Parts Consultant Apprenticeship Edenbridge Accident Repair Group

Small business specialising in car maintenance and MOTs. The Parts Consultant Apprenticeship responsibilities will include: building long-term relationships with local customers, managing stock and picking parts and learning the operational aspects of the warehouse.

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

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Closing date: 27 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

    Days and Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091059522

  • Positions

    1 available

The Parts Consultant Apprenticeship responsibilities will include: 

  • Building long-term relationships with local customers
  • Managing stock and picking parts
  • Learning the operational aspects of the warehouse
  • Taking orders over the telephone and up-selling to increase invoice value
  • Making outbound calls to raise customer awareness and achieve sales
  • Actively promoting offers, discounts and customer competitions
  • Limit credits and returns by sending the right parts, first time
  • Become an essential, trusted part of your customers’ business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to be able to demonstrate both written and verbal communication skills

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in the motor industry
  • A willingness to learn
  • A can do attitude

Qualifications required

  • There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English and Maths

Future prospects

On successful completion of your apprenticeship you will receive NVQ Level 2 certificates along with Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT as well as an Employment Rights and Responsibilities project. You will then have the opportunity to work towards your Level 3 qualification.

Things to consider

Successful apprentices will be based within a workshop environment which can be dirty and tiring.

About the employer

Edenbridge Accident Repair Group was established by Joe Godfrey in 1981. In the last 30 years we have gradually grown from the modest car body shop beginnings to the accident and repair specialist we are today.

Employer

Edenbridge Accident Repair Group

Address

Units 2-4

Edenbridge

TN8 6HF

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Training provider

  • This course usually takes two years to gain an NVQ/VCQ Level 2
  • To do this you'll go to a further education (FE) college, either on day or block release
  • The rest of the time will be spent in a place of employment where you will get to learn practical skills from seeing the real working environment
  • You will shadow qualified technicians so that you are able to learn first-hand how to repair faults and damage
  • You will also get the opportunity to assist in the repair work
  • Once you pass your assessments and progress through your course you will be able to start completing tasks on your own
  • To ensure you are competent in completing tasks on your own a Remit assessor will visit you periodically at the work place to complete assessment testing with you

Training is delivered to suit the needs of every apprentice and their employer, where possible and includes:

  • On-the-job supported study
  • E-learning
  • Distance learning and self-study
  • Classroom sessions
  • Off-the-job training
  • Day release college training

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Matthew Nightingale


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply


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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Oct 2017