Apprentice Parts Consultant Birmingham TPS LLP

Volkswagen Group parts personnel are essential team members within the retailer. The parts department plays a vital role in selling parts and accessories, as well as providing assistance to both the service and vehicle sales departments in helping them to work effectively.

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

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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

    40 hours Monday - Friday with the possible Saturday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001257686

  • Positions

    1 available

Subjects covered by our learning modules and duties are:

  • Health and Safety
  • Handling and receiving stock, storing parts, workplace security
  • Assembling orders, loading goods, delivering parts
  • Stock control & parts interpretation
  • Telephone skills
  • Customer awareness and complaint handling
  • Consumer law and processing payment transactions
  • Motor vehicle knowledge
  • Improving customer service
  • Selling parts
  • Commercial awareness
  • Stock management
  • Parts finance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Exceptional communication skills are essential; you must be IT literate and able to work competently as part of a team.

Personal qualities

You must have a genuine interest working in the automotive sector and be committed to the two year apprenticeship programme.  You must be willing to learn in hands on environment and will need to be confident with your IT skills.

Qualifications required

A minimum of three GCSE’s grades A-C (New Grades 4 - 9) in English, Maths and Science or the equivalent.

Future prospects

Possibility of full time career/further training

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. Please do not contact dealership, we are main point of contact for this vacancy and carry out a full recruitment service for the local dealer. Approaching the dealer directly will not always help your application.

About the employer

VOLKSWAGEN Group Dealership

Employer

Birmingham TPS LLP

Address

311 Century Building

Tower Street

Brunswick Business Park

Liverpool

L3 4BJ

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Training provider

• VCQ Level 3 in Vehicle Parts Operations
• Level 2 Key and Core Skills Certificates
• IMI Level 2 Technical Certificate and IMI Level 3 Diploma
• Advanced Apprenticeship Completion Certificate

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babcock Training Limited

Contact

Samantha Ranger


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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2017