MiDAS Drivers

MiDAS is the Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme a nationally recognised  and accredited scheme based on best practice and designed to help improve minibus safety and enhance passenger safety and comfort.

Course details

  • Theory training in defensive driving, passenger safety, accident and emergency procedures and legal issues around passenger transport.
  • A multiple choice theory test
  • A driving assessment in a minibus.
  • Additional training for driving an accessible vehicle including safe use of wheelchair tie-downs and use of passenger lift.

Who should attend?

Any minibus driver from any organisation - from a small voluntary scheme that are hiring a minibus, to schools and colleges, to a local authority that operates its own fleet. Please check: Are you entitled to drive a minibus?

Costs

  • Standard MiDAS £73.00
  • Accessible MiDAS £98.00

MiDAS driver's certificates last for 4 years.

Contact PTTA

01597 828 651
Powys Transport Training Agency
PAVO
Unit 30 / Unid 30
Ddole Rd Enterprise Park
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 6DF

Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 6DF

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
Newtown
Powys
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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