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Taxi Driver VRQ Training

Our taxi training provides learners with the Level 2 Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver VRQ qualification.

This taxi training qualification is a mandatory requirement with near all the local authorities when it comes to issuing a taxi badge. For further information please call 0333 023 7450.

Through becoming one of the UK’s biggest taxi training academies we have built relationships with local authorities that enable us to offer you the help required to get your taxi badge. Our Next Steps Team manage your journey throughout your time with Antrec, offering help and sound advice to each learner.

Do you want a career which is flexible and were you can be your own boss? Sign up to one of our highly-acclaimed taxi driver training courses today!

How to become a taxi driver with Antrec?

  • Be aged 19+.
  • Have held a full UK driving licence for 12 months.
  • In receipt of benefits or,
  • Earning less than £17,550 per year (within Liverpool City Region) and, £16,009.50 outside of Liverpool. Please note funding for outside of Liverpool is limited.

How long is the course?

  • Courses run Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Please note course duration depends on the level each individual learner is working at.

Where will I complete my training?

  • Antrec’s office is based in Bootle (The Investment Centre, 375 Stanley Road, L20 3EF).
  • Training runs from 9.30am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • We can also offer evening and weekend courses – subject to availability.

What is provided on course?

  • Grade 1 training.
  • Testing needed to pass the Taxi VRQ qualification (plus resits if needed).
  • Funding towards purchase of taxi badge. *The cost of 1 year Sefton Council badge (£23.66) or contribution of same amount toward badge purchase.
  • Funding towards DBS application. *DBS funding up to £54.
  • Funding towards medical costs. *Medical funding up to £40.

*All funding is subject to eligibility*

How do I sign up?

  • Call us up on 0333 023 7450
  • Fill in the enquiry form on the right-hand side of the page
  • Provide proof of ID and benefits

Full Service Taxi VRQ Training Academy

We also offer additional services to help prospective taxi drivers get on the road and start to earn a living.

As an optional service we also have a fully qualified Taxi Accountant based on site. As a self employed taxi driver you are required to submit your accounts annually. Our monthly meetings and guidance can make this process seamless. This service costs £10 per month or £110 upfront for a 12 month service. To enquire about this please call 0333 023 7450 or click here.

Other useful information:

  • We work alongside our partners Delta Taxis who will guarantee a place on their fleet for anyone who obtains a taxi badge. PLEASE NOTE: The same amount of funding will be made available to learners who wish to obtain a licence with any other company of their choice.

This programme has been funded by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Adult Education Budget and Education and Skills Funding Agency.

We service those wishing to gain their Taxi VRQ at any borough across the UK and local Knowsley, Sefton, Liverpool, St Helens, Wirral, West Lancashire and Manchester licensing authorities.

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Interested? Why not give us a call and book onto our next course? Call 0333 023 7450 or fill in the enquiry form at the bottom of this page.

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Looking to become a self employed taxi driver?

Sign up to our next Taxi VRQ training course

Our full service taxi driver training is delivered at our Bootle training centre. Training is fully funded (subject to eligibility). We help toward badge, DBS & medical costs, have an onsite Accountant to help get you set up as self employed, and provide in house medicals.

Start your journey with us today!

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