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Bus and Coach Drivers

Bus and coach drivers drive road passenger-carrying vehicles such as buses, coaches and mini-buses.

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About this Career

£22,278

Average salary

New workers start around £9,707.28. Normal pay is £22,278 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £31,720.98.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Maintains records of journey times, mileage and hours worked.
  • Balances cash taken with tickets sold and may be responsible for cleanliness of vehicle.
  • May plan routes in conjunction with private hirer and assist with loading and unloading of luggage.
  • May collect fares from passengers and issue tickets or ensure that they use a ticket machine.
  • Stops and opens and closes doors at pre-arranged places to allow passengers to board and alight, observing regulations concerning the number of passengers carried.
  • Drives single- and double-decked vehicle over pre-determined route, complying with traffic regulations and keeping to time schedule.
  • Checks tyres, brakes, lights, oil, water and fuel levels and general condition of the vehicle before start of journey.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Active Listening
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Reading Comprehension
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Writing
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Speaking
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Critical Thinking
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Learning Strategies
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Active Learning
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Monitoring
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Mathematics
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Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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