Apprentice Agricultural Parts Advisor (Wallingford)

Closing Date for Applications: 30 August 2024
Standard / Level: Level 2
Location: Wallingford OX10 8FG
Working for: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd
Starting Salary: To be discussed at interview stage

Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd. are proud to represent five of the biggest & best names in new agricultural equipment, Massey Ferguson, Fendt, Challenger &Valtra; along with leading manufacturers of high-quality implements from Maschio, HE-VA, Strautmann, Sky, OPICO, McConnel, Richard Western, Chafer & Mzuri along with many others for every on-farm requirement. Chandlers stock brand new Massey Ferguson, Fendt, Challenger, Valtra tractors and JCB telehandlers always, at our 17 depots, and run a large fleet of demonstration equipment, which is available for use by arrangement.

Full History https://www.chandlers.co.uk/about-us

This is a practical standard, underpinned by technical and product knowledge. It will allow the Trade Supplier Apprentice to develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviours across different types of activities.

Aim is to pass final End Point Assessment carried out by independent provider who will assess knowledge through theory questions in a one-hour exam with multiple choice, short and longer answers required. A three-hour workplace observation where the apprentice will demonstrate competency, knowledge and behaviours with a final 1-hour professional discussion based around their E-Portfolio evidence and general working tasks and processes.

 

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Our Parts Advisor Apprenticeship can take you all the way to an industry recognised level two qualification in the Land Based Sector, with no course fees for you to pay and a job as a skilled Parts Advisor on completion.
If would you like to train for a rewarding career as a Parts Advisor, there has never been a better time to enter into our industry and a Chandlers apprenticeship, we have our own Academy Manager entirely devoted to the progression of all our apprentices across the group.

Practical and Theory completed both remotely online from College and the Majority in the workplace.

https://www.chandlers.co.uk/careers/apprenticeships

 

Training

  • Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship provider for this Level 2 apprenticeship.
  • The employer will give guidance and support throughout
  • Off-the-job training must make up at least 20% of the apprentice’s contracted hours, over the total duration of the apprentice’s planned training period
  • This Standard apprenticeship may include Functional Skills in maths, English & ICT

Our apprenticeship can take you all the way to an industry recognised level two qualification in the Land based Sector at Chandlers you get the best of both worlds, hands on in our parts Department gaining practical skills from mentors whilst earning while you are learning.

 

Weekend work is required

The vacancy is based in a rural area and public transport links are minimal. You will need to ensure that you can access the employer and training provider in line with the hours of work

If you are short listed for this vacancy you may need to attend more than one interview.

Day: Start Time: End Time:
Monday 8.00am 5.30pm
Tuesday 8.00am 5.30pm
Wednesday 8.00am 5.30pm
Thursday 8.00am 5.30pm
Friday 8.00am 5.30pm
Saturday 8.00am

Max Hours per week 40 till 18, then Seasonal Rota.

12.30pm

Max Hours per week 40 till 18, then Seasonal Rota.

Sunday Max Hours per week 40 till 18, then Seasonal Rota. Max Hours per week 40 till 18, then Seasonal Rota.

 

Skills required:

  • A hard-working individual who has a proactive approach to their work, with good attention to detail
  • Must have a methodical approach to new tasks and problems.
  • A helpful and friendly approach is essential.
  • Team Working
  • You will be required to work to deadlines, with good time   management
  • The successful candidate will be organised and have a good attention to detail.
  • You must be IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages.

Qualifications required:

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths, English required at Level 4 or above, plus two Additional Subjects.
  • Apprentices without Level 1 English and Maths must achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 before taking the End-point Assessment.
  • Good IT Systems understanding
  • Previous experience in the sector would be beneficial.
  • 110% Commitment to the whole program and a willingness to learn.
  • Self-motivated, punctual, respectful and demonstrate professional standards we expect from all our future employees.

Personal Qualities:

  • Candidate must be enthusiastic.
  • Candidate must be punctual and reliable.
  • A professional and smart appearance is also essential.