Fuel Efficient Bus/Coach Driver
With over 100,000 goods and passenger transport vehicles operating in Ireland on a daily basis, there is an increasing demand for bus and coach drivers. The Swilly Group has worked closely with a number of major employers in the passenger transport industry to develop this cutting edge programme. The Fuel Efficient Bus/Coach Driver programme is designed to allow the learner to obtain the Bus/Coach licence and gain the necessary skills and knowledge to drive a Bus or Coach safely and fuel efficiently.
The course will cover the following core elements:
- Bus/Coach Driving Licence (RSA)
- Driver CPC Card (RSA)
- Occupational First Aid (FETAC)
- Certificate in Advanced Driving (RoSPA)
- Fuel Efficient Driving
- Customer Service (FETAC)
The learners will complete 10 weeks of work placement in a passenger transport company where they will gain experience in driving passenger carrying vehicles. They will also experience the day to day operations and work environment within such a company.
Locations and Start Dates
|Galway||17 November 2014||23 Weeks|
|Kilkenny||02 March 2015||23 Weeks|
|Letterkenny||23 March 2015||23 Weeks|
To find out more about this programme contact:
Padraic Walsh, Training Manager, Swilly Group
T: (074) 91 51212
To be eligible for a Momentum programme you must meet the following criteria:
- Be unemployed for 12 months or longer and
- Be in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance, Jobseekers Benefit or be signing on for Social Insurance Contribution Credits for 12 months or longer and
- Be actively seeking work.
You must apply through Employment Services at the Department of Social Protection to confirm your eligibility and get assistance in identifying a suitable project.