Minibus Driver Training (MiDAS Scheme) Accessible

Course Aims and Objectives

MiDAS is the recognised Minibus Awareness scheme. Its aim is to improve passenger safety by providing the necessary skills for those who have responsibility of driving passengers with disabilities and provides information to allow drivers to understand and meet the needs of their passengers.

This course overview is for accessible only but can be incorporated with the standard course if it hasn’t been previously acquired.

Contents and Course Design

  • The Disability Discrimination Act (1995 as Amended 2005)
  • Disability Awareness
  • Safe use of Wheelchair & Passenger Restraint Equipment & Lifts
  • Statistic Information on Disability
  • The Social Model of Disability
  • Language Issues
  • Driver Etiquette
  • Communication Issues for those with Disabilities

Course Dates

To suit Customers requirements

Course Location

Customer’s Premises

Course Duration

1 Day (if Standard Certificate has been acquired previously) 2 Day (if incorporating Standard Certificate)

Delivery Method

1:5 Candidate/Instructor Ratio (maximum of 5) Theory and Practical Driving Assessment

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Course Locations

Manchester Academy

Academy House, 255 Gloucester Street, Atherton, Manchester, M46 0JD

Call: 01942 874 686

Burnley Academy

17 Kestrel Court, Network 65 Business Park, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 5NA

Call: 01282 332 098


Some of our courses are available to be delivered on-site at your premises, please enquire to see if this course is available.

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