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Customer Service (Parts) Apprentice SYTNER LIMITED

Sytner Audi is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice customer service/parts advisor to join their team at Audi, Nottingham, learning how to carry out duties such as preparing, spraying and finishing vehicles that have been involved in collisions and/or other incidents in an efficient manner.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £280.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001822846

  • Positions

    1 available

Sytner Reading are looking for a customer service apprentice.

The comprehensive programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive training, while in full-time employment.

What will I be doing?

A dedicated pathway containing specialist training for Parts Advisor will run alongside the Standard Brand Training to ensure apprentices gain full knowledge of their specialist area at the appropriate level.

You will cover:

A Parts Advisor will have direct contact with customers, initially taking calls for parts required from both trade and retail customers and supporting the efficient effective supply of parts to the workshop.

A qualified apprentice will be able to:

  • Be a confident first and last point of contact with customers
  • Take customer and workshop orders
  • Communicate effectively with both customers and the vehicle technicians
  • Manage customer complaints
  • Offer advice and guidance for vehicle care, warranty retention and warranty claims
  • Sales/advice for accessories and modifications
  • Collate information for CSI

As a Parts Advisor an apprentice will be responsible for ordering, selling and managing stock control on vehicle parts.

Once the apprenticeship is complete they will be able to:

  • Take orders from customers both face to face and over the phone
  • Maintain an ordered stock room and find parts from stock
  • Raise invoices
  • Liaise with other members of staff
  • Customers may include members of the public, service departments of dealerships, and garages
  • Advise on accessories and modifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Have a keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training

Personal qualities

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

Must be over 18 as you will be required to stay away in Milton Keynes for the Audi Accreditation.

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs at A*-D/9-3 including maths and English Language (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Employment within The Sytner Group on successful completion of the apprenticeship. In our state-of-the-art dealerships across the UK, Sytner Group represents the world's most prestigious car manufacturers. Our success has been built by every team member working together and contributing to our one team ethos. We strive to deliver an exceptional customer experience; our employees are highly trained, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and driven to deliver our fundamental commitment to our customers; of getting it right first time and making each and every interaction special.


About the employer

In our state-of-the-art dealerships across the UK, Sytner Group represents the world's most prestigious car manufacturers. Our success has been built by every team member working together and contributing to our one team ethos. We strive to deliver an exceptional customer experience; our employees are highly trained, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and driven to deliver our fundamental commitment to our customers, of getting it right first time and making each and every interaction special.

Our ultimate aim is to be considered the best company to work for in the industry and the best company to do business with.

Employer

SYTNER LIMITED

Address

Worton Drive

Reading

RG2 0TG

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

The programme for the Customer Service (Parts Pathway) Apprenticeship incorporates underpinning knowledge delivered in partnership and managed by EMTEC College. Apprentice will be required to attend block release training 4 x per year.

Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 1 English and maths and to have taken level 2 English and maths tests prior to completion of their apprenticeship.

Regular review and welfare visits from appointed assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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