Online Patient Transport Certification

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
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT

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.

  • 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
  • Student Manual (V8.1) - Moving and Positioning of People
  • Student Manual (V8.3) - Infection Control
  • Student Manual (V8.6) - First Aid Plus
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
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