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Taxi and private hire training

Taxi and private hire training overview

The Safeguarding sessions are delivered remotely via video conferencing tools.  Each session will last between 2 and 2 ½ hours.  Candidates should access the meeting by laptop/ tablet – phones are not ideal as the presentation is screen shared.

The dates and times are as follows:

  •  03/09 – 12:15 hours start
  • 15/10 – 10:00 hours start
  • 12/11 – 10:00 hours start


Whole day session


Morning attendance only


Geographical knowledge test resit*


*Cheltenham private hire drivers who have already attended the training day but would like to upgrade to a hackney carriage licence will be required to pay the £35 fee to resit the hackney carriage geographical knowledge test.

Booking and joining instructions

To book your place, please contact the licensing section on 01242 264135, Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00. Alternatively, please send an email to giving us your full name, a contact number and which licensing authority you are licensed with/applying to. The fee is payable at the time of booking.