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SQA Certificate Course

SQA, SCQF, Level 5, Certificate

The Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver (SCQFLevel 5) SQA Level 2 Certificate by flexible / Distance Learning:

  • Is a NEW course for all new taxi and private hire drivers
  • Can help prospective or existing drivers who want to start a career transporting passengers
  • Supports, develops and enhances overall knowledge of the taxi industry
  • No more requirements to attend CPD (Continuous Professional Development) courses
  • The course is at your own time and at your own pace

This course can put you on the road for a successful career as a taxi driver and includes 9  units.

Units on the (SQA) SCQF Level 5 Certificate include:

Unit 1: Taxi and Private Hire: Workplace Health and Safety
Unit 2: Taxi and Private Hire: Safely Transport Passengers
Unit 3: Taxi and Private Hire: Professional Customer Service
Unit 4: Taxi and Private Hire: Maintain the Safety of the Licensed Vehicle
Unit 5: Taxi and Private Hire: Mobility and Wheelchair Assistance
Unit 6: Taxi and Private Hire: Plan Routes and Fares
Unit 7: Taxi and Private Hire: Transport Luggage and Parcels
Unit 8: Taxi and Private Hire: Safely Transport School Age Children
Unit 9: Taxi and Private Hire: The Licensing Regulations (Scotland)

To do this course you should have a good understanding of the English language, enthusiasm, attitude and commitment to pursue a career in taxi driving.

International entry requirements

If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS 5.5.