Apprentice Parts Advisor - Thanet Euro Car Parts Ltd

Euro Car Parts are recruiting Apprentice Parts Advisors on a 24-month programme with potential for further career development into a range of permanent roles. This rapidly growing company offers excellent prospects for career advancement.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Dec 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 Hours per week over 5 days. Days and Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2018

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a Parts Advisor, you will assist the branch achieve daily individual sales and profit targets through the effective use of resources and to pro-actively maintain and develop the branch sales and profitability by value added selling and enhancing customer relationships.

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • Building long-term relationships with local customers
  • Managing stock and picking parts
  • Learning the operational aspects of the warehouse
  • Supporting the branch to exceed daily financial targets
  • Taking orders over the telephone and up-selling to increase invoice value
  • Making outbound calls to raise customer awareness and achieve sales
  • Actively promoting offers, discounts and customer competitions
  • Limit credits and returns by sending the right parts, first time
  • Become an essential, trusted part of your customers’ business

For exceeding expectations in this fiercely competitive market ECP offer:

  • A highly competitive salary upon completion of the programme
  • Work towards an Apprenticeship up to level 3
  • Genuine career progression

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to be able to demonstrate both written and verbal communication skills

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in the motor industry
  • A willingness to learn 
  • A can do attitude as well as a passion for excellent customer service

Qualifications required

  • There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, Maths and ICT

Future prospects

Successful candidates will be equipped with all the skills and knowledge needed to become a confident and valued member of the ECP team

There would be an opportunity for genuine career progression into a range of permanent roles such as, Customer Service Supervisor and Branch Manager

Things to consider

A large proportion of the role involves undertaking warehouse duties and successful completion of the apprenticeship will not qualify you to work as a Mechanic Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

About the employer

Euro Car Parts is the largest automotive aftermarket specialist in the UK, with circa 9,500 employees and 0ver 200 branches nationwide. The business is on track to achieve another record year in terms of, sales and investment into infrastructure, with annualised sales now exceeding £900 million. Euro Car Parts is one of the UKs biggest entrepreneurial success stories of recent times.

Euro Car Parts distributes parts for all makes of cars, including Korean and Japanese programmes and light commercial vehicles. They have over 140,000 different stocked part numbers, significantly exceeding its competitors and this number is constantly growing.


Euro Car Parts Ltd


Margate Road


CT10 2PR

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Training provider

Once you have completed your apprenticeship you will receive:

  • NVQ level 2 certificates
  • Functional skills in Maths, English and ICT 
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities project

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd


Bethany Dallison

Other information

Ambitious apprentices who complete their apprenticeship could expect to earn a starting wage of £14,000, this could rise to £25,000 once the apprentice gains further experience throughout their career

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Dec 2017