Ford Vehicle Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Think Ford Wokingham

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: 19 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm (40 Hours)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    Not specified

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000914898

  • Positions

    1 available

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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No skills required as full training will be provided

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in the vehicle industry with good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • The Apprentice must be hard working and motivated.





Qualifications required

Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C in English and Maths required).

Future prospects

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.




About the employer

At Think Ford, we believe that buying a car should be convenient and simple, with the process proving both efficient and affordable. As a representative of the UK’s most popular car brand of the past 30 years, we aim to deliver service that is professional and customer focused, and which is responsive to your every demand.



You will find that our website delivers an online experience like no other, making car-buying an interactive, digital experience that epitomises utmost convenience. You can browse our website today to discover all you need to know about the services provided by Think Ford in Bracknell, Farnborough, Guildford and Wokingham.

Employer

Think Ford Wokingham

Address

245 Finchampstead Road

Wokingham

RG40 3JS

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Training provider

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:

  • Industry recognised framework qualification.
  • Functional Skills (ICT, English and Maths)
  • NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
  • Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

philip holder 01923216165


Other information

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Closing date: 19 Sep 2017