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Vehicle Parts Technician Apprentice

Motor Vehice03

Job description

MB Centre are offering a fantastic opportunity for a service advisor to join their busy dealerships.

The comprehensive programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive product training, while in full-time employment.

Duties will include:

  • Ordering car parts using on-line systems
  • Chasing up missing or incorrect parts with suppliers
  • Packaging and returning any unused/unwanted parts
  • Regular communication with mechanics
  • Liaising with customers to let them know when parts have arrived
  • Inbound and outbound telephone calls
  • Advice and guidance of products
  • Drive the department forward with external sales and to maximise sales at every opportunity
  • Working to a high level of customer service

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 06/11/2019

Possible start date: 20/11/2019

Skills required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training

Qualifications required

5 GCSE’s at grade A to D (or equivalent) including maths, English essential. Science and ICT are also desirable.

Candidate requirements

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation.

Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

This apprenticeship is work based learning, therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer’s address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions.

Reality Check:

The candidate must be available to start immediately. The candidate must also be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours.

For more information on the ANMW, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Training provided

The Programme for the Parts Apprentice incorporates underpinning knowledge in partnership and managed by EMTEC Colleges.

One to one assessment will also take place regularly through 121 visits to the dealership from EMTEC Vocational Learning Advisors who observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.

Nationally recognised qualifications:

  • Nationally recognised qualifications - IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Competence

IMI accreditation - Parts Advisor:

  • Regular in-dealer review and assessment visits from EMTEC Vocational Learning Advisors who observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace

Future progression

On successful completion of the level 2 apprenticeships and satisfactory review with the employer, the candidate will progress onto a level 3 qualification.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Can you identify any experience or training you have completed, relevant to the chosen Apprenticeship?

Second question
What mode of transport do you use ?

Employer information

The MB Centre was formed in November 2005 by Nick Winter, formally of B&K Thomas Ltd.

Address details:

M B Centre Ltd
Unit 4
Whitecity Trading Estate, Little Tennis Street
Nottingham
NG2 4EL

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Reference number VAC001576187
Working week Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 12 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Vehicle Parts - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £156.00 (Weekly)

Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).