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Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Clive Brook Volvo Ltd

This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who enjoys engaging with people and wants to learn more about stock management vehicle parts maintenance and repair. We're seeking ambitious people who are keen to develop a long-term career with an ambitious brand.

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

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Closing date: 11 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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

    A typical working week could be 40 hours Monday to Friday 8.30am till 5.30pm however each of our Dealers will have different requirements.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001718660

  • Positions

    1 available

The Apprenticeship Programme is geared toward training the right candidate to become a qualified Vehicle Parts Advisor. But what does a Vehicle Parts Advisor actually do?

The Vehicle Parts Advisor role varies slightly by the employer, based upon the specific needs of the location. The below explanation is, therefore, a guide to support you in understanding what the role might entail.

Parts Advisors are also known as vehicle parts operatives. They are responsible for ordering selling and managing stock control on a wide range of vehicle parts and accessories.

Duties may vary from employer to employer but will typically include:

  • Advising customers on how to solve a problem with their vehicle
  • Taking orders from customers both face to face and over the phone
  • Maintaining an ordered stock room and finding parts from stock
  • Raising invoices for parts sold
  • Liaising with other members of staff
  • Working alongside on-site Service Technicians to ensure they have the parts needed to complete their daily work

Customers may include members of the public service departments of dealers and garages.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

All of our opportunities receive a really good response and so we're looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd. We're not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles and really engage in the recruitment process

The Volvo Academy commits to supporting the development of its Apprentices technical, employability and broader personal development skills, to ensure they can progress and develop their career. 

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • The motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Problem-solving

Desired qualifications

Prior Attainment: GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C or 9-4 in maths and English. Predicated grades are accepted.

In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 4 or above in English and maths and either a Science or Technical subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also accepted.

'Equivalent' grades include:

  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Essential Skills (Wales)
  • Functional Skills Level 2
  • Core Skills (Scotland)

Future prospects

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding Dealer Network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry-recognised qualification that's recognised across the Motor Industry. 

This is the grounding for your future development within the network and opportunities exist once qualified to further develop your skills and to move into new roles.


About the employer

Clive Brook Volvo Ltd was formed in October 2007 to become the first privately owned Volvo dealership in Yorkshire for over 20 years. Clive Brook Volvo acquired the premises from the Harratts Group who had previously held the franchise in Bradford since 2002.

In January 2008 the New Clive Brook Volvo showroom was officially opened on Canal Road in Bradford, launching itself as the name for Volvo in the region.

In April 2015 we opened our 2nd Volvo Dealership on Leeds Road in Huddersfield after acquiring the premises again from the Harratts.

With primary responsibility now for the Bradford, Huddersfield, Holmfirth, Skipton, Halifax and North Leeds territories offering an executive 'collection and delivery' service has seen customers return to the business from throughout the region. From the north of The Peak District to the heart of the Yorkshire Dales Clive Brook Volvo will ensure a pleasurable buying and ownership experience for all existing and perspective Volvo owners.

After enjoying a record breaking first 10 years and winning consecutive Trading Standards award for 'Excellence in customer service' along the way, the company has grown from strength to strength. Consistently seen as one of the UK's largest Retail suppliers of new and pre owned Volvos.

Clive Brook Volvo is now firmly established in Bradford & Huddersfield and we are keen to ensure both new and existing customers receive a high level of service and a memorable customer experience throughout all areas of the dealership, finishing consistently in Volvos top Dealers for achievement of the highest levels of facility Standards, Customer satisfaction and business performance.

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Volvo Training & Development Centre

Contact

Calex UK Recruitment recruitment.calexuk@gmail.com

  • Customer service practitioner

Our Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our Dealer Network. We're looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development work hard to achieve their potential and grow with an ambitious employer.

The Programme typically lasts between 12 and 24 months depending on the career path chosen and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

We will support you to gain your Functional Skills Core Skills in Scotland if you require them in maths and English.

All of our Apprentices are employed through the Dealer Network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art Training Centre in Daventry.

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Jul 2022