Taxi Safeguarding and Equalities Training
Safeguarding and Equalities Training is mandatory for ALL drivers licensed by Stroud. Please see below for training dates and availability.
All taxi and private hire drivers licensed with Stroud District Council must complete Safeguarding and Equalities Training before a licence is issued. You must pay the fee and book the training directly through the provider. The cost for training at all locations is £40.
Once licensed all taxi and private hire drivers must complete refresher Safeguarding and Equalities Training every three years.
Drivers licensed before 1st September 2021 must complete the refresher Safeguarding and Equalities Training by 30 September 2024.
Cheltenham Borough Council
For dates please refer to Taxi and private hire training overview | Taxi and private hire training | Cheltenham Borough Council
Once you have chosen your preferred date, you can apply and pay online:
Gloucester City Council
Civic Suite, 3rd floor, North Warehouse, Gloucester GL1 2EP. Please pay for the spaces by calling 01452 396396.
- 18 October 2023 10.15 – 1.15pm
- 20 November 2023 - 10.15 - 1.15pm
- 12 December 2023 - 10.15 - 1.15pm
- 27 Feb 2024 - 10.15 - 1.15pm
Tewkesbury Borough Council
Severn Room, Tewkesbury Borough Council, Public Services Centre, Gloucester Road, Tewkesbury, GL20 5TT
12 December 2023 - 10.15 - 1.15pm - this date has been moved to Gloucester City
- 24 Jan 2024 - 10.15 - 1.15pm
- 20 March 2024 - 10.15 - 1.15pm
To book please pay for your space here Payments - Tewkesbury Borough Council using ‘Safeguarding Training’. Then email your booking reference to email@example.com with your name, badge number (or state new applicant if you are one) and preferred course date. You will receive a confirmation from the team.
Cotswold District Council
Council Chamber, Cotswold District Council, Main Offices, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. GL7 1PX
- Tuesday 16th January 2024 - 10:15am
- Tuesday 13th February 2024 - 10:15am
- Monday 8th April 2024 - 10:15am
Please call 01285 623000 and speak to a customer services advisor to book your place and make your payment quoting payment code R9606 REG002. You will receive a booking confirmation email from the Licensing Team.
Forest of Dean District Council
Council Chamber, Forest of Dean District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire. GL16 8HG
- Thursday 7th December 2023 - 10:15am
- Tuesday 5th March 2024 - 10:15am
Please call 01594 810000 and speak to a customer services advisor to book your place and make your payment quoting payment code R9606 REG002. You will receive a booking confirmation email from the Licensing Team.
Safeguarding training is mandatory for licensed taxi and private hire drivers because they are in a privileged position of knowing a lot about the communities that they work in and sometimes they are witness to issues relating to vulnerable children and adults. We aim to make Stroud District taxi and private hire drivers aware of these issues and how to report anything that they may notice.