MiDAS is the Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme and is administered by the Community Transport Association. The scheme provides a nationally recognised standard for the assessment and training of minibus drivers and has been designed to enhance minibus driving standards and promote the safer operation of minibuses.

MiDAS Driver Training Standard (Module 1 ) - 1/2 Day


  • The legal, practical and safety requirements of minibus driving

  • Passenger safety (adult and child)

  • Breakdown, accident and emergency procedures

  • Personal safety procedures for drivers

  • Theory assessment test

  • Practical driving assessment

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MiDAS Driver Training Accessible (Module 2 ) - 1/2 Day
£59  (Modules 1&2 combined in 1 Day £109)



  • Disability awareness

  • Wheelchair and passenger restraint equipment training

  • Use of tail lift or ramp equipment and safety advice

  • For further details please contact us.

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MiDAS Passenger Assistant Training - 1/2 Day

PAT’s is the Passenger Assistant Training Scheme, which provides a nationally recognised standard of training to people whose role it is to provide care and assistance to passengers travelling by road. These people may be paid staff, or volunteers and they may be performing the dual role of driver/carer.

  • Module A: The role of the passenger assistant 

  • Module B1: Passenger awareness and assistance 

  • Module B2: Assisting passengers who travel in wheelchairs 

  • Module C1: Supervising children and young people with special needs 

  • Module C2: Working with adults who need care and supervision