Minibus Drivers Awareness Scheme (MiDAS)
We provide the Standard MiDAS training and the Full Accessible training. We also provide Refresher training for each course.
The Standard course involves learning the driving techniques in relation to minibuses, their equipment and passenger safety.
The Full Accessible course includes additional training for drivers involved in transporting disabled people who need to use a passenger lift to access the vehicle.
The Refresher courses are designed to update and retest drivers to the current standards of their qualification.
Courses certified by the Community Transport Association (CTA).
Standard – Unit Credit: 1 Level: 2
Full Accessible – Unit Credit: 2 Level: 2
Refresher – Unit Credit: 1 Level: 2
Standard – 6 hours + 1.5 hours driving assessment
Full Accessible – 8 hours + 1.5 hours driving assessment
Refresher – 4 hours + 1.5 hours driving assessment
Cost per person
Standard £95 including CTA certificate.
Full Accessible £115 including CTA certificate.
Refresher £65 including CTA certificate.
Priced per person up to eight full paying candidates.
A ninth candidate will receive a 50% reduction on an individual price.
A tenth candidate will be free of charge.
Maximum course size is 10 candidates.
We can deliver the training at our premises in Alnwick or at another location to suit you. If it is held at another location we will charges travel expenses as follows:
1 – 15 miles £10
16 – 25 miles £15
26 – 36 miles £20
37 – 50 miles £25
51 – 70 miles £30
71 miles plus, please contact the office.