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Trust Ford - Apprentice Parts Advisor Trust Ford

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside fully qualified parts advisors to be fully trained in sourcing and supplying parts for light vehicles.

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Closing date: 22 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.60

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday (additional days can be offered I.E Saturday)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001810069

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity that 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 customer’s orders.

The Parts Advisor Apprentice will be working with both customers and workshop staff, over the phone and face to face, using 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 vehicle industry with good communication skills both written and verbal. The Apprentice must be hard working and motivated.

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C 9-4 in English and maths required).

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 such as progressing through the dealership.


About the employer

TrustFord is the world’s largest Ford dealer group, operating over 60 sites in the UK, including Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.

TrustFord forms part of Ford Retail Group. As well as managing its Ford franchise operation for new car and commercial vehicles, the business runs as a multi franchise for used cars, used commercial vehicles, aftersales and parts.  Ford Retail Group also owns and operates 14 Parts Plus sites nationally and is expanding its Quick Lane operation.

Employer

Trust Ford

Address

Calder Island Way

WAKEFIELD

WF2 7AW

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Sean Hogan 07523 907642 sean.hogan@skillnet.org.uk

Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the office environment and a Skills Coach will visit at least every 4 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 apprenticeship standard qualification - Level 2 Customer Service Practitoner 
  • Vocational related qualification - Parts Level 2

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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