Taxi Driver Training – Working in Partnership with Wolverhampton Council

Private Hire Vehicle Driver's License Course is an essential step in receiving your Wolverhampton Taxi Badge. The course includes a variety of topics including safeguarding and plying for hire.

About the course

  • the individual needs to sit this course to progress with their application process for the Wolverhampton badge
  • the test can be sat three times; if you fail the test all three times you will need to wait twelve months before you can start the process again
  • please note that the resit can only be sat once you have taken the full course and only as a second attempt
  • If you decide to take the full course as your second attempt you will not be able to sit a resit and will have to sit the full course three times


  • Private Hire Training Half-day and Knowledge Test cost – 1st and 3rd attempt: £40.00
  • Private Hire  Knowledge Test Resit cost – 1 attempt only: £15.00

Before you start

  • if you are a driver, please download the driver user guide for a step by step of how to successfully create a 'Driver Account'
  • if you are a operator, please download the operator user guide for step by step of how to successfully create a "Operator Account"
  • please note that once registered you will need to remember all login details including reset password details i.e. the answer to your security question
  • if you need to reset your password, please download the Reset your password guide for further information

Book a course

Cancelling your booking

  • if you would like to cancel your booking, please contact the Driver Training team on 01905 843000 (Mon to Fri: 9.00am to 4.30pm) at least 48 working hours before the course begins


The Driver Training team contact number: 01905 843000 (Mon to Fri: 9.00am to 4.30pm)

  • please note that The Driver Training Team cannot book places for Private Hire Courses or change dates
  • if you are looking to book a Hackney Carriage course please ring the Driver Training team

Wolverhampton City Council Licensing Department: 01902 551155

  • if your query concerns for example, a Badge, DBS, Medical matter, please contact Wolverhampton City Council Licensing Department
  • please call this number when you have successfully passed the course