Wheelchair Handling & Disability Awareness

Adult Skills & Training

Date (from)




September 2018



Course introduction

This programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills that are essential for safety and practice in loading wheelchair passengers into a variety of vehicles.

The programme is open to all vehicle drivers that have to load/unload wheelchairs into vehicles. This course is not suitable for minibus users.

It is more important that participants are well-motivated and eager to benefit from the course and participate. 


Course structure

  • Our tutors have over 70 years combined experience in passenger transport including working with Wheelchair passengers . All our tutors are qualified NVQ assessors and have worked as taxi drivers, traffic police officers, driving instructors, bus drivers and inspectors and all are MiDAS trained
  • The programme involves a combination of a tutor led workshop and a hands on practical session in a variety of vehicles.
  • The course is designed to fit with individual participant’s needs and employer requirements.
  • Students who complete the programme will be awarded a college certificate. 
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