Trainee PCV Private Hire Coach Driver - Stewarts Coaches -


Job Details


Stewarts Reading - Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


A trainee hourly wage of £9.50 per hour, rising to £11.00 -£14.00

Closing Date

31/07/2021 16:00

Join us on the Journey...

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Stewarts Coaches, part of National Express Transport Solutions, are not just committed to giving the best drivers the best coaches to drive. We want to bring through the next generation and train you to deliver great service as one of our professional driver team.

Whether you are looking for a brand new career or you want to renew your licence and get back into coach driving, we are here to help!

Our Driver Training Academy offers the opportunity for recruits to gain their PCV licence along with CPC training, refresher courses and practical driver training. 

Upon successful completion of your PCV licence or refresher course, all new recruits are offered a full-time position within Stewarts as a professional coach driver and join our existing team based in Reading.

New PCV drivers will undergo a 6-8 week training course before being allowed to drive solo on various jobs serving our wide range of clients including incoming tourists, private hire, schools, major sports fixtures and corporate events.

All recruits will receive support in every aspect of their training, from theory tests and practical driving to health and safety and manual handling. 

The Driver Training Academy programme includes full, paid training, including:

  • Tuition to pass the PCV Driving Test (modules 3 & 4)

  • Vehicle familiarisation & type training

  • Ticket machine training

  • Company systems, procedures and policies.

Once you have passed through all the formalised training elements you will work with an experienced colleague who will act as your mentor to support you in your early days as you settle into your new role. We also provide ongoing training to help you excel in your role and ensure you maintain your Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

Benefits of becoming a driver with Stewarts Coaches:

  • An trainee hourly wage of £9.50 per hour, rising to £10.50 for newly trained drivers followed by £11.00 per hour during weekdays and £14.00 after successful completions of the training period.

  • Flexible Working Patterns

  • State of the Art Vehicles

Things to note...

National Express has a very high focus on health and safety and as a result operates a strict Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

Drug and Alcohol testing is completed as part of the assessment process as well random checks during employment according to the policy.

You may also have experience in the following...

Customer Service, Driver, Driving Licence, HGV, CPC, Passenger Transport, Driving, Delivery Driver, Taxi Driver, Security, Travel, Airport Shuttle, Van Driver

If the above sounds like a next step in your career, follow our online application process to express your interest!



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Trainee PCV Private Hire Coach Driver - Stewarts Coaches -