Wheelchair Handling & Disability Awareness

Wheelchair Handling & Disability Awareness

Adult Skills & Training Location: Brockenhurst College - Main Site Download/print details
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Course Details

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. 

Available Dates and Locations

Please contact us to register your interest for the next available start date.

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