Ford Vehicle Sales Apprenticeship Lookers Ford

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 including weekends. 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


  • Positions

    1 available

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

The Ford Apprenticeship Programme will develop initially the Apprentice’s Ford 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 Ford 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 with 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-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 any other areas of commerce they may be interested in.

About the employer

Ford Dealership. Close to the city centre on Savile Street East in Sheffield, Yorkshire, Lookers is your one-stop shop for all things Ford. Please visit us when you're looking for a new or approved used model, as we have a wide range of quality cars and vans for you to choose from. If you're already a proud owner, you can trust in our skilled technicians to keep your vehicle in the best possible condition. Only genuine Ford parts are used at our service centre, to fit perfectly and ensure your warranty (where applicable) remains valid.


Lookers Ford



Savile Street East


S4 7UQ

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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


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017