First West of England Training Programme

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First West of England Training Programme

Recruiting for Bus Driver Jobs with First West of England - APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

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Opportunity to earn around £24k a year!

Himilo are working in partnership with First West of England to run several two-week FREE training programmes for candidates interested in working at First West of England throughout 2019. Guaranteed interviews upon completion and many vacancies available.

Times: 10 – 3:30pm

Where: Easton/Barton Hill, Bristol

Courses will cover:

  • Road assessment preparation and practice at First West of England Bus depot in Lawrence Hill
  • Customer service training
  • Highway code review
  • Preparation for interviews
  • Guaranteed job interviews upon completion of the two-week training programme


  • 19+ and out of work/education or working less than 16 hours
  • Level 1 English/Maths
  • Lived in UK and have held a UK drivers licence for 6 months minimum
  • Although previous experience driving large vehicles is desirable it is not essential
  • No driving offences
  • Excellent customer service skills

Bus driver role information:

  • Shift work – 37.5 hours in total
  • £11.88 an hour (equivalent to £24k a year)
  • Overtime paid
  • Job for life
  • Full training once job role is secured
  • Number of Bus Driver vacancies available
  • Perks: all rail travel is £6 anywhere in UK, bus travel is free for staff and immediate family, discount on high street stores


APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. To book anyone on/ask any questions please email phone: 0117 954 0433. 

First Bus ACH Himilo course April 2019