Apprentice Parts Consultant C P A

CPA Car Parts are looking for a motivated individual to join them as an Apprentice Parts Consultant. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an exciting and vibrant company and to develop a future career. Be part of a fast paced environment that recognises staff as the most valuable asset.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 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

    8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001211546

  • Positions

    1 available

The Parts Consultant Apprenticeship responsibilities will include: 

  • Building long-term relationships with local customers
  • Managing stock and picking parts
  • Learning the operational aspects of the warehouse
  • Taking orders over the telephone and up-selling to increase invoice value
  • Making outbound calls to raise customer awareness and achieve sales
  • Actively promoting offers, discounts and customer competitions
  • Limit credits and returns by sending the right parts, first time
  • Become an essential, trusted part of your customers’ business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An ambitious individual who is driven
  • The ability to operate in a fast and demanding environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work as part of a team
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal

Personal qualities

  • Determined: able to recognise the opportunity afforded by the apprenticeship and willing to commit to success
  • Analytical: able to approach problems logically
  • Compliant: prepared to accept leadership and direction
  • Empathetic: able to get on with colleagues
  • Diligent: determined to get things right first time with close attention to quality
  • Persistent: able to balance priorities so that, whilst at work the job comes first
  • Integrity: is honest with self and others

Qualifications required

  • There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, Maths and ICT

Future prospects

On successful completion of your apprenticeship you will receive NVQ Level 2 certificates along with Functional skills in Maths, English and ICT as well as an Employment Rights and Responsibilities project. You will then have the opportunity to work towards your Level 3 qualification.

About the employer

Cpa is an independent parts shop or warehouse that sell parts and components for vehicles.

Employer

C P A

Address

Birches Industrial Estate

East Grinstead

RH19 1XZ

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Training provider

  • This course usually takes 18 months to gain an NVQ/VCQ Level 2.
  • To do this you'll go to a further education (FE) college, either on day or block release.
  • The rest of the time will be spent in a place of employment where you will get to learn practical skills from seeing the real working environment
  • Once you pass your assessments and progress through your course you will be able to start completing tasks on your own.
  • To ensure you are competent in completing tasks on your own a Remit assessor will visit you periodically at the work place to complete assessment testing with you.

Training is delivered to suit the needs of every apprentice and their employer, where possible, and includes:

  • On-the-job supported study
  • E-learning
  • Distance learning and self-study
  • Classroom sessions
  • Off-the-job training
  • Block training

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Emily Draven emily.draven@remit.co.uk


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Closing date: 01 Sep 2017