South Yorkshire Wheels2Work Entry Criteria

Are you eligible for a scooter?

If you can answer yes to all the following questions below then you pass our entry criteria and we may be able to loan you a scooter:

I live in South Yorkshire and I am at least 16 years old.

If I am 16 or 17, I have the support and permission of my Parent or Guardian to apply for the scheme.

I can provide a Guarantor.

I have a firm offer of work, training or college and am unable to get there OR...

...I am already in work, training or college but am struggling to get there.

I have checked the Travel South Yorkshire Journey Planner and there is no suitable public transport for my journey.

I have a provisional driving or full licence OR...

I will apply OR have applied for my provisional driving licence.

I am willing to undertake CBT scooter training which is a legal requirement.

I can afford the £50 admin fee and monthly payments of £80 lease fees.

I can cover the £350 insurance excess fee, if the scooter is damaged or stolen during my lease period.

I have somewhere safe and secure to store the scooter at home.

I understand the loan period is 6 months.


Wheels2Work+ Scooter Purchase Scheme

Wheels2Work+ is our NEW scooter purchase scheme – available only to current SYW2W scheme participants. This scheme allows our current riders to buy their leased scooter...



We have helped over 750 people get to work, training or college over the past 3 years! 95% of them were highly satisfied or satisfied with the support received.

Getting a scooter was very important to me. There were just no buses that could have got me to work on time and having been out of work for over a year, I was desperate to accept the job."