Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme (MiDAS)

What is MiDAS?

Originally developed by Hampshire County Council, MiDAS is the Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme and is administered nationally by the Community Transport Association (CTA).  It is a registration-based scheme that has been designed to enhance minibus driving standards and promote the safer operation of minibuses.

You can find out more here or you can download an information leaflet.

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MiDAS Registration

If you need information about becoming registered with MiDAS, please click here.

Looking for a Driver Assessor Trainer?
If you are looking for someone to train or refresh your drivers to MiDAS standards, please see our list below:

CTA list of MiDAS training suppliers Uploaded 09 February 2018

Looking for a Training Agent?
Training Agents deliver training to trainers (Driver assessor/trainer) as well as training to drivers, click here for a list of Training Agents.


What does the MiDAS driver's course cover?
You can find out more about the driver training course here.

Want to become a Driver Assessor Trainer or need refresher training?

If you want to become a Driver Assessor Trainer (DAT) or need your DAT qualification refreshing, click here for a list of Training Agents who can provide this training.  You should also read the DATs pre-course booklet here.

If you want to find out more about the Driver Assessor Trainer course, you can find an example of the most current training course here.

If you are a MiDAS Trainer who is looking to place an order for resources, please use the form below:

 MiDAS Resource Order Form 2017

Already MiDAS registered? (Certificate extension form, Logo use etc)

Click here for useful information or for the resources you may need.

Please note:

The CTA administers MiDAS throughout the UK, except in the County of Hampshire (including the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth) where MiDAS is administered by Hampshire County Council.   If you have any enquiries about MiDAS training, including looking for a MiDAS trainer, within these areas, you should contact the Community Transport Team at Hampshire County Council on 01962 846 785 or email

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