PCV Training Instructor – Bolton

Full Time Rotala Ltd in Training
  • BL1 1PP, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Apply Before : 31/07/2024
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Job Description

Location: Bolton Depot

Competitive Salary


Rotala are looking for a experienced Training Instructor to develop and inspire our PCV Driver trainees across the business.


Reporting to our Group Head of HR, you will be based at our Rotala Training Academy in Bolton. You will become a vital member of our successful training team of PCV instructors and DVSA Examiners.


You will be responsible for delivering our inhouse training program, teaching new recruits in all aspects of PCV Driving, Safety and Customer Service Training.


You will incorporate Rotala’s values & beliefs, policies & procedures into your teaching methods, to ensure all trainee drivers who join our business feel part of the team from day one, which shines through in our higher than industry standard pass rates.





Overall purpose of job role:

  • To train new drivers to the standard of PCV in accordance with the Department of Transport guidance.
  • To deliver all aspects of Customer Service and Safety Training incorporating Diamond Bus NW values & beliefs, policies & procedures.

Key responsibilities & Duties

  • To instruct new employees to DVSA PCV Standard.
  • To deliver customer service training that puts the customer at the heart of the service delivery.
  • To deliver key safe working practices identified by the business.
  • To run driver training programmes and assessments for new drivers joining the business.
  • To ensure all legislative updates are implemented and reviewed.
  • To carry out driving assessments as and when required.
  • To deliver driver related instruction and CPC training to both new and experienced drivers.
  • To deliver training in operational procedures.
  • To deliver remedial support and coaching following critical incidents or driver skills assessment to restore confidence and competence.
  • To ensure that the Training Manager (or equivalent) is promptly informed of trainee driver/employee poor performance or conduct during training.
  • To undertake driving duties as and when required.
  • Able to work at other locations if required.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A valid PCV licence for a minimum of 3 years
  • Should hold or be willing to work towards Driving Instructors Level 3 NVQ – must be achieved within 1 year of becoming a Driving Instructor to be DSA compliant.
  • Occupationally competent in all aspects of the job.
  • An excellent performance record, free from avoidable collisions as a PCV bus/coach driver..
  • Experience of working as an effective member of a team.
  • Experience of successfully achieving deadlines and working without close supervision.
  • Demonstrable record of great customer service.


You will be part of an incredible family here at Rotala. We employ over 1500 colleagues across the UK. Aside from the reward of delivering an incredible training experience to our staff, there is plenty more we can offer:

  • Free travel for you and your family
  • Free uniform
  • Workplace pension
  • 28 days holiday

For further information visit: https://www.diamondbuses.com/careers/training-instructor/


To apply for the role, please send a letter of application and CV by email to:

Emma Woods, Group Head of HR: emma.woods@rotala.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 31st July 2024.

The Rotala Group is an equal opportunities employer.