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Ford Vehicle Parts Advisor Apprenticeship 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: 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, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001848489

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity that offers a varied workload the apprentice will develop skills in several 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
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in vehicles, the learner must be hard working and motivated with an interest to learn new skills.

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 Ford

Address

Ripple Road

BARKING

IG11 9PG

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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 dealership 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:

Level 2 Customer service practitioner

  • Industry recognised qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (If required)

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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