Parts advisor Apprentice Peterborough FORD & SLATER LIMITED

Working in an approved office environment, this is 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. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm (weekends could be possibility).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000187239

  • 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
  • Processing payments
  • Following company procedures
  • Identifying, sourcing, and ordering parts
  • Monitoring and solving customer problems / enquiries and processing customer’s orders

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

Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the dealership and a Skills Coach will make contact 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:

  • Industry recognised Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Standard qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A potential full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority within the dealership. Future prospects are endless.

By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within any other areas of commerce they may be interested in.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

None

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4+) Desired

About the employer

The company was founded in 1928 and has a distinguished history as a franchised commercial vehicle dealer. Ford & Slater was acquired by Peter Strevens in 1991 and the Directors of Ford & Slater comprise Strevens family members and other senior managers. Certain key milestones in recent years include the following:

Employer

FORD & SLATER LIMITED

Address

Newark Road

PE1 5YD

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Kelly Bell

Kelly.bell@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216165

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service specialist

Level 3 (A level)


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