Passenger Transport Driver - bus, coach and rail
Operating buses, coaches or trains, making sure passengers get where they're going safely and on time.
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Typical length
- 12 months
- Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
- What apprentices will learn
Specific requirements will depend on what type of transport the apprentice drives. General training will include:
- how to operate passenger vehicles safely and efficiently
- understanding vehicle instrumentation
- making announcements about delays
- diagnosing and fixing faults
- preparing service reports
Apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before taking their end-point assessment. They must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
- Professional registration
- End Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.