Vehicle Parts Apprenticeship Richardsons (Bridlington) Ltd

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside fully qualified Parts Advisors to be fully trained in sourcing and supplying parts for light vehicles.

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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

    5 days a week. Days and Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001303488

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity that offers a varied workload and 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 customer’s orders

The Parts Advisor Apprentice will be working with both customers and workshop staff, over the phone and face to face, using 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 vehicle industry with good communication skills both written and verbal
  • The Apprentice must be hard working and motivated

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C 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 such as progressing through the dealership

About the employer

Richardson's is East Yorkshire's only family owned and run Ford dealer and are one of the few businesses in the area that is still owned and operated by the same family after more than 90 years in business. Having recently celebrated the businesses 96th anniversary, owners Paul and Toby Richardson are very proud of their heritage. Many businesses pass through two generations, considerably less three, and very few manage four.

Employer

Richardsons (Bridlington) Ltd

Address

Savage Road

Bridlington

YO15 3HW

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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)
  • Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

leanne sanneh


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017