Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver (7552)

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2016
The NVQ in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving can help you offer a professional service as a taxi driver, chauffeur or driver of community transport/private hire. You'll gain a recognised qualification showing you have the skills to deal with passengers, and a good understanding of vehicle and traffic legislation. You could also cover things like taking telephone bookings and transporting children
An NVQ in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving is for anyone aged 19 or over who works as a chauffeur or the driver of a Hackney carriage, private hire vehicle or community transport.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

This qualification covers topics like:

  • Dealing with difficult passengers effectively
  • Operating a community transport service
  • Routinely cleaning passenger transport vehicles
  • Planning routes in the Road Passenger Transport Industry.

To gain an NVQ, you need to show you've got a particular set of skills. You usually work with your training provider to review your current skills and find the best way to gain new ones - perhaps by trying new things at work, or by studying.

NVQs are assessed at work or in a simulated workplace. For each unit your assessor watches and asks questions as you perform a task, or looks at a portfolio of work that you've built as formal evidence of your learning. Then they confirm you've got the skills to do the job well.

For the NVQ in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving you'll also be assessed by assignments.

Is this level right for me?

Level 2

This level is ideal if you are 19 or over and currently work as a taxi driver, chauffeur or driver in community transport or private hire. You want a recognised qualification and a chance to develop your skills further. You might plan to run your own driving business.


What Careers Can This Lead To?

The NVQ in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving could help you get a job as a community transport driver, taxi driver or transport planner/scheduler.

After taking this qualification you could move on to a Level 3 management qualification or take a Level 2 NVQ in Passenger Carrying Vehicle Driving (Bus and Coach).

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

For the NVQ in Road Passenger Vehicle Driving you'll assess learners through assignments.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

All learners must be employed in the road passenger vehicle driving industry. You must make sure they can access all the resources they need to complete the qualification.

Level 2

This level will suit you if you are 19 or over and currently work as a taxi driver, chauffeur or driver in community transport or private hire and you want a recognised qualification and a chance to develop your skills further. You might plan to run your own driving business.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This qualification is for those working in the following roles:

Community transport
Hackney carriage/Private Hire Vehicles (PHV)
Chauffeurs

Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to the role of the professional taxi and private hire driver (7552-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2018

Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to the role of the professional taxi and private hire driver

  • Accreditation No: 600/3755/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 15 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 79 - 79 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2016 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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