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BTEC Specialist Qualifications  | Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver (Level 2)

14 April 2011

Onscreen Tests for the BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver (QCF)

The new BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver (600/0049/1) has been accredited onto the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for first teaching from January 2011.

This nine-unit qualification will be tested by seven onscreen tests which will be available on demand, and an observation record/witness testimony to cover the practical assessment of Learning Outcomes 5 and 6 in Unit 6: Taxi and private hire services for passengers who require assistance. Further information on the assessment can be found in the specification (page 5 onwards). 

The first tests for this qualification are now available. These are:

Test  Covering 
Test One  Unit 1: Health and safety in the taxi and private hire work environment
Test Three  Unit 3: Professional customer service in the taxi and private hire industry
 and
 Unit 4: Taxi and private hire vehicle maintenance and safety inspections
Test Six  Unit 7: Routes and fares in the taxi and private hire vehicle industries


From Tuesday 3 May 2011 the remaining four tests will be rolled out. These are:

Test Covering 
Test Two Unit 2: Road safety when driving passengers in a taxi or private hire vehicle
Test Four Unit 5: The regulatory framework of the taxi and private hire industry
Test Five Unit 6: Taxi and private hire services for passengers who require assistance
Test Seven Unit 8: Transporting of parcels, luggage and other items in the taxi and private hire industries,
and
Unit 9: Transporting of children and young persons by taxi or private hire vehicle.


 

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