Apprentice Bus Driver

Location: Herne Bay

Hours: Minimum 39 hours per week


Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £11 per hour after training

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 Herne Bay 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: £11 per hour after initial training
  • Smart uniform
  • Free local bus travel for you and your Partner
  • Company pension benefits


Locations: Herne Bay

Length of apprenticeship: 14 months

Application closing date: Friday 5th October


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 East Kent and beyond.


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 
  • 20,000 employees 
  • 100 major UK bus depots 
  • 88% customer satisfaction
  • 5% reliability
  • A five year sustainability strategy to 30 April 2020

Please note that we can only accept applicants for training with a full driving licence with a manual entitlement.

Please also note that due to manufacture's weight restrictions on the drivers seats of some of our vehicles, we are unable to employ anyone who weighs over 18 stone.

Applicant data may be shared with Interserve Learning & Employment should your application be considered for the Passenger Transport Bus Driver Apprenticeship pathway.



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