Please note that the office is closed for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Bookings will be processed upon our return on Tuesday 23 April

An observed assessment based upon the safe loading, securing and unloading of a wheelchair to and from a wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Overview

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a variety of skills such as correctly positioning the vehicle for disabled access, assembly of the wheelchair ramp/lift, securing the wheelchair passenger in place using clamping equipment, as well as safely unloading the wheelchair. The driver will also be expected to provide a running commentary / role play throughout the assessment to display their knowledge. 

Successful candidates will be issued with a copy of their marking sheet and a pass certificate

Candidates can also combine their wheelchair assessment together with a taxi driver assessment as a block booking at a discounted rate.

Locations

Wheelchair assessments are currently available for the following local authorities:

  • Ashford
  • Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council
  • Bedford Borough Council
  • Bracknell Forest Council
  • Canterbury City Council
  • Chichester District Council
  • Guildford Borough Council
  • Havant Borough Council
  • Portsmouth City Council
  • Rushmoor Borough Council
  • Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC)
  • South Derbyshire District Council
  • West Berkshire District Council
  • Wokingham Borough Council
  • Wycombe District Council

Booking

All bookings should be made online using the RED links on this page. For enquiries call the office on 0333 700 0157, Monday to Friday 09:30 – 15:00

Wheelchair Assessment

£40 (Inclusive of VAT)
30 Minute Session
1:1 Assessment
Candidate must provide a wheelchair accessible vehicle
The Assessor will provide a wheelchair
FAQ Guide

Combination Assessment

Candidates can combine their wheelchair assessment together with a taxi driver assessment as a block booking at a discounted rate.

£117 (inclusive of VAT)

90 Minute Session

1:1 Assessment

Candidate must provide a suitable vehicle Learn moreYour vehicle must be:
Right-hand drive
Have less than 9 passenger seats
Weigh no more than 3.5t
Have 4 wheels
Have head restraints in all seats
Have an unobstructed rear window
Not be a van or convertible car

Candidate must also provide wheelchair accessible vehicle for the wheelchair element

 The Assessor with provide a wheelchair

FAQ guide

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