How to become a bus or coach driver
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You can get into this job through a passenger transport driver intermediate apprenticeship.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You'll usually apply to bus or coach companies and train on the job.
You would be put through Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) driver training that normally lasts between 1 and 6 weeks.
Your employer would also give you training for the Certificate of Professional Competence or Driver CPC.