Except from making sure that their passengers have a safe and timely journey, a professional chauffeur is also responsible for providing their passengers a professional experience from pick up to drop off. More specifically general duties of a chauffeur include:
As a minimum requirement, a chauffeur needs to have a valid UK driving licence. It is also important to have years experience and a clean driving history, as most employers take into account a potential drivers history including penalty points and other driving offences.
Some chauffeur companies require their drivers to have certification of safer driving or advanced driver courses. Courses include the IQ Level 3 Chauffeur Training Course and the ROSPA advanced driver course.
As well as a full UK drivers licence and additional driving qualifications a successful chauffeur needs the following skills: