Logistics, Automotive, Transport, Industrial

Bus Driving Apprenticeship

  • Abellio
  • 35-40 hours per week


Abellio Bus is part of Abellio London Limited, which is part of a wider transport group, Abellio Transport Holdings Ltd. A major transport operating group in the UK, employing close to 14,400 people and delivering thousands of passenger journeys every day, with an outstanding track record of providing safe, efficient, reliable travel. We run transport across the country including ScotRailEast Midlands RailwayWest Midlands RailwayGreater Anglia, as well as the Merseyrail concession in a 50:50 joint venture with Serco. 



Here at Abellio London, we like to do things differently and challenge traditional conventions to provide better for everyone. That's why we have invested in a new and innovative approach to training up new bus drivers with an apprenticeship.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • 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
  • 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


  • 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 flexible in terms of working hours - we operate shifts, working any 5 days out of 7, over a minimum 38 hour working week


  • You must hold a level 2 qualification in English and Maths. If you do not currently have this we can help you obtain these qualifications prior to this programme.
  • Salary once accepted onto the apprenticeship scheme is £19,000 - 23,000


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