PASS Training – course outline

Day 1: Driver Certification, Trainer Certification
  • Pre-test, stress management, Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Driver Sensitivity, awareness and communications
  • Mobility equipment (including walkers, canes, crutches, braces, etc.)
  • Hands-on assistance (including body mechanics, transfers and guiding the vision impaired)
  • Wheelchair types and features (including scooters)
  • Lift operations
  • Securement
Day 2: Driver Certification, Trainer Certification
  • Principles of crisis management
  • Evacuation techniques and emergency procedures
  • Bloodborne pathogen protection
  • Handling seizure disorders
  • Responding to passenger abuse and neglect
  • Driver/passenger sexual improprieties
  • Review and final examination

PASS Recertification – course outline

  • Pre-test, stress management, Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Driver Sensitivity, awareness and communications
  • Mobility equipment (including walkers, canes, crutches, braces, etc.)
  • Hands-on assistance (including body mechanics, transfers and guiding the vision impaired)
  • Wheelchair types and features (including scooters)
  • Lift operations
  • Securement
  • Principles of crisis management
  • Evacuation techniques and emergency procedures
  • Bloodborne pathogen protection
  • Handling seizure disorders
  • Responding to passenger abuse and neglect
  • Driver/passenger sexual improprieties
  • Review and final examination

Defensive Driving

  • Self-Appraisal
  • Safe Driving Situations
  • Driving Environment Analyses
  • Special Considerations Review
  • Driver Summary
  • Collision Reporting Review
  • Course Completion Certificate

Maltreatment Awareness for Transit Drivers

  • Review ND & SD Rules and Regulations that protect vulnerable adults and minors
    • ND: ND Vulnerable Adult Protective Services
    • SD: SD Adult Protective Services
    • Learn maltreatment reporting requirements
  • Understand immediate response and possible long term consequences of reporting
  • Identify methods to preventing maltreatment
  • Recognize situations that lead to escalation and learn techniques for de-escalation