Parts Advisor Apprenticeship - Perrys Vauxhall Canterbury PERRYS GROUP LIMITED

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 Apprenticeship Programme is an exciting opportunity to kick start your career with Stellantis, one of the world’s leading automaker and mobility tech companies.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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 - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm. However, each of our dealers will have different requirements.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 May 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000232475

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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. 

Whilst the role may vary by employed based on the specific needs to the location, the duties of a Parts Advisor Apprentice will typically include:

  • Building relationships with internal and external customers
  • Taking orders from customers in person and over the phone
  • Maintaining stock room
  • Identifying parts
  • Processing payments for parts sold
  • Working with technicians to ensure they have the correct parts to complete their work

The training you will be getting

  • 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 Coventry
  • 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
  • Your development is supported through your Stellantis Apprenticeship journey, with your learning focused towards achieving a qualification recognised across the motor industry. This will provide the foundation to develop your career, as there are lots of opportunities within our expanding Dealer Network to progress and move into new roles once you’re qualified

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There are lots of opportunities within our expanding retailer network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

Welcome to Perrys Vauxhall of Canterbury, Kent also covering Ashford, Sittingbourne, Rainham, Gillingham and Maidstone. We're a franchised dealership for new Vauxhall cars and vans. We are a Motability accredited premier dealer, plus we have a wide selection of quality used cars available to suit all budgets. Take a look at our used car stock, nearly new deals and new special offers. We Service, MOT and offer all vehicle repairs at our Vauxhall dealership in Canterbury, which all cost less than you might think.

Employer

PERRYS GROUP LIMITED

Address

Island Road

Sturry

Canterbury

CT2 0EZ

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024