Dementia Awareness for Taxi and Private Hire Drivers - Level 2

Course Code: WN1EE8195


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fees
21/10/2021Bispham Campus1.5 Hours / £40.00Book
11/11/2021Bispham Campus1.5 Hours / £40.00Book
25/11/2021Bispham Campus1.5 Hours / £40.00Book
02/12/2021Bispham Campus1.5 Hours / £40.00Book
06/01/2022Bispham Campus1.5 Hours / £40.00Book

Course Overview

This course runs for 1.5 hours and will provide learners with knowledge and understanding to help care for passengers in their taxi cab.  This programme is mandatory for all Blackpool Hackney/Private Hire drivers.  The programme will include: 

  • Dementia awareness
  • The person centred approach to support of individuals with dementia
  • Understand equality, diversity and inclusion for individuals with dementia
  • Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
  • Understand the benefits of improved communication for persons with dementia

Entry Requirements

You will need to obtain a Hackney or Private Hire badge from Blackpool Borough Council.  This course needs to be completed within 12 months of obtaining your badge.

Career Options and Progression

Teaching and Learning Methods

Learners will be provided with all of the necessary materials to complete the programme. They will also have the opportunity to discuss practical experiences within the job and complete a  series of reflective exercises to gather a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence.
Additional learning support is available if required.

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of business to business courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. Our teaching staff are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
Disabled Confident
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