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A1 MiDAS Minibus Training from UKGRS

MiDAS Standard DAT Training

  • Is designed for an organisation that wishes to provide their own in-house driver training.
  • Is relevant to volunteers as well as paid employed staff
  • Covers legal, practical and safety issues - a comprehensive training package
  • Aims to improve passenger safety by providing the necessary skills and information for those who will be undertaking driver training for their organisation


Ideally the candidate should have a broad  understanding of driver assessment, coaching & training with knowledge of road safety issues.

Monitoring & Ongoing Support:

Where the candidate perhaps does not have the desirable qualities above, UK Road Safety would recommend that an annual monitoring & mentoring process be implemented to ensure consistency.

What is Involved in Becoming a DAT

  • Organisation must be a member of MiDAS
  • The ability to convey & disseminate information to trainees in both a classroom & in-vehicle environment
  • Be capable of making impartial decisions for their organisations drivers    
  • Undertake a three day training course leading to Standard DAT & a further day for Accessible training

DAT Training - Course Content

  • The course provides information & practical experience on how to undertake a minibus driving assessment in an objective & consistent manner, structuring on-road assessments, provision of "classroom based" safety training & refresher training.

    The classroom based safety training, which can be delivered in a group or individual basis, uses keys learning points from a number of areas;

    • Legal responsibility of a Minibus Driver
    • Passenger safety & comfort
    • Child passenger safety & comfort
    • Defensive driving techniques
    • ECO Driving Techniques
    • Manual Handling Awareness
    • Health & Safety Awareness
    • Accident & Emergency Procedures
    • Personal Safety for Drivers

DAT Training - What do drivers get from the training?

  • Each DAT Trainer who successfully completes the course will receive a nationally recognised certificate valid for 4 years.

Unable to identify potential DAT's within your organisation.

  • If you are unable to identify potential DAT's from within your organisation, UK Road Safety Ltd will happily undertake the assessment & training of any of your drivers.

    If you would like to discuss MiDAS Training further or have questions concerning either MiDAS training in general or DAT training please telephone our office.


Tel: 01452 347332 for more information.

MIDAS Driver Training, Southwest England, Northern Ireland, ISO 9001, UK Road Safety Ltd