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Apprentice Scheme - 1 x Stores Apprentice - August/September 2018 intake

High Wycombe HP12 3RH


Get Paid, Get Experienced, Get Qualified

Arriva are a leading transport provider in the UK and are part of the Deutsche Bahn (DB) group which have operations in 130 countries worldwide.

As one of the biggest bus operators across the Shires Area, we offer some of the biggest opportunities and we’re always looking for fresh talent which means you could join us as an Apprentice Engineer. It takes a real team to keep our buses running every day of the week. Everyone is important in helping us keep our buses well maintained and in tip-top condition and that’s why you will be well rewarded and looked after. Come and join our team.


We are looking to recruit a Stores Apprentice to be based at our High Wycombe depot.  Stores Operative’s play an essential role in assisting our Engineers.  As an Apprentice you will assist with day to day duties in our workshop stores environment, whilst also working towards a recognised qualification.  The position consists of both “on and off the job” learning, it involves 3 to 4 weeks block placements at our Training Academy in Derby, with up to eleven weeks a year required attendance, working towards an NVQ Level 2 and Technical Certificate in Mechanical Maintenance, or higher awards.


Travelling expenses and accommodation in Derby will be provided as necessary. In return we offer an excellent remuneration package commensurate with your skills and experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply in writing with CV and covering letter, quoting reference: HW-MA-0118.

In your application letter please can you answer the following questions:

  • Can you give an example of how you have displayed your enthusiasm for engineering and how you achieved this?
  • Can you give an example of where you’ve worked in a team and what did you achieve?


Send your application electronically using the form below, by email to [email protected] or by post to:

Rekha Kumar, Arriva Midlands, 4 Westmoreland Avenue, Thurmaston, Leicester. LE4 8PH

Closing Date: Sun 25 February, 2018

Reference Number: HW-MA-0118

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