Suzuki Service Advisor Apprentice Anthony Betts Motor Group

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Apprentice Programme as a Service Advisor. You will be working in a dedicated dealership and receive block release training at our state of the art facility in Doncaster.

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

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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

    Mon - Sun 08:00am - 18:00pm (Weekend work on a rota basis)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001294989

  • Positions

    1 available

Are you: Interested in a career in the retail motor industry and working with the exciting range of Suzuki vehicles? Able to show that you can work well as part of a team and listen carefully and respond to colleagues? Able to demonstrate an interest in computers and advanced vehicle technology? Willing to provide excellent service to our customers? Willing to study hard in order to achieve success in your apprenticeship and your future with Suzuki?

The Suzuki Apprenticeship Programme is the industry leading training scheme that firstly helps you find a real job with a Suzuki Dealer in your area and secondly provides you with all the training you will need to become a fully qualified Vehicle Sales Representative.

An opportunity to become part of the Apprenticeship programme as a Service Advisor. Supported throughout by an employer, this vacancy is for a 2 year apprenticeship that will result in the successful candidate gaining an Advanced Apprenticeship as a Service Advisor.

As a Service Advisor Apprentice you would be involved in a variety of tasks ranging from:

  • Liaising between the customer and Service Technicians within the garage
  • Answering the telephone
  • Giving information
  • Determine problems and provide Technicians with accurate repair descriptions
  • Greeting customers
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Estimating costs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No specific skills required, however an interest in motor vehicles/parts would be beneficial

Personal qualities

  • Keen and enthusiastic
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good time keeping

Qualifications required

GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A-C in:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Science

Please ensure you list all your qualifications, as lower grades may be considered.

Future prospects

Permanent role at Anthony Betts may be considered

Things to consider

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution. Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible, as the employer will start to interview as soon as applications are received. This may mean the vacancy may close before the date advertised. If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, or experience any difficulties when applying, please contact Heather Jones on 07773030611. Please do not contact the employer directly. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. Your training will be delivered as block release, which will involve extended periods away from home (1 week blocks). The cost of travel and accommodation is met by the employer.

About the employer

Welcome to Anthony Betts Suzuki And RAC Approved Used Cars Established in 1999, we are main dealers for Suzuki in Hemel Hempstead and Leighton Buzzard. In addition we also stock over 150 RAC Approved Used Cars of all makes and models. We have become renowned for our SuperValue Used Cars dealing nationwide. We believe our job is to provide you, our customer, with all the information you need to make a really well informed decision on all aspects of your vehicle - whether you are making a new car purchase, choosing a used car, arranging routine servicing, booking a MOT or buying parts. We recognise that, as our customer, you are the most important aspect of our business and our success depends upon our ability to provide you with outstanding levels of lifetime care, as well as excellent value for money. Our focus is on creating customer relationships through offering excellent value and great products. Retaining and building the customer experience through continued value and exceptional customer care, whilst throughout the relationship offering the personal interaction missing at many retail organisations.

Employer

Anthony Betts Motor Group

Address

499

London Road

Hemel Hempstead

HP3 9BG

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Training provider

This is a Service Advisor Apprenticeship, which will be delivered on block release at the Apprentice Training Centre at Doncaster, S.Yorks

As a result you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Certificate
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, ICT (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Automotive retail > Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician [light vehicle]

Training provider

BOSCH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SOLUTIONS LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bosch

Contact

Heather Jones 07773030611 heather.jones@uk.bosch.com


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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Sep 2017