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Trust Ford - Apprentice Parts Advisor TRUST FIRST PARTS LTD

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) Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    13 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001846068

  • 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.

Sites throughout the UK and Channel Islands.

Operating as an independent dealer group with its own board of directors and operating strategies, TrustFord is part of the Ford Retail Group which also owns and operates TrustFirstParts.

Accredited as one of the Sunday Times Top 25 Companies to work for, TrustFord operates a network of 58 dealership sites throughout the UK and Channel Islands. It employs 3,500 staff all of whom are focused on Driving the Standard in Customer Care.

On our website, you can find out more about our New and Used Cars, Motability vehicles or vans, as well as our latest Offers, Servicing options, and the latest driving advice from our Hints and Tips.

Employer

TRUST FIRST PARTS LTD

Address

183-187

South Liberty Lane, South Liberty Lane

Bristol

BS3 2TN

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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 28 days 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 Practitioner
  • Vocational related qualification - Parts Level 2

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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