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					                                                  Taxi driver
                                                  PPV Ancillary Certificate
                                                  Information about training courses and testing for licences



Taxi driving—more than                                 Eligibility criteria                            Apply for an ancillary
just a job                                                                                             certificate to drive a taxi
                                                          You must obtain a letter of
If you like driving, enjoying meeting people               authorisation from Service Tasmania by         Complete an application for an ancillary
and seek the freedom of setting your own                   submitting a completed application for          certificate to drive a Taxicab (available
work pace, taxi driving might appeal to you.               an ancillary certificate to drive a taxi.       from Service Tasmania).
Taxis are a very important part of the public
                                                          Minimum age is 20 years.                       Complete a commercial drivers health
transport system, with many people relying
                                                                                                           assessment (available from Service
on them for their total transport needs.                  Applicants under 21 years of age must           Tasmania).
     Along with the stable domestic work,                  have held a licence for 2 out of the last
the growth of Tasmania’s tourist industry                                                                 Obtain a national police report on traffic
                                                           3 years.
provides some exciting and rewarding                                                                       and criminal convictions.
prospects for the taxi industry. Taxi drivers             Applicants 21 years of age or over must
                                                                                                          Successfully complete a TAXI driver
are on the front line and are usually the first            have held a licence for at least 1 out of
                                                                                                           training course provided by Driver Safety
contact for visitors.                                      the last 3 years.
                                                                                                           Services.
     Reward is based on effort, and                       You must be of good character.                 Submit the completed application,
increases with skill and the level of service
                                                          You must have a satisfactory driving            commercial drivers health assessment
provided to the client. A reliable
                                                           record.                                         and Police report to Service Tasmania.
professional taxi service is very important
to Tasmania’s future.                                     You must be medically fit.                     If your application is approved, Transport
                                                                                                           Tasmania will issue you with a letter of
                                                          You must be able to perform simple              authorisation.
                                                           mathematical calculations.
                                                                                                          Once you have successfully completed
                                                          You must be able to show you can                your training course, and presented your
                                                           understand basic English.                       letter of authorisation, Driver Safety
                                                                                                           Services will provide you with a
                                                          You must be able to read a street atlas.
                                                                                                           ‘Certificate of Competence’
                                                                                                          Present your Driver Safety Services
                                                                                                           ;Certificate of Competence’ to a Service
                                                                                                           Tasmania outlet for issue of your ancillary
                                                                                                           certificate.

                                                                                                                For more information contact
                                                                                                                    Driver Safety Services




   Transport Industries Skills      |   Freecall 1800 834 436                 |   5 Lamb Place,        ISO 9001  Quality Assured
   Centre Inc. trading as           |   training@driversafetyservices.com     |   Cambridge TAS 7170
   Driver Safety Services           |   Fax (03) 6248 5624                    |                        Registered Training Organisation

    Revised November 2009
                                            Taxi driver
                                            PPV Ancillary Certificate
                                            Information about training courses and testing for licences




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Transport Industries Skills    |   Freecall 1800 834 436               |   5 Lamb Place,        ISO 9001  Quality Assured
Centre Inc. trading as         |   training@driversafetyservices.com   |   Cambridge TAS 7170
Driver Safety Services         |   Fax (03) 6248 5624                  |                        Registered Training Organisation

 Revised November 2009
 Qualifications                                                     Structure of the course
 People who successfully complete all assessments                   The course consists of classroom sessions for the knowledge part. This takes two and
 will receive a statement of attainment that                        a half days. Practical training and assessments follow on days three, four or five.
 confirms you have completed the following units
                                                                    Topics
 from the National Transport and Distribution
 (Road Transport) Training Package.                                 The course covers all aspects of operating a taxi in Tasmania, including:

                                                                       Taxi rules and regulations
    Code             Title
                                                                       Theory of defensive driving
    TLIC907C         Driver Taxi-cab
                                                                       Transport Access Scheme

    TLIB407C         Carry out vehicle inspection                      Map reading

                                                                       Road rules
    TLIE807C         Process workplace
                                                                       LPG procedures (practical)
                     documentation
                                                                       Wheelchair access requirements

    TLIH107D         Interpret road maps and                           Applicable knowledge assessments
                     navigate pre-determined
                     routes                                            Practical assessments


                                                                    Further information
    TLIQ107D         Conduct financial transactions                 You can get further information about the course and the qualification from:
                                                                      Driver Safety Services
    TLIC1107C        Transport passengers with                        Service Tasmania.
                     disabilities


 A ‘Certificate of competence’ is also issued to
 those people applying for an Ancillary certificate
 (Taxi), on receipt of a letter of authorisation from
 Service Tasmania.

 Course fees
 $390.00 (subject to alteration)

 Locations
 We conduct courses regularly at
   Hobart
   Launceston
   North West Coast

                                                                    Also available from Driver Safety Services
                                                                    Crash free driver education                   Accreditation for:
                                                                    We teach drivers to understand and             Log truck
                                                                    modify their driving behaviour.                Livestock transport
                                                                                                                  Skills training for:
                                                                    Gain a licence for                             4WD (on or off road)
                                                                     Heavy vehicles – All Classes                 Motorcycle
                                                                     Forklift
                                                                     Dangerous Goods                             1800 834 436
                                                                                                                  training@driversafetyservices.com


Transport Industries Skills     |      Freecall 1800 834 436               |   5 Lamb Place,                ISO 9001  Quality Assured
Centre Inc. trading as          |      training@driversafetyservices.com   |   Cambridge TAS 7170
Driver Safety Services          |      Fax (03) 6248 5624                  |                                Registered Training Organisation

 Revised November 2009

				
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