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Course Date: 08/12/2016

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: 07/12/2016

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.   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).    

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Course Date: 29/11/2016

The objective of this training course is to provide trainees with the skills and knowledge to effectively, efficiently operate with confidence as a Workshop Supervisor/Manager in the retail Motor Industry in Ireland.

 

 

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Course Date: 23/11/2016

The aim of this 1 day hands –on training course is to demonstrate to trainees the methods and practices involved in preparing a used vehicle to the highest possible standard for either the showroom or a retail customer.

Trainer: Pat Brown

 

COURSE FULL 

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Course Date: 11/10/2016

This course is for any automotive technician expected to diagnose vehicle system faults and test electrical circuits or components. Automotive oscilloscopes are being increasingly utilised for the confirmation of faults and are now an essential piece of equipment for any workshops. The ability to test the signals passing between electronic systems and the respective actuators and sensors is now a routine skill set. This course is an introduction to the skills required in using a typical Automotive Oscilloscope for fault diagnosis. 

The SIMI Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.  PLEASE NOTE: Skillnets is a state funded, enterprise led support body promoting and facilitating training and upskilling through networks, the Training Networks Programme (TNP) 2016, also provides funding to job-seekers to access, free of charge, relevant industry specific training programmes.  For more information contact Margaret O’Shea at email: training@simi.ie    

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Course Date: 27/09/2016

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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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: 20/09/2016

Who Should Attend

A practical and interactive one-day workshop, the course is designed for staff who talk to customers each day either by telephone or by face to face – includes customer advisors, sales, spare parts, service repair, administration, finance etc. 

 

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Course Date: 08/09/2016

 
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: 07/09/2016

The objective of this training course is to provide trainees with the skills and knowledge to effectively, efficiently operate with confidence as a Service Advisor/Receptionist in the retail Motor Industry in Ireland. 

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