Apprentice Bus Driver

Location: Barnsley

Hours: 38 hrs per week minimum . 5 days over 7 incl shifts .

Qualifications: Full UK Driving LIcence

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Salary: £18,000 - £21,000

Apprentice Bus Driver

Could you be an Apprentice bus driver? Take the journey with Stagecoach

 Are you friendly and enjoy meeting new people? Have you got the drive to succeed? We have a fantastic opportunity for you the get behind the wheel of a career in bus driving 

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 South Yorkshire and become part of an awesome team.

So what’s in it for you? 

As well as an exciting career in bus driving, Stagecoach offer:

  • Salary: £18,000 - £21,000
  • Smart uniform
  • Free local bus travel for you and your Partner
  • Company pension benefits

Locations: Barnsley

Length of apprenticeship: 14 months 

So what do you need to be a part of the team?

We’re searching for sociable and reliable individuals to drive people in the right direction. You’ll be using your initiative and enjoy being part of a professional, dedicated team. As a PCV Driver you’ll be part of a team responsible for operating the company’s network of local bus services, providing essential transport for our communities within South Yorkshire and beyond. Due to health and safety policies applicants must not weigh more than 18 stone .

You must have a Full UK Driving licence and a positive attitude!

Comprehensive training will be provided.

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

Training & qualifications:

Full, paid training will be provided, including:

  • Training to obtain a PCV licence
  • Passenger Transport Operations Services – Bus Driver L2 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


These apprenticeship opportunities will fill up quickly, so we urge you to apply at the earliest opportunity. Interviews are being held on a rolling basis.

Want to know more about Stagecoach? 

Stagecoach is the largest sustainable bus operator in the UK and serves over 100 communities in towns and cities in the UK 

  • 3 million passengers every day  
  • 2,200 routes operated every day 
  • 699 million journeys a year
  • 7,200 buses and coaches 
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