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Managing Minibuses in Schools

This module is relevant for all staff who manage minibuses in schools, including those who manage drivers and those who manage the maintenance regime of the minibus. Please note that there is a separate course for driving a minibus in schools which should be taken if you wish to drive a minibus on behalf of your school or academy.

Course Presented by: 

Simon Lowe

Duration:

45-50 Minutes

Key topics covered

  • How minibuses exist within education, from ownership to hiring;

  • What defines a minibus

  • What policies and permits are required to operate legally;

  • The process of selecting an appropriate driver;

  • Safety features: both inbuilt and added;

  • Meeting insurance, MOT and driver hour requirements;

  • How to meet the needs of disabled passengers; and

  • Record Keeping