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Ford Vehicle Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Andover 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: 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. Occasional saturdays TBC.

    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

    VAC1000070050

  • 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:

  • Functional Skills (ICT, English and Maths)
  • NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)

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

No skills required, Full training will be provided

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

As a specialist Ford dealer in Hampshire, our Andover dealership’s mission is to deliver comprehensive choice, competitive pricing and unrivalled service to all our customers. If you’re on the lookout for new Ford vehicle in Andover, our official Ford dealership is the place to head for great savings on new cars from Ford and many other leading brands. Aiming to offer an unparalleled level of service for all our customers, the team at Andover Ford use their industry knowledge to find the best Ford model for your needs. This honest approach has helped us develop a reputation as one of the best Ford dealers in Hampshire.

Employer

Andover Ford

Address

Hopkinson Way

Andover

SP10 3ZE

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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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