For those who hold the category D1 on their licence which enables them to drive a minibus (this usually applies to those who passed their driving test pre-January 1997)
we offer a course made up of two parts:
- 2-hour classroom based theory session
- 1-hour practical session, including a driving assessment and the checks that should be carried out before driving a minibus
This course is suitable for anyone who drives a minibus during the course of their work, or on a voluntary basis for organisations including youth groups.
It is also suitable for anyone hiring a minibus, and requiring evidence of a completed minibus driver training course.
Minibuses can be provided for the training, or participants may use the minibus from their own organisation.
Revalidation: Completed every 3 years, renewal involves a one hour practical assessment only.
Duration: 3 hours
Group Size: Up to 16 (for the theory) Practical is 1:1
Certification Expiry: 3 years