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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

 

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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: 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: 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: 17/05/2016

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: 05/05/2016

This course is for technicians involved in the inspection of vehicles suspension and steering systems who require special knowledge to identify the appropriate adjustments and where component replacement is necessary. Incorrect steering geometry or wheel alignment can affect the vehicle’s stability and cause uneven tyre wear. The principles of steering geometry, the operation of alignment equipment and the interpretation of measurements are covered in this course, enabling technicians to correctly diagnose faults and propose the appropriate corrective action

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Course Date: 21/04/2016

The programme is suitable for accounts and sales staff in retail garages.  Each topic will be examined and explained in detail and there will be ample time for questions and answers. The Trainer Jimmy Rynhart, Director of Indirect Tax at BDO is an expert in this area with many years of experience of working with Motor Industry Businesses.

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Finance/Admin

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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.      The programme is suitable for accounts and sales staff in retail garages.  Each topic will be examined and explained in detail and there will be ample time for questions and answers.   The Trainer Jimmy Rynhart, Director of Indirect Tax at BDO is an expert in this area with many years of experience of working with Motor Industry Businesses.

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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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