MiDAS: Minibus Driving Training


MiDAS Competence Certificate.

MiDAS is a programme developed to enhance the driving and passenger awareness skills of those who drive minibuses. This course is essential for anyone in the voluntary sector who drives a minibus carrying passengers.

Drivers must be over 21 years with 2 years driving experience since obtaining their full driving licence. After successful completion you will receive a MiDAS Competence Certificate and Minibus Drivers Handbook.

This course can be delivered at your premises if required. A module for accessible minibuses is also available.

Course content

  • Driver assessment
  • Legal requirements
  • Passenger safety
  • Child passenger safety
  • Personal safety for drivers
  • Breakdown, accident and emergency procedures

Duration: Half day (evenings or weekends by special arrangement) plus 1 hour practical driving assessment.