DAF Vehicle Parts Apprentice Imperial Commercials

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 8.00 - 5.30pm May include occasional Saturday morning

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001304517

  • 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

  • Full training will be provided, no skills required.

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in heavy vehicles.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • The employer is looking for an apprentice that is very hard working and motivated to learn new skills.
  • Must have a full clean driving licence due to the nature of the role.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C for English and Maths preferable).

Future prospects

DAF believes in providing an extensive, high quality Apprenticeship, which gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfil all ambitions for a career in the motor industry and with such a wide range of skills instilled, an Apprentice can move into any other area of the motor industry.

About the employer

Imperial Commercials is the largest Independent Commercial Vehicle Dealer Group in the UK with 39 dealer locations. IMPERIAL Commercials is also the largest DAF Trucks Dealer Group in the UK. We have 24 DAF Trucks Dealerships, DAF Trucks is our largest franchise partner.

Employer

Imperial Commercials

Address

Imperial Way

Frome

BA11 2FD

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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

Leanne Sanneh


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017