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Trust Ford - Apprentice Parts Advisor FORD RETAIL LIMITED

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: 01 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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 (additional days can be offered I.E Saturday) Times TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    03 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001844715

  • 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 dedicated Ford dealership, wholly owned by Ford Motor Company.

Our 65 UK-wide dealerships all became TrustFord in June 2014. You might have visited us when we had a different name, such as Dagenham Motors, Polar Ford, Brunel Ford, Heartlands Ford or Lindsay Ford.

Employer

FORD RETAIL LIMITED

Address

319

The Hyde, Edgware Road

London

NW9 6TH

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Sean Hogan 01923 216165 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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