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Apprentice Bus Driver

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.
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Job Summary

81535
£346.00
40.00
Rotherham
08/02/2018
New Vacancy
Transport Logistics
Stagecoach



Detailed Job Description

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 & 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

Requirements and Prospects

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 grades A-D in Maths and English (or equivalent)

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

Personal Qualities

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

Future prospects

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

Additional Information

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)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Interserve Learning & Employment - Learning Provider

Interserve Learning & Employment is a leading UK training provider for apprenticeships and traineeships.

For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Interserve Learning & Employment on 0333 444 3973 or email: Thomas.Moore@esggroup.co.uk (Ref ID:81535)
Interserve Learning & Employment

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