DAF Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Ford & Slater Ltd

Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified parts advisors to be fully trained in sourcing and supplying parts for Heavy Vehicle.

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Closing date: 30 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-Friday, 8am – 5pm (40 Hours)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001294250

  • Positions

    1 available

As this role offers a varied workload the Apprentice will develop skills in a number of areas, including:

  • Safe storage of parts.
  • Handling, storing and receiving stock, payments, procedures, identifying, sourcing and ordering parts.
  • Monitoring and solving customer problems/enquiries and processing of customer orders.

The Parts Advisor Apprentice will be working with both customers and workshop staff, over the phone and face to face, using DAF computerised stock management systems and parts identification programme – ECAT.

A Parts Advisor Apprentice will support the dealership, improve sales and provide excellent customer service.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No skills required as full training will be provided.

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in the heavy vehicle industry with good communication skills both verbal and written.

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 specific interests they may have, whether it is progressing through the dealership, working towards a job within motorsport.

About the employer

The dealer is one of the largest Ford & DAF dealership groups in the UK. 

They operate 10 dealerships strategically located across the East Midlands and East Anglia.

Employer

Ford & Slater Ltd

Address

Newark Road

Peterborough

PE1 5YD

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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).
  • NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3.
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate).

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Alice Regan 01923 216165 alice.regan@skillnet.org.uk


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017