Subject Area

Road Passenger Transport

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

5 weeks



Course Level


Home / Course / Taxi Driver Academy: Introduction to Careers in Road Passenger Transport

Who is this course for?

The Road Passenger Transport Industry qualifications are designed to provide an introduction to the Road Passenger Transport industry. You will gain knowledge in problem solving, communication, employability skills, health and safety within the industry and in specific job roles within the industry.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You must hold a valid full car driving licence and be aged 21 and over.

You are required to have English (written and verbal) and Math skills at Level 1

What are the key things you'll learn?

Health and Safety


Passenger Assist Training

Passenger transport vehicle maintenance

Customer Service Skills

Communication Skills

First Aid

Planning passenger transport routes

Safe driving of passenger transport vehicles

Problem Solving

How you will learn

You will complete the programme of study via classroom, practical and workplace training.

Where could this course take you?

On successful completion of the course you will have a guaranteed interview with one of two very successful local Taxi companies. This can then lead to the opportunity for employment within the Road Passenger Transport Industry.

What costs will you incur?

Driving Licence Check : £4.75

Taxi Vehicle Licence upgrade to 3 years : £28.30 (Optional)

Costs covered: Knowledge Test, Medical, Enhanced DBS, 1 year Licence.

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