Parts Apprenticeship Scheme 2022


(Minimum GCSE Grade 4/C (or equivalent) required in Maths and English)

Channel Commercials PLC is a leading commercial vehicle dealer providing sales, parts and servicing for DAF Trucks, Maxus light commercial vehicles and vans in the South-East.

Our 18 month apprenticeship scheme will enable you to train to become a fully qualified Parts Person. The programme consists of in-house and on-line training.

You will learn to:

  • Take, process and execute orders from technicians and customers over the phone and face to face
  • Identify and supply parts including sourcing non-franchise parts
  • Process deliveries including checking against advice notes
  • Handle warehouse stock, including picking of parts and carrying out stock control/checks
  • Invoice and credit parts
  • Receive and process parts from advice notes
  • Carry out ad hoc deliveries etc.
  • Maintain a safe working environment

40 hour week Monday - Friday

Why become an Apprentice at Channel Commercials PLC?

  • You will receive an industry-wide recognised qualification
  • It’s a great opportunity to learn industry-specific skills while developing a career for life in Parts
  • You will be paid a wage whilst training
  • Full employer support and training will be given
  • After successful completion of the apprenticeship program, there may be an opportunity for a permanent Parts Person position at our Ashford and Strood depots.

Successful candidates:

  • Must achieve a minimum GCSE Grade 4/C (or equivalent) in English and Maths
  • Will be hard working and committed to succeed with the Apprenticeship
  • Have the ability to complete work to deadlines and follow instructions
  • Will be honest, trustworthy and willing to learn
  • Have a positive attitude and be motivated to progress and develop their skills
  • Are interested and passionate about becoming a Parts Person

If you would like to apply for the 2022 programme at our Ashford or Strood depot, please email your grades (or predicted grades) along with your CV to

Please note this role requires manual handling.

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2022.

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Working Hours 40
Location Ashford and Strood, Kent
Benefits Sick pay, pension scheme and 30 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Closing Date 30/06/2022
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