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Safeguarding for Taxi Drivers

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Price
£19 inc VAT
Study method
Online
Duration
2 hours · Self-paced
Access to content
12 months
Qualification
No formal qualification
CPD
10 CPD hours / points
Certificates
  • CDP Accerdited PDF Certificate - Free
  • CPD accredited Hardcopy Certificate - £10.79
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

What makes a taxi driver good? Is merely having good driving skills sufficient? Well, in all truth, it isn't. Yes, excellent driving is one of the many positive traits of a competent taxi driver but a taxi driver also has to be conscious of their surroundings— the people who enter their taxi, the activities that go on in the taxi, the things that people carry with them and so much more.

Every taxi driver should know how to defend themselves at all times. Moreover, these recent years have seen many armed robberies on taxi drivers where cash, phones and other valuable items were stolen. Various weapons, including guns, knives and many more, were used in the robbery. The number doesn’t seem to slow down, so it is high time to take your step. And your first step should be enrolling in our course to learn more about this issue and how you can keep yourself safe.

Learning Outcomes of our Course:

  • Acquire knowledge of passengers' vulnerability and how to work with them
  • Get a detailed overview of the UK safeguarding law and the roles of Taxi Drivers
  • Learn about the principles of safeguarding and how to report concerns
  • Explore human trafficking, domestic violence and the different types of abuse
  • Become fully aware of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
  • Understand all the current issues in safeguarding and how they can be prevented

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  • A 100% learning satisfaction guarantee with your Safeguarding for Taxi Drivers Course

So, without any further ado, get started now. The faster you learn, the sooner you can start building your career in Safeguarding for Taxi Drivers.

CPD

10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Quality Standards

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Description

In this course, we will take you through the UK safeguarding law, passengers' vulnerability, and working with them, safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and offences against children and vulnerable adults. You will also learn about domestic violence, human trafficking, child sexual exploitation and the types of abuse as well as how to report concerns and the good practices in safeguarding.

Moreover, we will discuss all the current issues in safeguarding, like bullying, family abductions, forced engagements, paedophiles, child employment, and so much more.

Courses Curriculum

Here is the curriculum breakdown of the course:

Module 01: Introduction to Safeguarding for Taxi Drivers

  • Passengers Vulnerability
  • Working with Vulnerable Passengers
  • Your Responsibilities
  • UK Safeguarding Law

Module 02: Understanding Abuse

  • Definition of Abuse
  • Types of Abuse
  • Human Trafficking
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Sexual Exploitation

Module 03: Understanding Your Safeguarding Responsibilities

  • Principles of Safeguarding
  • Reporting Concerns
  • Confidentiality
  • What Should You Report
  • Good Practice in Safeguarding

Module 04: Understanding Key Safeguarding Principles

  • What is Safeguarding
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Offences Against Children
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Protection of Vulnerable Adults
  • Offences Against People

Module 05: Current Issues in Safeguarding

  • Bullying
  • Family Abductions
  • Forced Engagements
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Paedophiles
  • The Influence of The Media and Internet
  • Child Employment

Who is this course for?

This self-paced course is suitable for anyone who:

  • Is a taxi driver or an uber driver
  • Is planning to work as a taxi driver or an uber driver
  • Frequently travels by taxi or uber
  • Wants to help out the community by spreading awareness
  • Wants to educate themselves about this issue

Requirements

To enrol in this course, all you need is a basic understanding of the English Language and an internet connection.

Career path

This course will help people in various professions. Here are some of them:

  • Taxi Driver
  • Uber Driver
  • Bus Driver

The salary range for Taxi Driver in the UK is £14,000 to £30,000 per year.

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Certificates

CDP Accerdited PDF Certificate

Digital certificate - Included

CPD accredited Hardcopy Certificate

Hard copy certificate - £10.79

Delivery Charge:

  • Inside the UK: Free
  • Outside the UK: 9.99

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What are CPD hours/points?

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