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Disability Awareness course for Taxi and mini cab drivers

 Disability Awareness have partnered up with support organisations and charities to provide the best E-learning courses, we have over 150 years experience among our consultants and they include Sir Bert Massie CBE former commissioner for the disability rights commission and Mike Elkerton MBE  for services to disability. We are proud to offer dedicated courses in different market sectors and here is our Taxi and mini cab drivers disability awareness course as Licensing Authorities around the UK are starting to insist that taxi drivers complete a Disability Awareness Training when they apply for their licence and on renewal

Taxi drivers and private hire drivers take thousands of fares in any one year.  You can guarantee that potentially hundreds of those people have some form of disability – many of which are hidden. Disability isn’t all about wheelchairs – in fact wheelchair users make up just 5% of the disabled population

This Disability Awareness Training for taxi and private hire drivers module gives an excellent introduction to you in a subject where you may feel uncomfortable and uncertain but  want to get things right. The aim of this training is to help you to be more confident in your day-to-day dealings with disabled people.

Apart from understanding your moral obligations, there’s also the legal side to think about. You may not understand the implications of The Equality Act 2010 for disabled people, their families, service providers and employers. Disability Awareness Training for Taxi and  Private Hire Divers covers:

  • What is disability?
  • The different types of impairments
  • Legislation regarding customers and disability discrimination
  • Practical advice on how to meet the needs of disabled people.

Our Disability Awareness Training for Taxi Drivers and Private Hire Drivers module is a basic introduction to Disability Awareness. it is completed online and can be paused and restarted at anytime.

When you have finished the training you will be more confident and, therefore, able to give disabled people the same high-level of service that you  give to everyone else. And to confirm your achievement you get instant access to your downloadable certificate – and we’ll e-mail you a copy too.

What the Law Commission has to say about Disability Awareness Training…In its report and Draft Bill on Taxi and Private Hire (published on 23rd May 2014) the Law Commission said:

“We will continue to recommend that all drivers should undergo disability awareness training.”

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  • 99 Days
  • Course Certificate

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