MV-12 Vehicle Parts Apprentice at Skoda Simpsons based in Colne

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.70 per hour
Reference Code MV-12
Hours Per Week Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00 and Saturday Rota 08:00 – 12:30
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Job Description

Employer Bio

The Simpson family has looked after the motoring needs of Lancashire since 1947.

Currently run by the third generation of the Simpson's family – Neil Simpson – it is one of those rare businesses where the people who run it have their name above the door. From a customer's point of view this is priceless as everyone involved in the business strives to maintain the strength of the name and family integrity.

At Simpsons SKODA we deliver excellence by recruiting only the very best and most passionate staff. We supply new and used cars nationally at great prices and are driven by customer satisfaction reinforced by our investment in market leading impartial product and service software.

Brief Overview

We require a Parts Apprentices to join our Service Team at our Colne Dealership.

You will work within the Service Department and your responsibilities will be:

  • To locate and price parts
  • Quote customers by email and telephone
  • Speak to customer and suppliers on the telephone
  • Stock control
  • Ordering parts and checking deliveries.

Working closely with a dedicated assessor and your mentor, an individual learning plan will be developed to ensure successful completion of the apprenticeship framework.
The competence qualification will be assessed by your assessor who will visit you in the workplace to check your competence against a range of units.
For the knowledge qualification, Employee Rights and Responsibilities and Functional Skills you will attend college one day a week. 
In addition to the college training you will also undertake in-house training with Simpsons SKODA.
There is an excellent support mechanism in place with both dedicated staff at the college and Simpsons SKODA, who will look after you and challenge you to achieve your full potential.

Person Specification

Desirable Skills

The candidate must be computer literate and able to use email, word and excel in particular.

Personal Qualities

Good communication skills

Able to work under pressure and multi task

Good organisational skills

Punctual and reliable

Team Player

Desired Qualifications

Maths and English Language GCSE or equivalent

Things to consider

Saturday work is involved on a rota basis.

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.

Future Prospects

Progression route to Parts Advisor


Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship


Proposed Duration

12-18 months

Training to be Provided

Apprenticeship Level 2 in Vehicle Parts, Functional Skills Level 1 in English, Maths and ICT if required


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500



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