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Trainee Bus Driver Apprentice

Reference number: SW-004352
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Abellio
  • Location: Camberwell, Southwark

Company: Abellio London

Location: Camberwell, Southwark

Apprenticeship duration: 14 months

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level Apprenticeship – Level 2



 We’re Looking for People Who Can Demonstrate

  • Excellent attitude to customer service

  • Team player mind-set

  • Energy and motivation

  • A professional attitude to health and safety

  • Flexibility and openness to shift working

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Trainee Bus Driver

You don’t need previous experience within the industry as we will provide you with the training to become a fully qualified PCV licence holder. This means the role is ideally suited for those looking to move into the industry while being equally rewarding for those looking to diversify from similar areas. What’s important is that you are capable of delivering excellent customer service.

What are the minimum requirements to be considered as a Trainee Driver? Quite simply, you must:

  • Hold a current, full UK driving licence
  • Have one year’s minimum driving experience in the UK
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be numerate and literate and able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Be computer literate
  • Be flexible in terms of working hours; we operate shifts, working any 5 days out of 7, over a minimum 38 hour working week
  • Hold a valid Right to Work document
  • Live in the UK and have a UK Bank Account
  • An excellent driving history (no more than six penalty points, no drink driving offences in the last five years)


In Return, Your Rewards Package Is Very Attractive, Including

  • Excellent pay and benefits
  • Free travel on all TFL for yourself plus one other after just 3 months with us
  • Full training for the routes and services you will operate
  • Bespoke training and development including – a Passenger Transport Level 2 Apprenticeship qualification
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance for all pension scheme members
  • Access to our Benefits Platform which offers discounts to a wide range of retailers including: Apple, Adidas, Nike, Vue, Odeon, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons and many more
  • Childcare vouchers
  • As an Apprentice Bus Driver, you can apply for a NUS Apprenticeship extra discount card entitling you to discounts in-store and online


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Date posted: 18/05/2021

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