Are you looking for a new career?
Bored of looking out at the same view every day?
We have the career for you!
Join our Trainee Bus Driver program and gain a qualification for life.
You will earn while you learn when you join us! As a Trainee Bus Driver you are guaranteed full time hours and will earn a minimum of £24,440 or £470 a week, once you have finished training you will have a guaranteed job and be able to work from one of our three South Wales depots.
Jess – Taff’s Well
I wanted to be a bus driver as I have always wanted to drive a big vehicle, there is something really cool about it. I previously worked in the NHS and in catering, so it was a big career change for me but something I wanted to do. I’m glad I made the move’
Who can apply?
Anybody who has fantastic customer service and is ready to learn!
We have no age limit, and you can apply if you meet the following criteria
You have held a UK licence for over one year.
You have three points or less on your licence.
You weigh less than 19 stone / 120 KG
You have not been disqualified from driving in the last 5 years*
*10 years for drink driving.
Don’t worry if you have never driven a bus before – We can train you! We have a Training Academy in South Cardiff (The Docks) and Swansea (Llansamlet).
Our Training program is full time, but you don’t have to work full-time once you have passed training. We have a variety of rotas to suit you and pride ourselves on having something for everybody. So, if you are looking for anything from one day to five days, we will have something for you.
Chi - Swansea
“I was working as a bus driver in Hong Kong so when I came to the UK it made sense to carry on. I love working outside and meeting new people.”
What can we offer you?
Job Security – We are part of Comfort Delgro, an international transport company. We didn’t have any front-line redundancies throughout Covid.
Competitive Salary – £11.75 per hour increasing after one year.
Guaranteed hours – If you are on our full-time rota then you are guaranteed a minimum of 40 hours.
Flexible shifts – Whether you are looking for 5 hours or 55 hours we will have something for you. We can offer you: Full-time, Part-time, Schools, Fixed lines, Set days, Heavy or Standard rotas. There is something to suit you.
Free travel - On any of our bus routes for you and at least one member of your family or a friend.
Company pension – Auto-enrolment pension scheme with a leading provider.
Regular income - Weekly pay, paid by bank transfer and digital payslips.
Training - We will train you for free and teach you to drive a bus, we will also provide paid regular compliance refresher courses, to ensure that you are amongst the most professional bus drivers on the road
Career development - You can look to move into other areas of the business or apply to join our team of supervisors, lead drivers, mentors, trainers and managers. All our roles are advertised internally and externally.
You will get paid to train with zero training costs. Start earning from Day One
Henry - Cardiff
“I wanted to seize the opportunity to participate in free training. I have learnt a lot about the company and their development prospects. I used to work in data analysis and accounting and it’s great to be in an outside role’
Want to apply?
We have a dedicated Recruitment Team, who are based in our South Cardiff Depot Monday to Friday from 8:00AM – 16:00.
You can speak to Lauryn, Tracy or Ruth today for more information and to take the next steps in your new career.
There are a number of ways for you to apply.
You can send us an email – Jobs@AdventureTravel.Cymru
Give the team a call on – 02920 442040 (Ex 6)
Come and see us at – Coaster Place, CF10 4XZ
Have access to the internet, then you can apply online at our website or through Indeed
Sean – Cardiff
I used to work in security but had always wanted to be a bus driver, since I was a kid, when I saw the trainee position I took the opportunity to pursue my childhood ambition becoming a bus driver
I loved the practical lessons and being out on the road and having fantastic, professional trainer's to guide us along the way.