• 96%

    of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good

    (On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19plus)

  • We are the College of the Year!

    (Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

  • Earn less than £16,009.50? You may be eligible for FREE study.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
17/09/20203 WeeksEPart-Time - DayBede CampusSkills for Employment

What’s it all about?

This is a unique opportunity for anyone who wants to become a taxi driver; Sunderland College is working with Station Taxi and City Taxi to deliver relevant industry training and provide all criteria needed to work in the industry.

Full DVLA driving licence for 1 year
Be over the age of 21

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery.

Training will include:

Award in Introduction to Road Passenger Transport Industry Careers

Introduction to Road Passenger Transport Industry
Customer Service Skills
Health, safety and Welfare in Road Passenger Transport Industry
Skills for Employm

Your Curriculum Team

Heather Harrop

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What’s next?

All learners will be guaranteed an employer interview for employment on completion of the course.

Careers

Managers and directors in transport and distribution

Managers and directors in transport and distribution plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for the safe, efficient and economic movement of passengers and freight by road, rail, sea and air transport.

Medium Salary

£ 50377

2623 people employed as Managers and directors in transport and distribution in the current year.

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

Aircraft flight deck officers check, regulate, adjust and test engines and other equipment prior to take-off, navigate and pilot aircraft and give flying lessons.

Medium Salary

£ 84260

267 people employed as Aircraft pilots and flight engineers in the current year.

Transport and distribution clerks and assistants

Workers in this unit group perform various clerical functions relating to the transport and distribution of goods and freight.

Medium Salary

£ 23358

2631 people employed as Transport and distribution clerks and assistants in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.