Join us on the Journey...
We currently have fantastic opportunities at our Luton Depo for individuals interested in becoming a fully qualified Coach Driver connecting our customers and being part of providing fantastic customer service that National Express is known for.
Whether you are at the beginning of your career, looking for a different line of work or simply searching for a new challenge, becoming a National Express Coach Driver may be the right job for you. Adventure awaits!
Our Driver Training Academy will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to become a full PCV licence holder. Experienced PCV instructors will guide you through the whole process including the driving theory and driving practical exams.
Our extensive training and development offerings include:
Full PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) training worth over £3,000 providing you with a qualifications for life
Free medicals as well as being paid for your time to undertake necessary medicals for CPC renewal
Guidance whilst passing all modules of the PCV licence acquisition
CPC training and continuous training to ensure you keep your hard earned qualifications
Extensive route learning and vehicle familiarisation before you hit the road for the first time
Company specific training such as ticket machines, processes, systems, defensive driving techniques and much more
Endless opportunities for progression within the business
By joining us as a Trainee Coach Driver you will learn from one of our many Driver Training Assessors. You will be supported in all parts of the job, preparing you to start your new challenge with National Express. You will learn all necessary driving rules and regulations, health and safety elements of the Coach Driver role as well as how to provide outstanding customer service to our passengers.
What we offer in return for your hard work and commitment:
Guaranteed 42 hours of work per week (overtime available)
£10.85 per hour during training and £13.00 per hour once qualified
Free nationwide National Express coach travel for you, and 50% off for up to 4 family members!
Free uniform provided for your role including safety shoes
Paid annual leave
A variety of deals and discounts via NX online portal including travel, days out, cinema, mobile, car and many more
Access to our award winning Health Bus; providing free and accessible health checks to fit around your schedule
Employee Assistance Programme
To reward you for your dedication, we offer fantastic long service awards at key milestones.
Things to note...
At National Express, we are really proud of our health and safety record and as a result, we operate a Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.
As part of your initial assessment, we will complete Drug and Alcohol testing and you may be subject to random tests during your employment.
You may also have experience in the following...
Customer Service, Driver, Driving Licence, HGV, CPC, Passenger Transport, Driving, Delivery Driver, Taxi Driver, Security, Travel, Retail, Customer Care
If the above sounds like a next step in your career, follow our online application process to express your interest