Vehicle Sales Apprenticeship A1 CAR SEARCH LIMITED

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work as part of a sales team where the apprentice will become fluent in selling techniques and learn Ford vehicle product knowledge, giving customers a professional, informed service.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 a week, TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Vehicles Sales Apprenticeship is an exciting opportunity to for apprentices to work within a modern dealership as part of a thriving sales team covering all areas of the sales environment.

The Apprenticeship Programme will develop initially the apprentice’s vehicle sales product knowledge, giving customers a professional, informed service. The apprentice will become fluent in selling techniques, finance and vehicle appraisal systems, through dedicated training on a one-to-one basis, delivered ‘in-house’, reducing the time spent out of the dealership.

The Apprentice will undertake specific modules ensuring each customer receives a quality, professional purchasing experience leading to increased customer retention.

The main duties on a daily basis will be:

  • Talking to customers face to face
  • Supporting the senior sales executive with all aspects of their role
  • Working towards targets

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Full training to be provided, no skills required

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in the vehicle and sales industry
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • learner must be very motivated and target driven

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-D 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 any other areas of commerce they may be interested in.

Things to consider

Driving licence required as the role involves moving cars around the salesroom,going on test drives and filling cars with petrol before they are picked up by the buyer.

About the employer

Save time and money, we’ll guide you through the pitfalls, source, purchase and deliver your vehicle to your door. Unlimited Choice A1 provides all it’s customers with unrivalled choice. No matter what make or model you require we will find it for you. Even if your dream car might be something quite rare, A1 will help you find it, through our large network of contacts. Why buy from A1 Checks & Servicing All vehicles are fully HPI clear and benefit from our vigorous 75 point pre-delivery check. Any vehicles within two thousand miles of a service will be serviced by us, prior to delivery.




Unit 22

Bolney Grange Industrial Park


Haywards Heath

RH17 5PB

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Training provider

  • Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the dealership
  • 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)
  • NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Sales

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet


Yasmin Hartley

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017