Apprenticeships in

Bus and Coach Engineering

Reaseheath delivers bus and coach apprenticeship training for industry leading company First Bus.

As a bus and coach engineering apprentice you will predominantly inspect, diagnose, repair and test equipment and systems on buses and coaches from different manufacturers.

At college you will learn the practical theory in our new Reaseheath Apprenticeship Engineering Academy.

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What will I study?

  • How to inspect, diagnose and record defects to the applicable standard
  • Diagnostic principles based on logical, analytical interpretation leading to solving problems
  • Emerging bus and coach technologies and the impact they will have on the knowledge and skills technicians will require in the future
  • Current Health and Safety requirements and workshop practices
  • How to carry out high quality  road worthiness inspections specific to their trade
  • How the business works from an operational perspective and where their role fits within the business and how they contribute to the success of the organisation
  • Customer expectations delivering a safe, clean, reliable service
  • The requirements of attending and assessing roadside incidents
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 3 years
  • Block release

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Preferably 3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

  • After this course you can continue to progress within the industry or study a degree at university