I.T Apprentice Motor Parts Direct

Motor Parts Direct are looking for an apprentice to join their team. The role will incorporate various I.T duties supporting their head office in Braintree.

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Closing date: 20 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

    37.5 hours Monday - Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Motor Parts Direct are looking for an I.T apprentice to join their team. The role will incorporate various I.T related duties including:

  • Working with equipment suppliers
  • Supporting all sites nationally with their I.T
  • Looking for improvements in Equipment
  • Installation and commissioning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good level of communication skills
  • Team working abilities

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn
  • Ability to work as part of a small team
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Able to follow procedures
  • Able to prioritise and manage workloads

Qualifications required

  • It is recommended that you have 3 x GCSEs at grade D or above including English and Maths (or equivalent).

Future prospects

On completion of the apprenticeship, Motor Parts Direct will look to offer individuals permanent employment.

About the employer

  • Motor Parts Direct are a motor factors business, providing parts, consumables and garage equipment to both retail and trade customers.
  • They currently have over ninety branches across the UK and are committed in providing training and developing their employees.
These vacancies are at their Braintree branch.


Motor Parts Direct



Cooper Drive, Springwood Industrial Estate



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Competence for I.T.
  • Level 2 Certificate in I.T Systems.
  • Functional Skills (where needed).
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities.

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stockport Engineering Training Association Ltd


Beverley Beverleygilmourpdt@gmail.com

Other information

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017