find out more about the taxi qualification, please contact:
Contact: Training Manager
Tel No: 0141 423 6911
Mobile No: 07941582561