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Kia Parts and Service Advisor Apprenticeship Snows Motor Group Limited

Would you like a career in the automotive industry as a Service Advisor working for Kia, a dynamic and exciting brand whose company ethos is 'Family-like Care'? For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday with an hour break for lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001675638

  • Positions

    1 available

Are you passionate about a career in the automotive industry? Do you strive to deliver excellent customer service? Do you want to join the UK's most exciting and dynamic car brand whose company ethos is "Family-like Care"? If the answer is "yes" then the Kia Apprenticeship Programme could be the career route for you. Snows Kia are currently seeking a Service Advisor Apprentice to join their dealership based in Guildford. This is an exciting Reception based role, working towards Level 2 Customer Service qualification which also offers first-class training and outstanding long-term career prospects. The comprehensive programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive product training as well as building up confidence and gaining valuable work experience whilst undertaking the role.

Duties will include:

  • Acting as the first point of contact for all customers entering the dealership and ensuring they receive the best customer service experience
  • Upselling and cross-selling additional products and services
  • Booking in cars for MOT's and service
  • Liaising with workshop vehicle technicians for updates with vehicle repair timescales
  • Liaising with customers in a professional, polite and courteous manner, both face to face and via the telephone
  • Working to a high level of customer service at all times
  • General ad hoc duties as and when required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about the automotive industry
  • Take a pride in appearance
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Must have a 'can do' attitude
  • Polite and courteous
  • Forward thinking and keen to learn with an interest in development and progression

Desired qualifications

Minimum entry requirements: maths, English Language and ICT GCSE grades A*-C/9-4 and above (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Upon successful completion and review of your Level 2 Apprenticeship (15 months) you will be re-assessed with a view to progression onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship (18 month).


About the employer

Brand new Snows Group Kia dealership. Snows Group have 25 other sites over the UK, only 2 of which are Kia.

Employer

Snows Motor Group Limited

Address

33 Moorfield Road

Slyfield Industrial Estate

Guildford

GU1 1RU

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

You will be required to attend the Kia Academy Training Centre in Nottingham for your 'Block Release' Training. This will involve 4 separate 1 week blocks of training per 12 months of your apprenticeship. This is funded as part of your apprenticeship and will include hotel stay, subsistence and travel.

Service Advisor, Intermediate Apprenticeship (1 year). Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard: Nationally recognised qualifications - IMI level 2 Certificate in Customer Service for the Automotive Industry ATA Accreditation.

Customer Service Advisor Bespoke Kia off-the-job training including certification to 'Silver' level Service Advisor Regular in dealer review and assessment visits.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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