Apprenticeship – Parts Consultant Level 2, working towards level 3 Syd Smith Spares Ltd

Our Client is looking for a motivated individual to join them as an Apprentice Parts Consultant. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an exciting and vibrant company and to develop a future career. Be part of a fast paced environment that recognises staff as the most valuable asset.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £138.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    9:00 - 17:00 Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 16:30 Friday

    Total hours per week: 39.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001180256

  • Positions

    1 available

The Parts Consultant Apprenticeship responsibilities will include: 

  • Building long-term relationships with local customers
  • Managing stock and picking parts
  • Learning the operational aspects of the warehouse
  • Taking orders over the telephone and up-selling to increase invoice value
  • Making outbound calls to raise customer awareness and achieve sales
  • Actively promoting offers, discounts and customer competitions
  • Limit credits and returns by sending the right parts, first time
  • Become an essential, trusted part of your customers’ business
     

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An ambitious individual who is driven
  • The ability to operate in a fast and demanding environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal

Qualifications required

There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, Maths and ICT.

Future prospects

On successful completion of your apprenticeship you will receive NVQ Level 2 Certificates along with functional skills in Maths, English and ICT as well as an Employment rights and responsibilities project. You will then have the opportunity to work towards your Level 3 qualification.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

We carry a huge stock of motorcycle spare parts that cover all major Japanese and European manufacturers, including Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Aprilia, Ducati and Triumph. We specialise in British spare parts including all classic motorcycles - we stock motorcycle parts right back to modern classics from the 1950s. We have a massive selection of motorcycle parts in our UK shop in Sheffield Darnall.

Employer

Syd Smith Spares Ltd

Address

555 Greenland Road

Sheffield

S9 5HZ

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Training provider

  • This course usually takes two years to gain an NVQ/VCQ Level 2.
  • To do this you'll go to a further education (FE) college, either on day or block release.
  • The rest of the time will be spent in a place of employment where you will get to learn practical skills from seeing the real working environment
  • Once you pass your assessments and progress through your course you will be able to start completing tasks on your own.
  • To ensure you are competent in completing tasks on your own a Remit assessor will visit you periodically at the work place to complete assessment testing with you.

Training is delivered to suit the needs of every apprentice and their employer, where possible, and includes:

  • On-the-job supported study
  • E-learning
  • Distance learning and self-study
  • Classroom sessions
  • Off-the-job training
  • Block training

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Body and Paint

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Bethany Dallison bethany.dallison@remit.co.uk


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017