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Flexible Entry Part-Time - Day Bede Campus Skills for Employment
Flexible Entry Part-Time - Day Bede Campus Skills for Employment

What’s it all about?

This is a unique opportunity for anyone who wants to become a taxi driver in Sunderland. Sunderland College, Sunderland Council and Station Taxis are working together to deliver relevant industry training to provide all criteria needed to work in the industry. All costs will be covered (not including a medical).

Along with this training you will also have the opportunity to gain a PATs (Passenger Assistance Training) and a First Aid qualification where possible.

There will also be an opportunity to do an award in Business Start-Up - this award will help if you are looking at being self employed.

You must hold a Full DVLA driving licence for a minimum of 1 year or over and be aged 21 or over.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You have have a medical using the Sunderland Council form. You will need to provide your own stationery.

The course will include:

- Employability
- Customer service
- Car Checks
- DBS check
- Knowledge test
- Passenger Assist Training (PATs)
- Licence application support

What’s next?

Following the completion of the course, you could progess onto further study in this area or gain employment as a taxi driver, with the ability to transport passengers safely.

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