Driver Instructor


Please note-this position is only available to candidates employed within Transport for Wales Rail Services.  If you are not eligible to apply for this position, your application will not be considered.

Do you love your current driver role?

Would you relish a new challenge?

Do you want to play a part in driving the changes to the rail network in Wales?  

If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you to pass on your passion and enthusiasm to others!

We have an exciting opportunity for a driver to be seconded into a driver instructor role for the Crewe depot for a period of up to 12 months.  

Based at Crewe, this role will allow you to get involved in a range of activities; you will be responsible for delivering driver training/briefing, coaching and supporting drivers who are returning to work, mentoring drivers undertaking route learning, and completing driver assessments where needed.

You will also provide support and feedback to the Driver Management Team when required.

You must be a qualified Train Driver, with at least 3 years driving experience and knowledge of routes and traction for the relevant area. You should excel in your current role, have excellent written & verbal communication skills and above all, possess heaps of motivation for the driver role.  You will need to hold or be prepared to work towards the Coaching & Assessor and Presentation Skills awards, as well as having good IT skills.


Please see the attached job description.


Driver Instructor JD TfW (6)


  • Location: Crewe
  • Job Title: Driver Instructor
  • Hours: 35
  • Salary £55,837 per annum
  • Closing Date 26/10/2020
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