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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. Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 14 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 TBA.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001848463

  • 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

  • Full training will be provided
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in the vehicle industry
  • 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

Wakefield Road

BARNSLEY

S71 1NF

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Sean Hogan 01923 216 165 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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