Stagecoach

Apprentice Bus Driver

Employer:

Stagecoach

Training Provider:

INTERSERVE LEARNING & EMPLOYMENT (SERVICES) LIMITED

Weekly wage £346.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts/times TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 2 December 2019
Rotherham
Intermediate(level 2)
Passenger Transport Driver - bus, coach and rail Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
10 positions available
30 November 2019 (application closing date)
Are you friendly and enjoy meeting new people? Have you got the drive to succeed? We have a fantastic opportunity for you to get behind the wheel of a career in bus driving.

Responsibilities

We’re looking for enthusiastic, helpful, and customer-focused people to join leading bus company Stagecoach and benefit from a rewarding career with a bus driver apprenticeship. You could join the Stagecoach family in Yorkshire and become part of an awesome team.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Interacting with customers and making sure they enjoy a safe, pleasant, and comfortable journey
  • Ensuring the vehicle is driven safely at all times to the high company standards
  • Issuing tickets and collecting fares
  • Full, paid training will be provided, including training to obtain a PCV licence, Passenger Transport Operations Services - Bus Driver Level 2 Standard
  • Vehicle and route familiarisation
  • Ticket machine and ticket type training
  • Introduction to company/depot systems, procedures, and policies
  • Periodic work-related training throughout your career

Future Prospects

The role is intended as the successful applicant’s first step into a career with Stagecoach, with progression very much available.

Skills Required

  • Previous customer service experience would be a distinct advantage
  • A basic knowledge of Health and Safety regulations would also be an advantage
  • The abilty to converse with people from different backgrounds

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Friendly and courteous manner
  • Calm under pressure
  • Dedicated
  • Respectful
  • Personable

Qualifications Required

  • You must have a full UK driving licence due to the nature of this role, and a positive attitude
  • In addition to the above, candidates must have achieved GCSE (or equivalent) grades A*-D/9-3 in English and Maths

Training Provided

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer, Stagecoach. Stagecoach will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day. If successful, you will complete a Passenger Transport Driver apprenticeship programme delivered through Stagecoach’s dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment.

Qualifications will include:

  • Level 2 qualification in Passenger Transport Operations Services
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
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