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Ford Vehicle Parts Advisor Apprenticeship - Allen Ford Allen 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.

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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 and the occasional Saturday maybe required. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001848948

  • 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
  • Processing payments
  • Following company 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 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English

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

Ford Retail is the largest Ford dealer group in the UK and 100% owned by Ford Motor Company. We supply over 85,000 new and used vehicles per year through our dealer network and offer competitive quotes for cars and commercial vehicles on contract hire, finance and outright purchase.

Employer

Allen Ford

Address

Riverside Way, Bedford Road

Northampton

NN1 5NX

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Lucy-Anne Walker 01923 216 165 lucy-anne.walker@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:

  • Functional Skills (English and maths) if required
  • Industry recognised L2 Customer Service qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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