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Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Thurlow Nunn

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: 10 Jan 2022

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

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:30, however each of our dealers will have different requirements.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001761603

  • Positions

    1 available

The role of a vehicle parts advisor is to provide each and every one of our customers with consistently high levels of service within the parts department.

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.

The role of a Vehicle Parts Advisor:

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 employer based upon the specific needs to 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

The Performance 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. That is why, when it comes to selecting the right people to become Stellantis apprentices, it’s as much about attitude as it is about vocational and academic success.

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • Motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Enthusiasm for our industry

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Predicated grades are accepted.

Equivalent grades could include:

  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key skills Level 2
  • NVQ's
  • Functional skills Level 2

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 focused towards 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.

Things to consider

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group and appointment will be based on merit alone.  Being committed to equal opportunities, if you have a disability, please state this during the application process.

Measures will be put in place to support you through your application and apprenticeship journey.


About the employer

About Us

Thurlow Nunn prioritise friendliness and approach-ability so that your visit to us is as enjoyable and engaging as possible. Our doors are always open to visitors and customers alike, so come to our dealership and meet the car of your dreams, as well as the always ready to help Thurlow Nunn team.

Whether you’re at Thurlow Nunn to buy a piece of history or just to browse through our impressive collection, your experience, as our client, must be unique and make you want to come back for more. That is why our trustworthy and professional team of enthusiasts will do everything they can to make the process of buying, selling, or even admiring your next dream car as easy and hassle-free as possible.

Our commitment to providing the highest quality service plus the confidence and pride that we have in our vehicles and ethos are the reasons for our glowing reputation which we have earned through many years of hard work. To help you with your decision we want you to visit us and enjoy the Thurlow Nunn experience by meeting your coveted vehicle and being able to see it, feel it and even take it on a test drive.

We care about cars just as much as you do, and that is why we understand how important it is to own the one you desire. At Thurlow Nunn we will provide you with professional specialist advice on a range of personalised finance options available, as well as that we provide outstanding Aftersale services, so your journey doesn't end when you drive away in your new vehicle.

Employer

Thurlow Nunn

Address

Station Road

Great Yarmouth

NR31 0HB

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Calex UK Ltd

Contact

Calex UK Recruitment recruitment.calexuk@gmail.com

Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

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: 10 Jan 2022