Stagecoach UK Bus is part of the Stagecoach Group plc which is the largest public transport company in the UK, operating more than 8,000 buses and coaches from 19 companies with 130 depots. Stagecoach operate express and local bus services across the country, as well as a network of intercity operations under the megabus.com brand. Their services play an important role in helping people in rural and urban areas access work, education, health shopping and leisure. They employ more than 1,200 skilled engineering staff to maintain the fleet, which is one of the most modern in the country, with around 500 new vehicles purchased each year, a mix of diesel and diesel / electric hybrid.
What Stagecoach are offering:
Stagecoach's Online Live Chat is a chance to ask any questions you have about working for Stagecoach and about their roles for Apprentice Mechanics.
For the role of Apprentice Mechanic, Stagecoach will provide a three month induction and training programme which will see you gain your PCV driving licence, attend a series of bus and coach specific technical training courses and spend mentored work experience at their depots, learning how their planned maintenance system operates and giving you full training in the systems and procedures.
During 2018 Stagecoach will have three intakes (after interview / skills analysis) for the structured training programme:
This programme will give you the knowledge and confidence to become another valued member of a busy team keeping a hard working fleet operating safely and reliably. Stagecoach have positions available throughout the country.
Stagecoach work on a shift basis and overtime is often available.
They are offering a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, paid sick pay (after a qualifying period) and paid holidays. You will also receive a free bus pass for yourself and partner.
How does a live chat work?
There is no need to pre-register. On the day, you simply go to the CTP website and find the CTP Employer Focus page.
A chat box will be displayed in the top right hand corner of the page - click on it and your chat will start.
There is no set time for you to log on - the chat room is open between 12:00 - 14:00. The chat is not public, so other people will not be able to read the conversation you are having.
What can I talk to them about?
This is about you and your career journey, so you can ask anything which might help you determine whether Stagecoach could be a future employer. Such as:
- Learn about current and future job vacancies
- Discuss any training requirements
- Find out where your skills and experience could fit in
Please note: the panel of hosts are not able to provide feedback on specific job applications or conduct any job interviews.