To be a taxi driver in NSW, you must pass an English assessment acceptable to Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) to make sure your level of English is not lower than the National Minimum English Standard. This level has been set to ensure that taxi drivers have sufficient English to be able to carry out their service effectively and to communicate comfortably, in English, with the general public.
Test Dates: Yet to be confirmed for 2020
The assessment contains four parts:
- Writing; and
The written format of listening, reading and writing will take around 45 minutes. The individual speaking test is 10 minutes. You will be informed of your speaking test time when you apply.
How to Enrol
Enrol in person at The College English Programs Office:
Level 4, 8 Australia Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following documents:
- A completed and signed Taxi Drivers English Assessment Test Application Form
- A copy of payment receipt
- A copy of photo identity (e.g. Driver's Licence or Passport)
Fees and Cancellations
$175.00 inclusive of GST.
Please pay your test fees via OneStop. No cash or cheques will be accepted.
If you would like to cancel your test or request to have your test date changed, you must contact us by calling 9685 9734 one week prior to your test date.
No refunds or transfers will be given without one week's notice.
If you wish to appeal after you have received your results, follow the directions in your letter. You must appeal within 21 days. The cost is $55 inclusive of GST.
Test dates for 2020 yet to be confirmed.
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