Passenger Transport Driver Bus, Coach and Tram | Highfield Assessment

Person Specification:
Passenger Transport Driver - Bus, Coach and Tram End Point Assessor

Essential Experience

  • Have occupational expertise and knowledge, at the relevant level of the occupational areas they are assessing, which has been gained through working in the industry.
  • Hold qualifications, or have undertaken training, that has legislative and technical relevance to the Passenger Transport Driver Apprenticeship Standard (e.g. they should be a qualified driver in the area they are assessing).
  • Hold or be working towards a vocational assessment qualification such as A1 or Highfield Level 3 Award in Undertaking End Point Assessment (training provided upon successful application).

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Evidence of regularly updated continuing professional development (CPD) to demonstrate practical experience and up-to-date occupational expertise. This will cover updated knowledge and skills, changes to legislation and consider the latest developments in the sector.
  • Understanding of regulators’ requirements: Ofqual, SFA, and other relevant industry bodies.
  • Practice standardised assessment principles as set out by Highfield Assessment.
  • Competent in carrying out the assessments specified and grading the apprentice in line with the requirements set out in the assessment plan.
  • Experience of producing clear, accurate and concise written reports that provide assessment decisions, constructive feedback and grading decisions.
  • IT proficient, including the use of web conferencing software.
  • Driving licence and access to own vehicle.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills, and the ability to effectively prioritise.
  • Able to work independently, but also lead a team, if required.


  • Have an understanding of apprenticeship standards, in particular the Passenger Transport Driver standard.
  • Experience of producing clear, accurate and concise written reports in a number of formats.
  • Flexibility to travel across the UK.
  • Willingness to agree to overnight stays away from home, if required.
  • Hold an IQA assessor award.
  • Expertise to administer and use the assessment tools required in the assessment plan.

So are you ready to take the next step in becoming an IQA with Highfield Assessment.

First, you’ll need to complete our application form and send it to us alongside a copy of your CV. To download this form as an editable PDF, please right click on it and select 'Save Link/Target As'. You can then save this document, edit it and send it to us at

If we have an immediate demand in your sector and you meet our requirements, we’ll arrange an interview. If you are successful after this stage, then you will be invited to attend our induction training.