Apprentice Bus and Coach Technician

Procters Coaches (North Yorkshire) Ltd

Northallerton, DL7 9DE

Closes in 12 days (Monday 5 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 14 June 2024


Have you always had a passion for anything automotive? We are offering a fantastic opportunity for someone who has an interest for improving a range of vehicles. If you are a 'can-do', enthusiastic, and motivated individual who works well as a team player, this will be a great opportunity for you! You will carry out routine servicing, plus more.

Annual wage
£16,016 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Bus and coach engineering technician (level 3)
Monday-Friday 08:00 - 16:30 Half hour lunch break

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 6 August


3 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

S&B Automotive Academy is a specialist apprenticeship training provider located in Bedminster, Bristol. The apprenticeship training is delivered via weekly block releases at S&B throughout a year, learning will also take place in the workplace and a S&B Development Coach and Workplace Mentor are allocated to support and monitor your progress to help you reach your goals and manage your workload. Your employer will pay you when you are attending weekly training blocks at S&B.

To be considered for this apprenticeship you must have GCSEs, Functional Skills or Key Skills at grade C/4 or above in English and maths (or equivalent), If your grades are below this, we will discuss your options for taking functional skills in maths and/or English. As well as this, predicated grades are accepted, and work experience or knowledge is beneficial but not essential.

As a result, you will receive the following:

  • Level 3 Bus and Coach Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if required)

Where you’ll work

The Coach Depot, Leases Farm

Leeming Bar




An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Bus and coach engineering technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


Desirable qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • English (grade 4/C)
  • Maths (grade 4/C)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Initiative

Other requirements

Closing, interview and possible start date for this vacancy are subject to change. Interviews could commence at any time. S&B will send all applications to the employer, from this the employer will look at your details and evaluate the current candidates so you will be awaiting a response from either the employer or S&B if the employer would like to discuss further. Should you wish to retract your application at any point, we kindly request that you inform us at your earliest convenience.

About this company

The North East-based travel operator now owns Procters Coaches in North Yorkshire, Compass Royston Travel, serving Stockton, Middlesbrough and Teesside, Esk Valley Coaches operating in North and East Riding of Yorkshire and Fourway Coaches, which operates across West Yorkshire Procters Coaches was established on April 1st, 1990 in Bedale North Yorkshire and is a family owned business that has grown to be one of the largest coach companies in North Yorkshire. Procters Coaches is a family owned business that has grown to be one of the largest coach companies in North Yorkshire. Kevin Procter previously, worked for his fathers company Procters Taxis in Bedale he started at the young age of 17 as a driver, but had an urge to drive buses. Kevin’s Dad, John retired and offered the business to Kevin, but he was still keen to drive buses and so the taxi company was sold to Kevin’s Uncle who still runs it today. Kevin took the opportunity then with a helping hand from his father and set up Procters Coaches and started with one mini bus and one large coach and so the story began! Procters Coaches is a real family company and many members of the Procter’s family are involved in the business. East Yorkshire became part the Go-Ahead family in the summer of 2018. The company operates regular bus services, in addition to open top and seasonal services along the North Yorkshire Coast. (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

We are committed to providing you with all the support and training you need to gain your Apprenticeship Qualification and to develop your career further with us. As a company we love to help our employees by encouraging them, this could open up even more career opportunities.

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:


David Watts


The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258039.

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Closes in 12 days (Monday 5 August at 11:59pm)

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