Category Sponsor - First Bus

This award is open to rising stars of the industry. It is aimed at apprentices who strive for the maximum knowledge, practical skills and embrace new technology. It could also be awarded to an individual who acts as an ambassador for the engineering profession, inspiring more people to consider an apprenticeship as a viable career alternative.

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First Bus

Category Sponsor

FirstGroup plc is the leading transport operator in the UK and North America and our services help to create strong, vibrant and sustainable local economies.

During the last year around 2.2 billion people relied on us to get to work, to education, to visit family and friends and much more and, each day, every one of our 110,000 employees works hard to deliver vitally important services for our passengers.

Our vision is to provide solutions for an increasingly congested world… keeping people moving and communities prospering.

First Bus, one of FirstGroup’s five Divisions, is one of Britain’s largest bus operators with around a fifth of bus services outside London. A fleet of some 6,200 buses carries approximately 1.6 million passengers a day in a huge number of communities including 40 of the UK's largest towns and cities. We operate some US-style yellow school buses and have a fleet of coaches available for charter. We also operate the Aircoach network in Ireland.

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