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Apprentice Parts Retailer - Redlynch Agricultural Engineering Ltd. Redlynch Agricultural Engineering

Manage sophisticated parts systems, run a profitable retail environment, merchandise goods effectively, and understand the value of the products and the importance of selling on quality rather than on price. In contrast to the Ag Tech and Turf Tech apprenticeships, the Parts Tech programme is delivered mainly in the workplace.

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

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 8:30am - 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001755848

  • Positions

    1 available

Your apprenticeship teaches you how to manage sophisticated parts systems, run a profitable retail environment, merchandise goods effectively, and understand the value of the products and the importance of selling on quality rather than on price.

In contrast to the Ag Tech and Turf Tech apprenticeships, the Parts Tech apprenticeship programme is delivered mainly in the workplace.

Duties of a Parts Technician Apprentice will consist of:

  • Maximising sales potential from both internal and retail customers
  • Communicating across the business using a variety of forms including verbal and electronic
  • Processing parts orders from internal and retail customers along with processing warranty returns
  • Identifying specific components using electronic parts catalogue
  • Processing payment transactions
  • Supporting the dealer and your colleagues to carry out regular stock taking activities
  • Warehousing activities
  • Power Take Off (PTO) and hydraulic hose identification and manufacture
  • Marketing activities and promotional campaigns

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You should be:

  • Technically minded
  • Have a practical ability
  • A logical thinker

Personal qualities

  • Good listener
  • Team player
  • Willing to study hard

Desired qualifications

Ideally you will be have or be predicted to have good GCSEs in English, maths and science (or equivalent qualifications) although these are not essential. You must however be literate and numerate.

Future prospects

It is not uncommon for Parts Technicians to progress through the ranks to become Parts Managers.

Things to consider

Possible negative points: The job can be physically demanding. As a parts technician you may be required to work unsociable hours during busy periods.


About the employer

Redlynch Agricultural Engineering appreciates the way farming has evolved over the years, with quickly developing technology and modern working practices constantly advancing. With return on investment being first priority, discerning customers now recognise and value the professional expert advice that their local supporting specialist dealer can offer.

Employer

Redlynch Agricultural Engineering

Address

Redlynch

Bruton

BA10 0NH

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Training

Training provider

PROVQ LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Provq

Contact

Julie Jones or Emma Powell 01743 762044 recruitment@provq.com

The training programme includes:

  • Retailer qualification 
  • Functional Skills Levels 1 and 2 Certificated
  • Four blocks of specific product training spread over the 2 years at the Atcham Apprentice Training Centre in Shrewbury 

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Go to www.apprenticeshipfinder.co.uk/ and click on apply now to complete the registration form and online assessments. Remember to complete the form in full and to the best of your ability.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2021