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Passenger Carrying Vehicle Driving (Bus and Coach): Bus and Coach

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £3,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Bus or Coach Driver
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Diploma in Passenger Carrying Vehicle Driving (Bus and Coach)
  • NVQ Diploma in Passenger Carrying Vehicle Driving (Bus and Coach) (RQF)

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Award in Knowledge for a Professional Bus or Coach Driver
  • Award in Knowledge for a Professional Bus or Coach Driver (RQF)

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.