MIDAS MINIBUS TRAINING CTA APPROVED
MIDAS MINIBUS TRAINING
MIDAS is the Minibus Drivers Awareness Scheme which is coordinated by the CTA UK which promotes a nationally recognised standard for the assessment and training of minibus drivers.
IS YOUR ORGANISATION A - school - academy - NHS group - university - college - care home - then you will want your drivers to reach the national standard for Minibuses which is the MIDAS training.
It promotes enhancing minibus driving standards and to promote safer operation of minibuses. The MIDAS scheme is nationally recognised as "BEST PRACTICE" for those organisations operating under permit 19 guidelines.
CTA UK provides training agency status to suitably qualified organisations and Skegness Driver Training provides a high standard of Minibus training for your organisation at a reasonable cost! All the trainers are DVSA approved driving instructors and fleet trainers of many years experience within the driver trainer industry .
THE MIDAS TRAINING - RAISING STANDARDS
The course provides drivers with road safety education and practical experience of driving a minibus safely. The classroom based training is followed by on-road driver coaching and assessments. Training is normally delivered to a group of 4 drivers but smaller groups can be arranged. The training syllabus covers - legal responsibilities - passenger safety - defensive driving - children safety - health & safety awareness - accident & emergency procedures - personal safety - disability awareness - wheelchair accessible training module (if required) Start times are normally 9am until 4 30 pm but others times can be arranged to suit, to include coffee, lunch and a tea break.
Drivers who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate which is recognised nationally and is valid for 4 years. Midas driver handbooks can also be purchased direct from us at an extra cost!
PRICES FOR THE TRAINING ARE VERY COMPETITIVE AND IN YOUR OWN MINIBUS AT YOUR ESTABLISHMENT OR FROM YOUR HIRE FIRM - THE BUS MUST BE INSURED FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE TRAINING!!!
STANDARD CERTIFICATE TRAINING (NON-ACCESSIBLE) IS £320 per day for 4 drivers
IF YOU HAVE SMALLER GROUPS THE COST IS £280 FOR 3 DRIVERS & £250 FOR 2 DRIVERS - these are to be arranged prior to the day and late changes will still be charged.
ACCESSIBLE TRAINING (WHEELCHAIR MODULE) IS £340 x 4 drivers - £300 x 3 and £280 for 2 drivers.
PLEASE NOTE IF YOUR DRIVERS HAVE A "B" licence (after 1997) then they are restricted to a minibus of no more than 3500kg, prior to 1997 a D1 licence they can drive one over that weight! "B" licence holders will have to fill in a Midas declaration form category "B" prior to the start of the course.
For accessible training with wheelchair pushing and operation and use of lift or ramp, manual handling for your staff would be an advantage. E.G. lifting and pushing techniques.
Please call or use the contact form should you want more information.