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PAT’s Passenger Assistant Training

This is a 5 module course. Module A is the foundation but the other modules can be added or omitted subject to organisation requirements.

  • MODULE A The Role of the Passenger Assistant
  • MODULE B Assisting Passengers with Disabilities
  • MODULE B1 Assisting Wheelchair Users in Transit
  • MODULE C1 Supervising Children and Young People
  • MODULE C2 Adults who require Care and Attention

This course is designed for persons who undertake the role of passenger assistant (sometimes called escorts, carers, care assistants or helpers)

PATS is for anyone who has care and/or supervision of passengers when travelling by road whether as a non – driving passenger assistant or as a driver/passenger assistant.

Theory session to include the following:

  • Passenger Assistants role and responsibilities
  • Legal, practical and safety issues
  • Health and Safety and Manual Handling overview
  • Disability Awareness
  • Emergency situations
  • Persons with learning difficulties
  • Sensory restrictions
  • Emotional or Behavioural difficulties
  • Correct use of wheelchair/safe use of lifts/ramps
  • Correct use of wheelchair and passenger security equipment

This course includes a ´hands on´ element and theory assessment. Successful participants receive a PAT’s Handbook and a nationally recognised PA certificate.

ORGANISATIONS WISHING TO RECEIVE THIS TRAINING MUST BE MEMBERS OF THE PATS SCHEME MEMBERSHIP OF WHICH IS FREE,

FORMS PROVIDED BY US PRIOR TO TRAINING

Specialised Transport Advisory Network