Parts advisor Apprentice (Newark) FORD & SLATER LIMITED

Working in an approved office environment, 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: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 (Weekends could be possibility).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000221154

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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

The training you will be getting

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 to expect at the end of your 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

Long Hollow Way

Newark

NG24 2NH

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Kelly Bell

Kelly.bell@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216165

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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