Apprentice Parts Tech - Ripon Farm Services Ltd. - Keighley RIPON FARM SERVICES LTD

As an Apprentice Parts Tech you will be using John Deere’s sophisticated parts systems, run a profitable retail environment, merchandise goods effectively and understand the value of John Deere products and the importance of selling on quality rather than price.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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 to Friday, between the hours of 8am-6pm. You may be required to work unsociable hours during busy periods

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000258709

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Communicating across the business using a variety of methods including verbal and electronic communication.
  • Processing parts orders from internal and retail customers along with processing warranty returns.
  • Identifying specific components using electronic parts catalogue
    Processing transactions.
  • Supporting the dealer and your colleagues to carry out regular stock taking activities.
  • Marketing activities and promotional campaigns.

The training you will be getting

When successful you will be awarded:

  • Level 2 Retailer Standard qualification 
  • Functional Skills Maths & English (if required)

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of the Level 2 apprenticeship there may be the opportunity to undertake the Level 3 Land-Based Service Engineering Technician apprenticeship, further developing knowledge and skills.
  • As a fully qualified John Deere Agricultural Technician you will have access to further development opportunities within the company, extending your skills with additional training in areas such as compressed gas handling, welding, and, abrasive wheels, as well as going on to achieve LTA levels 3 and 4 (Master Technician) qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

The John Deere dealer of tomorrow holds a wide range of opportunities and exciting prospects for the right people. However, this is a physically demanding role and you may be required to work unsociable hours during busy periods.

About the employer

Ask anyone about the biggest asset that exists within the Ripon Farm Services organisation and they will tell you it's our people. People with the right, 'make it happen' attitude are the reason why our company has the reputation of being at the forefront of excellence in customer service. It's reflected both in the certified and qualified professionals who have worked with us for many years and have become part of farming life in our region.

Employer

RIPON FARM SERVICES LTD

Address

Dalesgate

Kildwick

Keighley

BD20 7BX

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Training

Training provider

PROVQ 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

Recruitment Team

recruitment@provq.com

01743 762044

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Simply visit http://www.apprenticeshipfinder.co.uk/john-deere and click apply. Complete the application form and assessments in full and to the best of your ability.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2024