Trainee Coach Driver - Lucketts Travel - Fareham


Job Details


Lucketts Travel

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


A trainee hourly wages of £9.50 per hour rising to £10.00-£12.00

Closing Date

31/07/2021 16:00

Join us on the Journey...

Lucketts Travel - Fareham, part of National Express Transport Solutions, are proud to deliver a tremendous experience, based on unmatched customer service, safety, comfort and reliability.

Lucketts Travel - Fareham have earnt a reputation for providing passengers with the very best service, and we rely on our drivers to help us continue to deliver this. 

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 Fareham as a professional coach driver and join our existing team based in Fareham.

New PCV drivers will undergo a 6-8 week training course before working 40 hours per week full time permanent basis transporting passengers from the Fareham area across the country on our National Express service routes along with fulfilling variable Private Hire contracts with local school, excursions and holidays.

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)

  • Route familiarisation

  • 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 Lucketts Travel

  • Permanent position with one of the most recognised brands in the UK

  • Free travel for both yourself and your partner

  • Free CPC renewal

  • 40 hours of work per week

  • Company pension

  • Competitive hourly wage ranging from £10.00 - £12.00.  

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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Operations Supervisor
Trainee Coach Driver - Lucketts Travel - Fareham