JOINING INFO 
 ABOUT US 
 GO GREEN 
 MEET THE TEAM 
 TRAVEL INSURANCE 
 FAQS 
 GROUPS 
 CONTACT US 
 FINANCIAL PROTECTION 
 TRAVEL SHOPS 
 SKILLS WORLDWIDE TRAVEL 
 TV 
 PRIVACY POLICY 
 CAREERS & DRIVING ACADEMY 
 AGENT LOGIN 
 SITE MAP 
 GENDER PAY GAP REPORTING 

SEARCH BY...


BROCHURE REQUEST

FAQ's

Our frequently asked questions are here to assist you. We are often asked a variety of question from customers prior to travel...

Find out more

Skills Coach Holidays - Job vacancies, Careers, learn to become a coach driver with Skills Driving Academy and coach driver training school.

Our Vision

Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful Bus & Coach operator in the UK, setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the “Best Drivers in the World”. We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and holiday programs improving each journey one at a time. With our carefully selected and highly trained staff that is vibrant, age diverse, highly motivated and focused along with our modern, impeccably presented fleet we achieve consistently ambitious standards of customer service. Always exceeding to ensure that we are the number one choice for holidays and passenger transport solutions across the East Midlands.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 

PCV DRIVERS (PT & FT)

Bulwell, Nottingham

Looking for a new challenge? We employ a combination of full-time, part-time and seasonal drivers throughout the year.

Our Vision

Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful bus & coach operator in the UK, setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the “Best Drivers in the World”. We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and our holiday programmes, improving each 
journey one at a time. With our carefully selected and highly trained staff, that is vibrant, age diverse, highly motivated and focused, along with our modern, impeccably presented fleet, we achieve consistently ambitious standards of customer service. Always exceeding to ensure that we are the number one choice for holidays and transport solutions across the East Midlands.

About the Role

We are looking for drivers to undertake all types of work including National Express, contracts, 
private hire, excursions and tours depending upon experience.

Your responsibilities:

  • Ensure customers enjoy a safe and comfortable journey with us
  • Assist customers with their queries
  • Act in a professional manner at all times
  • Carry out walk round checks of your vehicle prior to every journey
  • Be punctual to your duties

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

We are looking for enthusiastic drivers who enjoy dealing with people and have a positive attitude. 
You must:

  • Hold a full PCV Licence
  • Have a valid DQC Card
  • Have strong communication and customer service skills
  • Be clean, smart and polite
  • Be able to see an unexpected problem as an interesting challenge

 

Salary and benefits

  • £9.00ph for contract and private Hire driving, hours dependant on route
  • £10.00ph on National Express contract, 48-60 hours p/w
  • Company pension scheme
  • When you work for Skills, you can be assured that you are joining one of the best and most respected coach operators and a member of The Guild of British Coach Operators.

 

Application

If you think you would be an asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then apply now!

Please send an application form to  amanda.hayes@skills.co.uk 

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

NATIONAL EXPRESS PCV DRIVER - FULL TIME 

Bulwell, Nottingham

Looking for a new Challenge? We employ a combination of full-time, part-time and seasonal drivers throughout the year.

Our Vision

Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful Bus & Coach operator in the UK, setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the “Best Drivers in the World”. We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and our holiday programmes, improving each 
journey one at a time. With our carefully selected and highly trained staff, that is vibrant, age diverse, highly motivated and focused, along with our modern, impeccably presented fleet, we achieve consistently ambitious standards of customer service. Always exceeding to ensure that we are the number one choice for holidays and transport solutions across the East Midlands.

About the Role

We are looking for drivers to undertake our National Express  contracts as we expand our business
and fleet, Your  responsibilities:

  • Ensure customers enjoy a safe and comfortable journey with us
  • Assist customers with their queries
  • Act in a professional manner at all times
  • Carry out walk round checks of your vehicle prior to every journey
  • Be punctual to your duties

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

We are looking for enthusiastic drivers who enjoy dealing with people and have a positive attitude. 
You must:

  • Hold a full PCV Licence
  • Have a valid DQC Card
  • Have strong communication and customer service skills
  • Be clean, smart and polite
  • Be able to see an unexpected problem as an interesting challenge

 

Salary and benefits

  • £10.00ph on National Express contract, 48-60 hours p/w
  • Company pension scheme
  • When you work for Skills, you can be assured that you are joining one of the best and most respected coach operators and a member of The Guild of British Coach Operators.

 

Application

Please email a recent CV and Cover Letter/download an application form and send to  amanda.hayes@skills.co.uk

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 

SKILLS DRIVING ACADEMY

 

Thinking of a new career? Want an Opportunity to see more of Europe and the UK? Skills’ unique on-site Driver Training Academy gives a fantastic opportunity to anyone aged 21 and over wanting a professional and rewarding career in the coach industry.

Our Vision

Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful bus & coach operator in the UK, setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the “Best Drivers in the World”. We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and our holiday programmes, improving each
journey one at a time. With our carefully selected and highly trained staff, that is vibrant, age diverse, highly motivated and focused, along with our modern, impeccably presented fleet, we achieve consistently ambitious standards of customer service. Always exceeding to ensure that we are the number one choice for holidays and transport solutions across the East Midlands.

About the Role

We are looking for a full time Trainee PCV Driver

  • You will Gain a professional PCV Driver's Licence to Category D standard enabling you to become
    a professional bus and coach driver and travel throughout Europe
  • This is an onsite instruction, Monday to Friday.
  • The cost of the training is £3000 (covered by Skills under the employment contract)
  • Pay included whilst in training

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Full driving Licence

 

Salary and benefits

  • Starting Wage of £7.83ph
  • Company pension scheme, 20 days holiday and 8 bank holidays, holiday discounts for friends and family

 

Application

If you think you would be a valuable asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then 
apply now!

Please email a recent CV and Cover Letter/download an application form and send it to  amanda.hayes@skills.co.uk

 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 

Travel Consultant RECEPTIONIST

Skills Group, Head Office Bulwell Nottingham

Our Vision

Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful Bus & Coach operator in the UK, setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the “Best Drivers in the World”. We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and holiday programs improving each journey one
at a time. With our carefully selected and highly trained staff that is vibrant, age diverse, highly motivated and focused along with our modern, impeccably presented fleet we achieve consistently ambitious standards of customer service. Always exceeding to ensure that we are the number one choice for holidays and passenger transport solutions across the East Midlands.

About the Role

We are currently recruiting for a Travel Consultant Receptionist to effectively and efficiently run and
co-ordinate the reception desk and area. This will include face to face customer, supplier and guest visitor’s interaction. To receive phone calls and manage the internal and external phone systems for
the busy company.

Be the first point of contact to guests and staff that are wishing to visit the head office staff. So, a friendly helpful and polite manner always is needed. A can do and wiliness to help attitude is also required.

To maintain and ensure that daily reception duties are undertaken this is to include.

Checking emails

Listening to voicemails

Daily banking

Stationary ordering and stock control

Company taxi accounts management

Retail branch room requests

Serving customers face to face and via telephone.

Managing and working to a budget

Essential Criteria

Computer literate – with experience of word, excel and outlook

Proven sales history

High attention to detail

Ability to multitask

To work efficiently to tight deadlines

Polite

Well presented

Hardworking

Good organisation skills

Desirable criteria

Previous experience working a busy reception

Daily Tasks

  • Maintain the company voicemails
  • Daily banking
  • Maintain the company email system and enquiries email
  • Book holidays
  • Answer the phone in competition with the branch staff
  • Order customer taxis for Laver and Skills
  • Order company stationary
  • Order and arrange branch stationary
  • Branch room requests
  • Help the product department when needed
  • Tour pack management during peak seasons

 

Salary Expectations

Hours of work – 40 hrs a week Full time

Monday – Friday 08.30 – 17.00

Saturdays – 08.00 – 12.00 when needed on a rota basis with 4 hrs time given back in the week.

Application

If you think you would be a valuable asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then
apply now!

Please Apply to amanda.hayes@skills.co.uk

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 

PSV PCV HGV TECHNICIANS AND VEHICLE INSPECTORS DAYS AND NIGHTS

Skills Group, Head Office Bulwell Nottingham

We are looking for Highly skilled, experienced PSV technicians to join our friendly engineering team at our purpose-built engineering facility.

 Our Vision

Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful Bus & Coach operator in the UK, setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the “Best Drivers in the World”. We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and our holiday programmes, improving each journey one at a time. With our carefully selected and highly trained staff, that is vibrant, age diverse, highly motivated and focused, along with our modern, impeccably presented fleet, we achieve consistently ambitious standards of customer service. Always exceeding to ensure that we are the number one choice for holidays and transport solutions across the East Midlands.

About the Role

We are looking for a full time PSV Technician and Vehicle inspector with main duties of:

  • Carrying out vehicle inspections and MOT preparations to a high standard
  • Routine servicing and maintenance repairs being able to diagnose and resolve an issue
  • Fault finding and defect clearing using the latest diagnostics equipment
  • Completion of all required paperwork to a high standard

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Good housekeeping routines to meet health and safety standards
  • Recognised qualifications (City and Guilds NVQ or equivalent) if not proven Industry experience
  • Team player but able to work on own initiative with experience of working on a wide variety of makes of coaches
  • A full driving licences

 

Desirable

  • A PCV License

 

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive wage dependent on experience on 40hours a week on a rota shift basis
  • Company Pension Scheme, 20 days holiday and 8 bank holidays, Holiday discounts for friends and family and an opportunity to gain industry standard IRTEC accreditation plus other Diagnostic and Dealer training opportunities

 

Application

If you think you would be a valuable asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then apply now!

Please Apply to amanda.hayes@skills.co.uk

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Body shop Technicians

Bulwell Head Office

We are looking for Highly skilled, experienced Body shop technicians to join our friendly engineering team at our purpose-built engineering facility.

Our Vision

Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful Bus & Coach operator in the UK, setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the “Best Drivers in the World”. We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and our holiday programmes, improving each journey one at a time. With our carefully selected and highly trained staff, that is vibrant, age diverse, highly motivated and focused, along with our modern, impeccably presented fleet, we achieve consistently ambitious standards of customer service. Always exceeding to ensure that we are the number one choice for holidays and transport solutions across the East Midlands.

About the Role

We are looking for a full time Body Shop Technician with main duties of:

  • Carrying out timely repair of accident damage to a high standard
  • Routine fleet maintenance functions
  • Completion of all required paperwork to a high standard

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Experience in Coach repairs preferable.
  • Good housekeeping routines to meet health and safety standards
  • Recognised qualifications (City and Guilds NVQ or equivalent) if not proven Industry experience
  • Team player but able to work on own initiative with experience of working on a wide variety of makes of coaches
  • A full driving licence

 

Desirable

  • A PCV License

 

Salary and benefits

  • Starting on £7.83 ph. with opportunity for more dependent on experience on 40hours a week on a rota shift basis
  • Company Pension Scheme, 20 days holiday and 8 bank holidays, Holiday discounts for friends and family and an opportunity to gain industry standard IRTEC accreditation plus other Diagnostic and Dealer training opportunities

 

Application

If you think you would be a valuable asset to our team and could help us achieve our vision then apply now!

Please apply to Amanda.hayes@skills.co.uk

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------