Wheelchair Handling & Disability Awareness
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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 & Teaching Methods
- 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.