This programme is designed to equip Taxi drivers of wheelchair-accessible vehicles with the knowledge and skills to ensure safety in loading, unloading and transporting wheelchair-using passengers using a variety of vehicles.
Our training and assessment are approved under the mandatory requirement for all BCP Wheelchair carrying passenger vehicles and drivers. Whether you require the training because you are new to the industry, or as a refresher for those drivers experienced in safe wheelchair and passenger handling.
It provides a recognised standard of training to people whose role it is to provide care and assistance to passengers travelling by taxis and private hire vehicles
Drivers attending will be able to assist wheelchair users and passengers safely.
Theory, which covers:
NOTE: Following the demonstrations and training, you will be able to practice new skills and techniques prior to your personal assessment
NOTE: Our assessors will be required to confirm your vehicles specialist wheelchair equipment meets a minimum standard of serviceability and is fit for purpose. – If you suspect your specialist equipment may fail to meet the minimum required standard, do not attend this training, as you will fail the course….
Each driver will be required to undertake a practical and short written assessment at the end of the training course to validate competence for certification
Following your training & assessment you will be immediately issued with your personal certificate of attendance and attainment. A copy of your certificate will also be sent to your employer and the BCP Licensing team.