Distance Online Courses @ Private Hire Academy

Encompassing over 10 years in the Private Hire industry, we have had assimilated a wealth of experience in this domain.
  • Flexible training programme for applicants interested in getting fast results in the private hire knowledge test.
  • We will guide you to obtain the taxi driving licence in one of the ten Districts that we cover across the England.
  • These courses consist exclusively in distance online learning via our portal.
Our online studies, are covering the full course in three up to twelve weeks, depending on the Council.
Over 93% of our candidates have passed the KT on their first attempt.

With PHA's portal you will gain full online access to all study material necessary to pass the KT in the Council of your interest, including hundreds of questions structured in mock tests.

Private Hire Academy is also a Person Certified Testing Centre authorised to hold the Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver.
  • Qualification

    Qualify as a taxi
    or private hire driver
    1- Flexibility
    2- Secure income
    3- Sociability

  • Course fee

    The price for one course could be £145 up to £284, depending on the district or level of tutoring required.
    This includes 24/7 online access, while your account is active, to the PHA's e-learning portal with thousands of quizzes.

  • Requirements

    1- Be "fit and proper" person to hold a private hire driver's licence
    2- Be over 21 years of age
    3- You must have held a full motor car driving licence issued by DVLA for at least 24 months

  • Time to work

    Once you have successfully passed all tests and having all your documents ready, your Local Council will release you the taxi driver badge.

  • Studying for the test

    By following our studying methods, you will improve your orientation ability while assimilating the names of main roads & landmarks in your Local District. Highly specialised tutoring on Private Hire legislation.
  • Learning methods

    In the course we are offering full support for candidates to understand legislation in the taxi & private hire industry in the UK, teaching you how to learn quicker the local topography, all landmarks and what you should expect on the official assessment.
  • Over 500 drivers

    In the last five years, we have successfully supported over 500 drivers to get their taxi & private hire licence using our intensive training course.
  • Eleven UK Councils

    Online courses running for the following councils: Havant, Portsmouth, Fareham, Chichester, Lewes, Brighton & Hove, New Forest, Southampton, Manchester, Sheffield and South Cambridgeshire.