Virtual Taxi Safeguarding Classroom Course

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Attend your Taxi Safeguarding Classroom Course from the comfort of your own home

About this event

Before Booking

Please note that not all Local Authorities will accept the attendance of a virtual course as part of your application.  You must check with your Local Authority prior to booking.

Overview

This is an adaptation of our highly interactive classroom-based Taxi Safeguarding course is available to Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers.

The course has been adapted to allow candidates to complete the course using video conferencing instead of attending a classroom setting.

Course Content

The course aims to provide Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers with a knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding, their responsibilities and best practice protocols. The candidate will be able to:

  • Understand what is meant by the term ‘safeguarding’
  • Identify adults at risk and other vulnerable people
  • Understand what is meant by Child Sexual and Criminal Exploitation, Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery and Domestic Abuse.
  • Recognise types of abuse, associated signs and indicators.
  • Identify suspicious activities.
  • Know how, and the whom, they can report concerns.
  • Understand their safeguarding responsibilities and best practice protocols.

Learning will be consolidated via Knowledge Check Questions throughout the course.

This is a CPD Certificate accredited course.

Following successful completion of the course you will receive an e-Certificate (2-3 working days after the course).

The course will run for approximately 2.5 hours.

Locations

The course is carried out from your own home by logging into Zoom, an online video conferencing platform.

Requirements

In order to partake in the course, you will need to download Zoom on your laptop or tablet.  A phone can be used however we recommend the use of a laptop or tablet to give you a larger screen.

Zoom is free to download at https://zoom.us/ .  You must download this well in advance of the training session.  We recommend that you test that it works on your system and that you can use video and audio. 

We will not refund anyone who does not successfully join / complete the course due to their poor connection or if either their camera or microphone are not working - these are essential requirements to be able to successfully participate in the course.

Upon joining the training session, you MUST show your Driving Licence and/or Taxi Badge to the trainer to prove your identity.

If you are attending as a Passenger Assistant you will need to show either your Passport or Council Photo ID upon registration.

If you are unable to attend the course for any reason please provide at least 7 days' notice. We are unable to amend or refund any bookings after this time. Any refunds will be subject to a deduction of the Eventbrite processing fee.

Please note courses may be recorded for training purposes.

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Organiser The Blue Lamp Trust

Organiser of Virtual Taxi Safeguarding Classroom Course

 

The Blue Lamp Trust is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting and enhancing community safety throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

All our profits support the work of the Bobby Scheme, a free service which provides practical home security and safety assistance to the elderly and vulnerable, helping them to feel safe in their homes.

Charitable funds are raised by our commercial business, Blue Lamp Trust (Services) Ltd, which provides a range of training programmes and taxi driver assessments with DVSA-approved assessors.

 

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