This qualification has been transitioned from the QCF to the RQF. During this transition, no changes were made to the content, qualification structure or GLH.
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals who wish to demonstrate their competencies as taxi and private hire drivers.
How long will it take?
The total qualification time for this qualification is 360 hours and of this 161 are recommended as guided learning hours.
These include health and safety of the taxi and private hire driver and passengers, professional customer service in the taxi and private hire industries, safe and legal vehicle for transporting passengers by taxi and/or private hire, transport parcels, luggage and other items in the taxi and private hire industries, paying passengers within the regulatory framework of the taxi industry and plan routes in the taxi and private hire industries.
This qualification is assessed by a portfolio of evidence.
A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.