Vehicle Parts Adviser Apprenticeship

  • Skillnet Ltd
  • Peterborough, Peterborough, UK
  • Sep 09, 2017
Distribution-Shipping Warehouse

Job Description

Vacancy Title - Scania Parts Advisor Apprenticeship

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Vacancy Short description - An exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to work alongside fully qualified parts advisors to be fully trained in sourcing and supplying parts for Heavy Vehicles.

Vacancy Full Description - An exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to develop a number of skills 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 of customer orders.

The Parts Advisor Apprentice will be working with both customers and workshop staff, over the phone and face to face, using Scania computerised stock management systems and parts identification programme. The Apprenticeship is fully paid for.

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, whether it be progressing through the dealership, or other areas of the automotive industry.

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Occupation Type (Sector) - Automotive Industry

Job Role (Framework)

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship - Apprenticeship leading onto an Advanced Apprenticeship.

Training to be Provided - 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)

Scania Level 1 technician modules

Expected Apprenticeship Duration - 2 Years

Skills Required - No skills required as full training will be provided

Personal Qualities - A keen interest in the vehicle industry with good communication skills, keen, hard working and willing to learn.

Qualifications Required - Minimum of 3 GCSE's or equivalent (A-C in English and Maths prefered).

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Important Information -

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.