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Certificate in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver (QCF)

Level 2 BTEC Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver

Automotive Academy Motor Trades GTA Hull

12 Henry Boot Way, Priory Park East, Hull, HU4 7DY

This course is delivered at Automotive Academy Hull Motor Trades GTA

Telephone: 01482-353022

Website: www.motortradesgta.org

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Description

Overview
This qualification will aim to give you an introduction to the role of the professional taxi and private hire driver and on completion of the course enable you to apply for your taxi licence.

APPLICANTS MUST ATTEND MATHS & ENGLISH ASSESSMENTS BEFORE BOOKING A PLACE ON THE BTEC COURSE.  TO BOOK YOUR ASSESSMENTS PLEASE CONTACT THE GTA ON 01482 353022.

What will you be learning?

Who is it for?
This course is for you if you are looking to a career in taxi driving or are an existing taxi driver.

Outcome

You will achieve a BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver.
On achieving this qualification you will automatically be registered by EDEXCEL on to the  National Register of Taxi and Private Hire Drivers developed by People First, the UK skills council for hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism.

Content

You will study the following units;

  • Unit 1 Health & safety in the taxi & 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 & private hire vehicle maintenance and safety inspections
  • Unit 5 The regulatory framework of the taxi and private hire industry
  • Unit 6 Taxi & private hire services for passengers who require assistance
  • Unit 7 Routes & fares in the taxi and private hire vehicle industries
  • Unit 8 Transporting of luggage and other items in the taxi and private hire industries
  • Unit 9 Transporting of children and young persons by a taxi or private hire vehicle


Assessment
Each unit will be assessed through an  on-screen multiple choice question test at the end of each session and an observation test.

Duration

Each course runs for 2 weeks - 8.45am to 5pm

Costs

The course costs £295. Payment must be made in cash, in advance.

 

When?

Start Date: Monthly

Duration: 2 weeks, 8.45 - 5.00 (One Off)

Other Fee: £24.00

How is it delivered?

 
The BTEC courses will run over two weeks, with a maximum of 10 trainees per course, and will follow this format:
 WEEK 1

Monday        8:45 - 17.00    Classroom

Tuesday       8:45 - 17.00    Classroom

Wednesday   8:45 - 17.00    Classroom

Thursday      Half day - times to be conirmed for Online Tests  

 WEEK 2 

 

Monday        8:45 - 17.00    Classroom

 

Tuesday       8:45 - 17.00    Classroom

 

Wednesday   8:45 - 17.00    Classroom

 

Thursday      Half day - times to be conirmed for Online Tests

 

BTEC start dates are throughout the year on a regular bases, please contact 01482 353022 for more information.  

Places will be allocated on a 'first come , first served' basis, with the first 10 people to pay being confirmed on to the course.  Payment is £295, cash only, and must be paid in advance of the start date.

 

Availability: 2017-2018

Who can do it?

Age Range: 16-19, 19+

What will you be working towards?

Skills Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Awarding Body: EDEXCEL

Type: Certificate

Level: Level 2

Entry Requirements:

First you will need to attend a pre course assessment at the GTA.  The charge for this assessment is £24.  You are required to achieve a required grade in order to be eligible for the Level 2 BTEC course.  Numeracy and Literacy assessments will be held  every Wednesday, with applicants arriving at 9.00am, for a 9.30am assessment start.  There is a maximum time of 3.5 hours for these.  We will not book anyone onto the BTEC until they have successfully completed the numeracy and literacy assessments.  Applicants should ring and book a place on the assessments, as each session holds a maximum of 10.   Applicants who do not reach the required levels will be given advice and guidance, and will be advised when to come back and redo the assessments.  

To book your assessment please call us on 01482 353022.  

Additional Information

Lead Provider: North Humberside Motor Trades GTA

Course Contact: Vickie Goodair

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