BUSK CPC trained operators
The coach companies listed below have undergone BUSK's CPC driver training course for some or all of their drivers.
The aims and objectives of this course:
Those attending this course will be better informed and more able to fulfill the duties of care necessary to protect themselves and to promote the welfare of the children carried on “The School Run”.
Those participating in this course will:
1. Have an understanding of the scale and gravity of this subject matter and of it’s potential consequences.
2. Be able to recognise some signs and symptoms relating to when a child or young person may be at risk from bullying or abuse and to understand that the bullying and/or abuse is not necessarily taking place during the journey.
3. Have a better all-round understanding of the different types of bullying and abuse.
4. Clearly understand how they have an central role in ensuring that any concerns they have, no matter how insignificant they are felt to be, must be reported to the relevant body or person so it can be recorded and how this works together with any other reports from teachers, parents, pupils etc.
5. Have the personal confidence to report their concerns appropriately.
6. Have an understanding of how to take simple measures to protect themselves against the risk of bullying, abuse or unwanted postings to social media sites.
7. Understand some of the risks associated with conflict management and the importance of remaining calm and professional in challenging circumstances on the school journey.
8. Understand the important principle that “doing nothing” when concerns relating to child welfare are evident is not an option for a responsible driver.
Anthony's Travel, Runcorn
Bakers Coaches, Moreton-in-Marsh
Barnes Coaches, Swindon
Cozy Travel, Royston
Cresswell Coaches, Evesham
Ffoshelig Coaches, Carmarthen
Gloucestershire County Council
Gwynne Price Transport, Kidwelly
F. Hunt (Coach Hire) Ltd., Alford
Lakeside Coaches, Ellesmere
Pulham & Sons Coaches, Bourton-on-the-Water
Rover European Travel, Nailsworth
Taf Valley Coaches, Carmarthen
Tanat Valley Coaches & Motors, Oswestry
Woods Travel, Bognor Regis
Woodstones Coaches, Kidderminster