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Ford - Apprentice Parts Advisor Think Ford Wokingham

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: 31 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)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    15 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001846256

  • 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

At Think Ford, we believe that buying a car should be convenient and simple, with the process proving both efficient and affordable. As a representative of the UK’s most popular car brand of the past 30 years, we aim to deliver service that is professional and customer focused, and which is responsive to your every demand.

You will find that our website delivers an online experience like no other, making car-buying an interactive, digital experience that epitomises utmost convenience. You can browse our website today to discover all you need to know about the services provided by Think Ford in Bracknell, Farnborough, Guildford and Wokingham.

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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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