APPLY NOW TO BECOME A WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TAXI DRIVER IN NSW

The cost for WATS Training is $300*


What you need to complete the Online Application?

  • A NSW Drivers Licence (image required)

  • Taxi Driver Authority / ID Card (image required)  

  • A letter from your Taxi Network confirming you have completed 48 shifts providing a Taxi Service (image required)

  • Complete the application form below, and upload documents

  • Read and accept/agree with the Fitness Declaration & Operations terms and conditions

  • Make an online payment for $300 via debit/credit card after submitting the form below

Please note -

  1. Only Paid Applications will be processed

  2. If you are in a Regional NSW Location, please contact your Service Provider.

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Click here to upload the letter
Click here to upload your Driver Authority Card
Click here to upload your Drivers Licence
 
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TAXICARE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TAXI (WAT) SERVICES DRIVER TRAINING

The TAXICARE Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Service Training Program is designed for people who want to train as a Driver of Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in NSW. The Job of driving a WAT is very rewarding. Developing close and long term relationships with your customers is the one of the key success factors for WATS drivers in NSW. 

The program aims to develop competency to transport passengers with disabilities in the Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in NSW. Furthermore, the program is designed for people who wish to apply to drive a WATs in NSW. The program is also suitable for a range of people who are involved in the transport of passengers using Wheelchairs

It consists of five modules of study and a practical (operation of vehicle equipment; simulation interaction with customer) as well as written assessment (2 written assessments) component. The five modules are: 

  1. Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Driving 

  2. Wheelchair Accessible Taxi & Equipment 

  3. Radio Booking Procedures

  4. Taxi Transport Subsidy Scheme

  5. Customer Service

On completion of the program, including the study requirements as well as satisfactory assessment, Certificates are issued for Taxicare Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Service Driver Training Program. 

Please go to the section below to apply now. 

 

NEXT WATS COURSE DATES -


2ND AND 3RD DECEMBER 2021

 

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

We will review and verify your application, and send you a confirmation email and further information about the attending the course