Trainee Bus Drivers - West Midlands and Worcestershire

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Join our team and you could earn an average of £28k per year...

Location: Tividale / Redditch / Kidderminster Depots

Rate of Pay:
During Training Program: £521.30 per week (includes travel expenses)

Once Qualified: As a fully qualified PCV driver you could earn upto £13.00 per hour, Mondays to Saturdays daytimes and upto £14.00 per hour on Sundays and evenings.

Driver Training Programme

Do you have what it takes to help grow and support Diamond's business? We are looking for great people who can make things happen, people that can make a difference...

We are looking for customer focused individuals to join the team as Trainee Bus Drivers at our Midlands based depots.

We are committed to providing trainees with our high quality comprehensive 2-week residential training programme to obtain your PCV licence. This is delivered at our dedicated training school in Bolton, Greater Manchester where a residential pay rate will apply whilst training and accommodation will be provided.

The process for gaining your PCV licence is quite simple, once your training is successfully completed, you will become a full-time Bus Driver within the company based at one of our Midlands depots, operating services across the West Midlands, Worcestershire and Warwickshire.

Our extensive training and development offerings include:

  • Full PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) training worth over £4,000 providing you with a qualification for life
  • Support and 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 go out in service for the first time
  • Company specific training such as ticket machines, processes, systems, defensive driving techniques, customer care, policies, and procedures and much more.


  • To be considered for the trainee driver programme applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Hold a valid car driving licence with no more than 6 penalty points.
  • You will need to have already applied for and received your provisional category D licence from the DVLA.
  • A good understanding of English language and the ability to communicate with passengers is a must.

You will be the face of our business – playing an incredibly important role each and every day, safely and comfortably transporting our fantastic customers across the region.

And you thought being a bus driver was all about driving!


If that is not enough, you will be part of an incredible family here at Diamond Bus. We employ over 1500 colleagues across the UK.

Aside from the reward of delivering an incredible experience to our customers, there is plenty more we can offer:

  • Free travel for you and your family
  • Free uniform
  • Workplace pension
  • 28 days holiday
  • Free CPC Training
  • Overtime Opportunities

So, if you like the sound of being a professional driver for Diamond Bus then apply today. 

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We are currently holding regular open days at our Tividale Depot, where you can find out more about the process of becoming a driver and part of our growing business in the Midlands.

For more information call:

Tividale Depot on 0121 322 2222
Kidderminster Depot on 01562 561 220
Redditch Depot on 01527 813 120

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter stating which depot you are interested in worked at to:

Diamond Bus Ltd is part of the Rotala Group and is an equal opportunities employer.