An award winning, nationally recognised standard for minibus driver training, MiDAS is for those who drive a minibus on a voluntary, not-for-profit and/or on an  occasional basis. 

Delegates attend  interactive sessions covering legal responsibilities, defensive driving, breakdown procedures and passenger safety, followed by an on-road driving assessment with personal feedback.


Training is delivered in three parts;

  • The first part comprises of an interactive classroom session covering legal responsibilities, defensive driving, breakdown procedures and passenger safety.
  • The second part comprises of a multiple choice theory assessment.
  • The third comprises of a practical driving assessment comprising of at least 30 minutes with the trainer.

Standard MiDAS training usually takes 4–5 hours to complete, usually with a maximum of four learners,  as this allows enough time to be able to complete the practical assessments in one day.

Standard MiDAS training prices are as follows: 

  • Standard MiDAS Training - £119.00
  • Accessible Module as an add-on only - £49.00 (Candidate must hold current MiDAS Standard Certificate)
  • A discount may apply for group bookings.

Training can take place at your own site if you have a suitable space. Travel costs for the Trainer will be applied at 0.45p per mile from the CT Training site.

Vehicles
If a visit to your site is required to carry out the training and you do not have your own minibus for use, CT can provide a minibus for an additional charge.

CT Training has training facilities at its sites in Birmingham, Bilston and Newcastle if you prefer to travel to us.

MiDAS refresher course

Your MiDAS certificate  lasts for four years; however, CT Training delivers the MiDAS refresher course to inform learners of any new information and changes in legislation and refresh driving skills.


We deliver MiDAS training across the North East and the West Midlands.

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