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Our instructors as able to help you on the way to a new career with experience is a taxi, bus and coach driver with mechanical knowledge.
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As a taxi or private hire driver, you would pick up passengers and take them to their destination by the quickest and safest route.
If you like working with people, want a job where you're out and about and one that makes good use of your driving skills, this career may suit you well.
In this job you will need to be able to drive safely. You will also need good customer care skills and the ability to plan your time.
You don't need any formal qualifications to get into this job. However, there are things you need to do in order to work. For example getting an operator's licence, passing criminal records checks and, in many cases, completing a geographical knowledge test.
- Have held a full UK or EEA driving licence for at least 12 months (3 years in London)
- Pass a criminal records check
- be over 18 (21 in many areas including London)
- Pass a medical test
- Pass a geographical test
- Complete a driving skills assessment
- Be a UK or EU citizen or have the right to stay and work in the UK