Minibus Driver Training Course & Assessments

The Minibus Driver Training Course courses consist of 2 categories: Standard or Accessible (Wheelchair carrying Cars/MPV`s & Minibuses).

The Standard Element.

Classroom Based session.

The Standard course is normally used by schools and local authorities and can be for minibuses or cars/ MPV’s. The 3 hours classroom based theory session includes information on:

  • New Highway Code Rules and a Highway Code Quiz
  • Defensive Driving
  • Legal Responsibilities of Drivers
  • Passenger Safety
  • Vehicle Checks
  • Child Passenger Safety
  • Manual Handling Awareness
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Accident & Emergency Procedures
  • Personal Safety for Drivers

The on-road part of the course is normally completed 2/3 candidates to 1 trainer with a demonstration drive by the trainer, a practice session for each and then an assessment (45-50 mins each).

Each candidate that is successful will receive a AMT certificate which is valid for 3 or 4 years, a handbook and relevant handouts.

The organisation will receive a letter with concerns or achievements and a copy of each candidates’ assessment form for their records.