Course objective

The objective of this course is to enable existing and new taxi drivers to develop their understanding of how to safeguard and protect children, young people and vulnerable adults as well as how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been abused.

The course will be conducted via video call and will last approximately two and a half hours, you will be sent access details prior to the course starting.

Some local authorities require that you pass a Taxi Driver Safeguarding Course in order to drive a taxi or private hire vehicle.

To find out if your local authority requires you to take a Taxi Driver Safeguarding Course please contact them directly. You should also check that we already work with your local authority to carry out the Taxi Driver Safeguarding Course on their behalf.

Booking your Taxi Driver Safeguarding Course

The course fee is £25.00

The next available course dates are:

Monday 22nd November 2021 – 13:00

Monday 20th December 2021 – 13:00

Monday 17th January 2022 – 13:00

If you require an earlier date than those shown, please contact us on 0330 111 7230 as we may be able to offer you alternative dates

You can book online by clicking the top link button above. You can make payment by credit or debit card or by PayPal. If you don’t have a PayPal account, you can still pay by card. Just click “checkout as guest” on the PayPal login page. You can also make your booking by calling us on 0330 111 7230

Once payment has been made, you will be contacted by a trainer to book your course.

Passing your Taxi Driver Safeguarding Course

At the end of the course, you will be asked to take a knowledge test based on the course content. If you pass the knowledge test, you will receive your pass certificate by email, within 3 working days. The information on your pass certificate cannot be amended once it has been issued. The information contained on your certificate must match the information shown on your driving licence.

Failing the assessment

If you do not pass, you will need to rebook, fill in our booking form and pay for the course again.

Amending or cancelling your Taxi Driver Safeguarding Course

You can easily amend or cancel your Taxi Driver Safeguarding Course once it has been booked. Please call us on 0330 1117230 or email taxi@greenpenny.co.uk to do this. Please ensure you give enough notice to amend or cancel – you must give at least 4 clear working days notice so that you don’t lose your fee (working days = Monday to Friday, not including bank holidays. 4 clear working days, does not include the day you inform us you would like to cancel or the date of the Taxi Driver Safeguarding Course).