DAF Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Wessex Daf

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 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

    Monday-Friday and the occasional saturday required.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001307775

  • Positions

    1 available

As this role offers a varied workload the Apprentice will develop skills in a number of areas, including safe storage or 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

  • No skills required as full training will be provided.

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in the heavy vehicle industry with good communication skills both verbal and written.

Qualifications required

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

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, whether it be progressing through the dealership, working towards a job within motorsport.

About the employer

From 7.5 to 44 tonnes, DAF is the market leader across all sectors in the UK - setting the industry standard for performance and productivity. DAF's commitment to operators is backed by our network - 139 dealers covering the country, providing a consistently high standard of advice, service and expertise to keep your DAF trucks up and earning.

Employer

Wessex Daf

Address

Unit 1

Roundhead Road

Newton Abbot

TQ12 6UE

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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.
  • Key Skills (IT, Communication and Application of Number).
  • NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3.
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate).
  • DAF  Level 1 technician modules.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Kurt McKenna 01923 216165


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017