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Ford Vehicle Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Dorchester Ford

This is a great opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside fully qualified parts advisors. They will get fully trained in sourcing and supplying parts for light vehicles. This includes working with parts, ordering parts and stock takes.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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, 9am – 5pm (40 Hours)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000069905

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

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 Standard qualification
  • Functional Skills (ICT, English and maths)
  • NVQ Level 2
  • Vocational related qualification 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • 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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Full training will be provided, No skills required

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Dorchester Ford is the place to head for all your parts and servicing needs, meaning that every vehicle need can be taken care of for complete peace of mind. Located in the centre of Dorchester and within a short drive of our Chard Ford, English Ford and Yeovil Ford dealerships, we boast a fantastic team of Ford-approved mechanics who are more than capable to service your vehicle to an incredible standard.

Employer

Dorchester Ford

Address

Unit 3

Great Western Industrial Centre

Dorchester

DT1 1RD

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Charlotte Steer

charlotte.steer@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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