Course objective

This qualification is suitable for all persons and will provide an understanding of safeguarding which can be used in a workplace, activity group or any instance where a person comes into contact with children or adults at risk. The qualification provides learners with the knowledge to identify a safeguarding concern, record a disclosure and report to the appropriate person.

You can download our information PDF by clicking on the link below:

Download Safeguarding (Distance Learning) Info PDF

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 four hours, you will be sent access details prior to the course starting.

Some local authorities require that you pass a Safeguarding Course in order to be licensed to drive a Hackney Carriage or Private Hire vehicle. To find out if your local authority requires you to take a Safeguarding Course please contact them directly. You should also check that we already work with your local authority to carry out a Safeguarding Course on their behalf.

Booking your Safeguarding Course

The course fee is £25.00

Once you have purchased this course, we will contact you to book your place onto a course date. If you require any further information, please contact us on 0330 111 7230

Amending or cancelling your Safeguarding Course

You can amend or cancel your Safeguarding Course once it has been booked. Please call us on 0330 111 7230 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 Safeguarding Course).