CALAT Croydon Adult Learning and Training

Abellio Bus Driver apprenticeship preparation course

Course dates

2 courses: 10 January 2022 and 21 February 2022

Who is this course for?

This course is for those that are interested in a Bus Driver Apprenticeship with Abellio Bus Company 

What will I learn on this course?

This course will prepare you for the application process. You will research the vacancies, learn the techniques of completing a successful application, learn and practice interview skills, discover how to deliver excellent customer service in a public service environment.

You will also have the opportunity of meeting one of the Abellio Managers during one of the zoom sessions, when you will be able to hear, first hand, about the apprenticeship and ask any questions you may have.

On successful completion of this course, you will gain a City & Guilds certificate in interview skills

Progression opportunities

Progression onto the Abellio Bus Driver Apprenticeship programme for those successfully completing all stages of the application process.


Enrolment onto a CALAT Customer Service course for those wishing to further develop their Customer Service skills

Course entry requirements

Current UK Drivers Licence – (on acceptance onto the apprenticeship, you will be trained in Bus Driving and achieve your licence)

This is an online course and it is necessary to have a PC or laptop to produce your work for your qualification, plus internet access.  Laptops are available for loan, if required.  Please email if you need to discuss borrowing a laptop.

Joining instructions

For more information, please contact Andrew Gee –