Minibus Driver Training (MiDAS Scheme) Standard

Course Aims and Objectives

MiDAS is the recognised Minibus Awareness scheme. Its aim is to promote a national recognised
standard for the training and assessment of minibus drivers. It has been designed to enhance minibus
driving standards and promote the safer operation of minibuses. Training is delivered in two parts and
consists of a theory session and practical driving assessment.

This course is for standard minibus only and does not cover accessible minibus.

Contents and Course Design

  • Legal Responsibilities of a Minibus Driver
  • Passenger Safety
  • Child Passenger Safety
  • Child Passenger Safety
  • Defensive Driving
  • Manual Handling Awareness
  • Health & Safety Awareness
  • Accident & Emergency Procedures
  • Personal Safety for Drivers

Course Dates

To suit Customers requirements

Course Location

Customer’s Premises

Course Duration

1 Day

Delivery Method

1:4 Candidate/Instructor Ratio (maximum of 4)
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


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