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MiDAS Accessible Training

MiDAS Accessible: Courses & Programs
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The MiDAS Accessible training is a two day course consisting of the the standard MiDAS modules along with the additional Accessible wheelchair modules on day two. 

At 5 Counties MiDAS driver training we pride ourselves in not only the initial training we deliver, but also an ongoing commitment to our customers to help them ensure they are fulfilling their duty of care to their precious cargo. We receive many calls and e-mails with questions from our clients and we are proud to offer all our knowledge from our 33 years within the industry.  

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Our Trainer will come to you for your training, it will take place in your own vehicle and we can train up to 4 people within the two days. The course consists of part Theory and part Practical and a typical course looks like the below:

- Theory session 

- Vehicle Walk Around Checks

- Practical Driving Assessments

- Practical Skills Assessment involving the assisting of wheelchair into vehicle, strapping and securing wheelchair and use of vehicle lift / Ramp.

After completing both theory and practical assessments a certificate will be issued to all successful candidates.

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The objectives of the MiDAS course are:

  • Be assessed to ensure their driving skills are of an acceptable standard

  • Be given help where necessary to improve their minibus driving skills

  • Be aware of the legal, practical and safety issues surrounding minibus driving

  • Be trained in the safe use of accessible minibuses where necessary

  • Receive a certificate which is accepted by other MiDAS members

Practical benefits of MiDAS:

  • Enhanced passenger safety

  • Improved passenger comfort

  • Increased driver confidence

  • Reduced stress on minibus drivers

  • Potential reduction in vehicle running costs

  • Potential reduction in insurance premiums

  • A better image for organisations

  • A better image for minibuses

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