Ford Masters Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Ford Retail Uk Limited

Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified parts advisors to be fully trained in sourcing and supplying parts for light vehicles.

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Closing date: 20 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    5 days a week (40 Hours)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001194207

  • Positions

    1 available

As this role 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 of customer orders. The Parts Advisor Apprentice will be working with both customers and workshop staff, over the phone and face to face, using Ford 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 car industry with good communication skills.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent (A-C preferable).

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, whether it be progressing through the dealership, working towards a job within motorsport or working on large military vehicles in the Armed Forces.

About the employer

Ford Retail is the world's largest, dedicated Ford dealer group. It operates 50 Ford Main Dealerships and employs over 3,000 people.

Employer

Ford Retail Uk Limited

Address

Hayes Way

Patchway

Bristol

BS34 5BZ

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Training provider

Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the dealership and an advisor will visit at least every 4-6 weeks 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 framework qualification.
  • Key Skills (IT, Communication and Application of Number).
  • NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3.
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate).
  • Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Recruitment Team 01923 216175


Other information

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.

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Closing date: 20 Sep 2017