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Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme – MiDAS

 

In conjunction with the Community Transport Association (CTA), SACT are pleased to announce a new service to member and non-member drivers alike – MiDAS Driver Training.

MiDAS is the industry-wide recognised standard for drivers of minibuses. For beginners and all advanced levels of experienced drivers this certificate provides the quality backbone your organisations’ drivers need.

There are four courses available

Standard Induction:

This is the core training for all minibus drivers and is a mandatory course to start your training with. A range of topics including legal elements, weights and reversing followed by a driver assessment and theory test. The MiDAS driver handbook is distributed with this course. This certificate last for 4 years. The course last approximately 3 hours plus 1 hours driving assessment.

Standard Refresher

A short refresher course designed to extend a standard certificate for a further four years, containing updates since the induction training, driver assessment and theory test. The course last approximately 2 hours plus 1 hours driving assessment.

Advanced Induction:

If your minibuses carry wheelchairs you will want your drivers trained in best practice for the comfort and safety of your passengers. Added to the standard induction as above is WTORS (Wheelchair Tie-down and Occupant Restraint System) with theory and practical demonstrations. Theory tests and driver assessment are also included. The course last approximately 6 hours plus 1 hours driving assessment.

Advanced Refresher:

A short refresher course designed to extend an advanced certificate for a further four years, containing updates since the advanced induction training, driver assessment and theory test. The course last approximately 3 hours plus 1 hours driving assessment.

Course Costs

Per attendee:

SACT - MiDAS Training Costs 2019

 

 

 

If you have a number of drivers requiring a certificate we can arrange a group training session at your location, if preferred.

Latest Course Dates:

Standard and Advanced Induction:, 22/1/19, 28/2/19

Standard and Advanced Refresher 14/2/19, 28/3/19

 

To book a place for yourself or driver(s) on a course use the booking calendar or call  Catriona or Mike on  01292 270864