This ProTrainings Course teaches taxi and private-hire drivers about transporting people with a disability.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

International Patient Transport Level 2 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 20 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

This course is designed for taxi drivers and private hire drivers who transport passengers who may have a disability, limited mobility or an impairment.

This course is designed to teach any taxi or private hire driver the important differences to transporting passengers who have a disability or impairment. You will learn how best to help someone to ensure that their journey with you is enjoyable and as possible. You will also learn how to help keep yourself safe and free of Injury while helping someone or assisting them to get about.

At ProTrainings we believe training should not end when the class finishes, we also believe that you should have as much choice as possible in the way your training is delivered, to make it more convenient and flexible to fit in around busy work schedules and other commitments.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Hospital cars
  • Taxis
  • Private hire cars
  • Public transport
  • Families
  • Patient handling companies

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (3.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 20 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Protecting the passenger's dignity
  • Keeping personal possessions safe 
  • Communication and keeping passengers informed 
  • Ergonomics and your back 
  • Avoiding back injuries 
  • Transporting medical devices 
  • Giving people time 
  • Travelling with assistance or service dogs 
  • Aids to keep in your vehicle 
  • Hearing problems 
  • Sight problems 
  • Prevention of falls 
  • Assisting a falling passenger 
  • Walking aids 
  • Special considerations when using a wheelchair 
  • Manual wheelchairs 
  • Using Manual Wheelchairs On Slopes And Kerbs 
  • Electric wheelchairs 
  • Assisting a passenger to your vehicle 
  • Assisting a passenger into your vehicle 
  • Assisting a passenger from your vehicle 
  • Car accidents and breakdowns 
  • Helping a sick or injured passenger
  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V8.6 - 2021 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Infection Control Student Manual V8.1
  • ProTrainings Moving and Positioning of People Student Manual V8.1
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 350 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

Do you have 360 videos on your courses?

Yes, we are adding 360 videos to many courses. These videos can be viewed on any device and allow you to see the video around 360 degrees to gain a better insight into the film. We use these for things like first aid and health and safety and will be adding more in the coming weeks.

Are your courses Endorsed?

Yes, all ProTrainings courses are Endorsed by TQUK in addition to other approvals and endorsements to give you a quality compliant qualification for your courses whatever delivery method you take.

Why do I need accredited training courses?

Whether you are employed, running a business or taking training for other reasons, you need to ensure the course is trustworthy and will pass due diligence checks.  Taking courses that are accredited gives you peace of mind of the quality, compliance and that your certificate will be accepted. Choosing ISO companies to ensure they are externally verified.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class course locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

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