Ford Vehicle Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Allen Ford - Ford

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside fully qualified parts advisors to be fully trained in sourcing and supplying parts for light vehicles.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    5 days per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001200621

  • Positions

    1 available

The Parts Advisor Apprentice will be working with both customers and workshop staff, over the phone and face to face, using computerised stock management systems and parts identification programme – ECAT. A Parts Advisor Apprentice will support the dealership, improve sales and provide excellent customer service.

An exciting opportunity that offers a varied workload the apprentice will develop skills in a number of areas, including:

  • Safe storage of parts
  • Handling
  • Storing
  • Receiving stock
  • Payments
  • Procedures
  • Identifying
  • Sourcing
  • Ordering parts
  • Monitoring and solving customer problems/enquiries and processing customer’s orders.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No skills required as full training will be provided.

Personal qualities

A keen interest in the vehicle industry with good communication skills both written and verbal. The Apprentice must be hard working and motivated.

Qualifications required

Minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent (A-C in English and Maths required).

Future prospects

A full time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within specific interests they may have such as progressing through the dealership.

Things to consider

What skills do you have that make you the best candidate for the role?

About the employer

Allen Ford is one of the UK's leading and long established Ford dealer groups. Our substantial buying power enables us to buy and stock large volumes of New and Used cars & vans which we sell to our customers at very competitive prices whilst maintaining the high standards of customer service expected from a main dealer.

Employer

Allen Ford - Ford

Address

Riverside Way

Bedford Road

Northampton

NN1 5NX

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Training provider

Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the dealership and an advisor will visit at least every 4-6 weeks as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course. An Apprentice’s training includes:

  • Industry recognised framework qualification.
  • Functional Skills (ICT, English and Maths), if required
  • NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
  • Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

philip holder 01923 216 165


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017