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Apprentice Parts Advisor - Porsche Centre - Newcastle Porsche Centre Newcastle

You will monitor stock levels and stock control and liaise with customers, retail, trade and internal. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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

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Closing date: 30 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

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:30.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001821018

  • Positions

    1 available

If you enjoy working with people, like the idea of working hard to meet customer’s needs, enjoy working with computers and communication systems, then this is an exciting opportunity for you.

The Apprentice Parts Advisor coordinates all parts sales to ensure that customers and Technicians are always able to have the parts they require when they need them.

This involves:

  • Using the company’s sophisticated computer system to log stock movements and produce orders
  • Liaising with colleagues and customers
  • Developing selling skills to improve parts sales performance and dealing with enquiries from both trade and retail customers

Your apprenticeship will last approximately 2 years. During this time you will attend block release training at the Atcham training centre for 3 weeks. For the remaining weeks you will be working full time in a The Dealerships Parts Department.

A competent Parts Advisor has many transferable skills. As a fully qualified Parts Advisor, you will have access to further development opportunities within the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing
  • Good listener
  • Team player
  • Willing to study hard
  • Well organised
  • Ability to deal with different types of customers

Desired qualifications

Ideally you will have or be predicted good GCSEs in English, maths and science (or equivalent qualifications) although these are not essential.  You must however be literate and numerate.

Future prospects

As a fully qualified Parts Advisor, you will have access to further development opportunities within the company.

Things to consider

Plus points:

  • If you find people interesting; enjoy working with computers and related systems and enjoy a fast paced, constantly challenging environment, you’ll love this job

Possible negative points:

  • This is a sales and marketing role. It requires focus and an ability to work very well with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • You will be expected to work Saturdays on a rota basis

About the employer

Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd. is the sole importer of Porsche cars in the UK and Ireland, and wholly owned by Porsche AG in Stuttgart. There are over 50 Porsche Centres across the UK, all offering the highest standard of sales and aftersales service. Porsche Centres, and those who work within them, reflect the quality, that only Porsche can offer. All Porsche Technicians, are trained to the highest standards, and work confidently with the latest technical equipment

Employer

Porsche Centre Newcastle

Address

Silverlink

Wallsend

NE28 9ND

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Training

Training provider

PROVQ LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Provq

Contact

Julie Jones or Emma Powell 01743 762044 recruitment@provq.com

Level 2 Retailer apprenticeship standard.

This will take approximately 24 months to complete. Please Note:  Off the job training is on a residential basis with 3 residential blocks and fortnightly 1-1 training.  All travel, and accommodation costs are covered by the employer. 

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Simply visit the apprenticeship finder website, and click apply. Complete the registration form and assessments in full and to the best of your ability. Do not apply directly to the centre.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jul 2022