MiDAS (Minibus Driver Assessment Scheme)
MiDAS is the Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme, administered by the Community Transport Association (CTA) which promotes a nationally recognised standard for the assessment and training of minibus drivers. The courses are designed to enhance minibus driving standards and promote the safer operation of minibuses and passenger transport.
Who is it aimed at?
MiDAS is applicable to any organisation operating or using minibuses. Member organisations range from small voluntary organisations operating one vehicle, to local authorities operating large fleets of minibuses as well as many Care Home groups, schools, colleges and universities.
What is involved in the course?
The Standard course runs for one day and concentrates on driving the minibus safely and economically.
All courses are a mixture of classroom training, theory tests and practical assessment throughout.
How much does it cost?
Standard course – £105 per person – min 3, max 4 per course.