Suzuki Parts Consultant Apprentice Newmans (Southampton) Ltd

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Apprentice Programme as a Parts Consultant. You will be working in a dedicated dealership and receive block release training at our state of the art facility in Doncaster.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon - Sun - 08:00am - 18:00pm (Weekend work on a rota basis)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Are you: Interested in a career in the retail motor industry and working with the exciting range of Suzuki vehicles? Able to show that you can work well as part of a team and listen carefully and respond to colleagues? Able to demonstrate an interest in computers and advanced vehicle technology? Willing to provide excellent service to our customers? Willing to study hard in order to achieve success in your apprenticeship and your future with Suzuki?

An opportunity to become part of the Apprenticeship programme as a Parts Consultant. Supported throughout by an employer, this vacancy is an 18 month apprenticeship that will result in the successful candidate gaining an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Vehicle Parts.

As a Parts Apprentice you would be involved in a variety of tasks ranging from:

  • Dealing with Technicians, other companies and the general public
  • Answering the telephone
  • Taking orders
  • Ordering parts
  • Checking parts
  • Putting stock orders away

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No specific skills required, however an interest in motor vehicles/parts would be beneficial

Personal qualities

  • Keen and enthusiastic
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good time keeping

Qualifications required

GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A-C in:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Science

Please ensure you list all your qualifications, as lower grades may be considered.

Future prospects

Permanent role at Newmans Suzuki

Things to consider

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible, as the employer will start to interview as soon as applications are received. This may mean the vacancy may close before the date advertised. If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, or experience any difficulties when applying, please contact Heather Jones on 07773030611. Please do not contact the employer directly 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 Your training will be delivered as block release, which will involve extended periods away from home (1 week blocks). The cost of travel and accommodation is met by the employer

About the employer

Newmans car dealers was established in 1921 and is a family owned business in Southampton. The business has grown in recent years and we are now Suzuki dealers in Southampton. With over 90 years in the trade we are one of the premier New Car Suzuki Dealers in Hampshire. We are able to offer new cars, used cars, servicing, repairs, parts and accessories. If you are looking for reliable car dealers in the Southampton area than Newmans is the place for you. Book a test drive at Newmans Suzuki dealers today and leave the showroom in one of the stylish new cars from Suzuki.


Newmans (Southampton) Ltd



Commercial Road


SO40 3AD

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Training provider

  • This is a Parts Consultant Apprenticeship, which will be delivered on block release at the Apprentice Training Centre at Doncaster, S.Yorks

As a result you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 2 VCQ & VRQ Certificate in Vehicle Parts Operations
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, ICT (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Parts

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bosch


Heather Jones 07773030611

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Nov 2017