Kia Vehicle Parts and service Advisor Apprenticeship - Slough WILSON & CO (KIA) LTD

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 a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 2 qualification.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm. Occasional Saturdays TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227913

  • 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, 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

The training you will be getting

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:

  • Level 2 Customer Service 
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)

What to expect at the end of your 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 careers 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 English and Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

Ford Retail is the largest Ford dealer group in the UK and 100% owned by Ford Motor Company. We supply over 85,000 new and used vehicles per year through our dealer network and offer competitive quotes for cars and commercial vehicles on contract hire, finance and outright purchase.

Employer

WILSON & CO (KIA) LTD

Address

Petersfield Avenue

Slough

SL2 5EA

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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

Sean Hogan

sean.hogan@skillnet.org.uk

+441923216165

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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