Vehicle Parts Apprenticeship Ferndown Commercial Ltd

We are looking for a Parts Apprentice to join our busy parts department.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 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

    Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091044994

  • Positions

    1 available

We understand that our customer’s vehicles are a vital tool to their business or everyday life. This is why our main aim at Ferndown Commercials is to keep our customers on the road. We pride ourselves on pulling out all the stops to ensure your vehicle is back on the road as soon as possible, whether it’s following a service or a breakdown.

The staff at Ferndown Commercials Ltd are some of the most experienced and are constantly undergoing training, keeping up to date with all the latest changes ensuring the customer is always getting the very best service available.

We are looking for a Parts Apprentice to join our busy parts department. This manufacturer approved programme will provide you full training in all aspects of running a parts department.

The duties include

  • Receiving parts into stock
  • Booking of parts to workshop jobs
  • Maintaining stock level and dealing with retail and trade customers
  • Keeping records
  • Managing returns
  • Processing payments

The ideal candidate will have good communication and I.T. Skills. This position would suit someone who is looking for their first opportunity within the Motor Trade. In return we offer full training and ongoing career development opportunities.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enjoys working as part of a busy team
  • Customer service skills
  • Good time Keeping

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Methodical and organised
  • Good concentration
  • Able to work to strict deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office, Outlook etc.

Qualifications required

4 GSCEs (or equivalent) at grade A*-C would be desirable.

Future prospects

For the right candidate there will be opportunities for further training.

About the employer

Ferndown Commercials Ltd is one of the leading Isuzu Truck and Isuzu 4 x 4 dealers in the South of England, stocking new and used vehicles and an exceptional level of customer service throughout Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.

An established family run company specialising in repairs, maintenance and Pre MOT inspections on all types of commercial vehicles and cranes. We also have the facility to carry out MOT tests on all class 4 and 7 vehicles. With over 24 years'; experience, you can rely on our fully trained technicians, to provide an excellent service and cause minimal disruption to your day.

Having won many customer care awards over the years we pride ourselves on all the services we can offer. Whatever your requirements may be our sales, service, parts and administration team are always more than happy to help.

Employer

Ferndown Commercial Ltd

Address

18-20 Haviland Road

Ferndown

BH21 7RG

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Training provider

We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Learning and Development Coaches will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard. With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Parts
  • Technical Certificate in Vehicle Parts Principles
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

All training will be delivered by a combination of work place training & assessment and attending one day a week at our Bournemouth/Fareham campus. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

Paragon

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry

Contact

Rebecca Hutton


Other information

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).

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017