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Course Date: 20/09/2016

KEY ELEMENTS OF CONSUMER LAW

The objective of this course is to provide a clear understanding of the key aspects of Consumer legislation that apply when dealing with retail customers in the Irish Motor Industry, whether it’s buying or selling a new or used vehicles or carrying out servicing and repairs.  

The course is essential for Business Owners, General Managers, Sales and Aftersales Managers, and Sales & Service staff, who wish to gain a valuable insight into the potential legal pitfalls from the Retail Motor Industry perspective.   

Trainers: Matthew Austin and Laura Fannin Associate Solicitors at Hayes Solicitors

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Course Date: 14/09/2016

2 Day Vehicle Sales Management Training.

Is your Sales Department delivering an exceptional performance? 
If you are keen to become a highly motivated, more professional, confident, competent Sales Manager who will lead and inspire the team this is the workshop for you. Sales Managers who attend this programme will not settle for GOOD results he/she will strive to deliver GREAT results. Come with an open mind and a willingness to contribute in a workshops style interactive training session and we’ll give you the tools and the motivation to make a positive difference to your sales department.  

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Course Date: 23/06/2016

This course is aimed at garage technicians involved in the test and repair of vehicle braking systems, this course will be of great benefit to those technicians who require training on Braking, ABS & ESP systems.  The subjects covered are brake actuation and hydraulics Bosch 2S, 2E, 5 and ABS 8 design systems. The knowledge and skills can be applied to similar systems of non Bosch origin.  The operation, maintenance and testing of the system is covered enabling the workshop staff to apply approved methods of safety when carrying out service and diagnostic procedures. It will also provide the foundation knowledge and skills required for attendance on advanced chassis control systems training.

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Course Date: 23/06/2016

SIMI SKILLNET ADVANCED SALES TRAINING

This is an advanced course aimed at those individuals who want to enhance their existing sales skills and knowledge, with aspirations to work at a more senior level within a successful sales department in the Irish market

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Course Date: 20/06/2016

                                 

This 2 day day course is for all technicians and workshop supervisors who may be involved in the maintenance and service of hybrid and electric vehicles.

 

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Course Date: 20/06/2016

VEHICLE SALES TRAINING 2016 

For Whom: This intensive 2 day training workshop is idal for new or inexperienced Vehicle Sales Staff.

Objectives:   To develop the trainee's understanding of the vehicle sales process and enhance their skills and knowledge, enabling them to work effectively, successfully and profitably within a new or used vehicle sales business in Ireland.

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Course Date: 14/06/2016

 
The Minimum Competency Code sets out the minimum standard required by law for persons providing advice on or arranging financial products for consumers. Persons or entities who fail to meet the minimum standard required by the Code will not be permitted to provide advice to consumers on retail financial products, such as Payment Protection Insurance or to arrange retail financial products for consumers.    
 
 
 

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Course Date: 09/06/2016

As you are aware the Minimum Competency Code sets out the minimum standard required by law for persons providing advice on or arranging financial products for consumers. Persons or entities who fail to meet the minimum standard required by the Code will not be permitted to provide advice to consumers on retail financial products, such as Payment Protection Insurance or to arrange retail financial products for consumers.      Accredited individuals are required to complete 15 hours formal CPD annually. SIMI Consumer Credit CPD modules are designed specifically for accredited individuals (‘grandfathered’ and qualified) in the Motor Industry who have attained and continue to satisfy the specified minimum competency code (Minimum Competency Code 2011).    In order to provide a cost effective solution for CPD training  a discounted package for members covering 11 CPD hours is available for 2016, the all-inclusive price of €265 offers a saving of €30 if you book and pay in advance-see below.

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Course Date: 01/06/2016

14th APRIL 2016 

A professional and skilled Service Advisor will enhance the profitability and levels of Customer satisfaction & retention in a retail motor business. The objective of this training course is to provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to effectively and efficiently operate as a Service Advisor/Receptionist in your business. 

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Course Date: 26/05/2016

This half day course can be delivered at regional venues subject to sufficient numbers. If you are interested in attending please contact Margaret O'Shea at SIMI for detail  of next course. email@training@simi.ie

Mistakes when dealing with VAT and VRT can be costly – significant changes to the treatment of VAT in the Motor Industry have happened in recent years and it is essential that you and your staff are aware of the correct procedures and are up to date.   SIMI revise the content and format of this training programme on an ongoing basis to ensure that it meets the needs of members by dealing with areas such as the New Scheme providing for an Export Repayment of VRT which is available since 8th April 2013 - Used car imports, and the treatment of pre-registered vehicles - the difference between demonstrators/pre-registered for own use and those that are put out to car hire. 

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