If you carry passengers for hire or reward you need a passenger ‘P’ endorsement on your licence. To become a bus driver you will need a ‘P’ endorsement as well as a Class 2 licence allowing you to drive vehicles up to 18,000kg.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
To be eligible:
This course includes:
You must have
Held a full class 1 licence for two years or more.
DL9 Medical from your GP (Approx $55) no more than 5 years old.
Be able to pass a 'fit and proper persons check'* Serious convictions may stop a person from holding a P.endorsement licence (contact NZTA if you have any concerns).
* People from overseas will need to provide documented proof of traffic and criminal history (we can help you with this).
Bus Driver Training Course includes:
Class 2 Bus
Class 2 learner training
Logbooks – Unit standard 24089 Fatigue Management, Work Time and Driver logbook.
Operate a rigid vehicle (Class 4) unit standard 17576. (No resit fees on unit standard theory assessments if not passed straight away)
Driving practice on a Class 2 bus.
Practical Drive Assessment on Bus provided by us.
Assistance filling in all necessary documentation to obtain Passenger Endorsement licence.