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Training to Badge - New Taxi Driver Training and Support

North East Taxi Academy is a training provider enabling community members to return to work following long term unemployment or facilitating a successful change in career.

North East Taxi Academy provides guidance and support via a dedicated trainer, ensuring our trainees have the best access to up to date and relevant legislative information – making the transition as hassle free as possible.

About the role

Training is provided to applicants over 25 years of age (for insurance purposes) whom have a full clean UK driver license and 1-year driving experience.

The role provides flexible full-time hours on a self-employed basis. There is no limit on the number of hours a driver wishes to work.

What we provide:

  • 3-week training course leading to a taxi license:
  • Driver training with an experienced instructor prior to the driving assessment
  • Support and guidance in advance of the local authority knowledge tests
  • Completion of Disclosure and Barring Service Checks
  • Assistance to complete Disability Awareness and Safeguarding certificates

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Who to contact

Contact Name
Leigh Ions
Contact Position
Office Manager/Administrator
01642 666 665
North East Taxi Academy

Where to go

North East Taxi Academy
2, Princess Street
TS17 6AL

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Training sessions are varied and flexible

Other Details


Referral required
Referral Details

We welcome enquiries by phone, email, online application via a job site and walk ins.

We have no end date for recruitment and are flexible for learners availability for training.

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