Looking to become a driver?

Currently Argyle Satellite are only recruiting drivers licensed by Wirral Council. To apply for an application pack from Wirral Council please call 0151 691 8476 or alternatively send a request for an application pack to licensing@wirral.gov.uk with your full name and postal address.
Wirral Council require all licensed drivers to hold a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate, a medical certificate completed by your own GP and a satisfactory driving licence. In addition to meeting the these requirements applicants are also required to successfully pass the Wirral knowledge test and obtain a Level 2 BTEC qualification in Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver (L2)
The current fees for obtaining your licence are as follows;
  • Initial application and DBS submission fee £108.00 (fee payable to Wirral Council)
  • BTEC training £150.00 (fee payable to training provider)
  • Medical conducted by your own GP £50 – £170 (fee dependent upon your own GP)
  • 3 year taxi/private hire licence £132.00 (fee payable to Wirral Council)
We understand that the fees listed above may be costly, however for a limited time only Argyle Satellite Training Academy is able to assist in offering funding to help cover the costs and help you on your way to becoming a licensed driver 
If you are interested in finding out how Argyle Satellite can support you in becoming a licensed Wirral driver please click this link and fill in the form. And a member of our team will be in touch shortly