Apprentice Parts Advisor Stoneacre Motor Group

This is an amazing opportunity for anyone wanting a career in the motor industry. You will assist in capturing information relating to the supply of vehicle parts for the repairs, routine maintenance and diagnostic work on vehicles as per written instructions or as directed by the customer.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday this may include Saturdays. Hours dependent on individual dealership. Typical day 8.30am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    23 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

·         Order parts - ensuring they are supplied correctly, in full and in time for the vehicles arrival

·         Order parts from suppliers as agreed by the company & which are compliant with the insurer

·         Return parts that are incorrect or not required; chasing the credits notes at least once a week

·         Check all parts received from the supplier, be it genuine, non-genuine or second hand for suitability, and correctness; this may include guidance from a currently competent person; when they are not certified

·         Label & locate the parts in a safe and suitable area for future traceability

·         Enter Supplier invoices, ensuring the profit margin has been correctly applied by the supplier

·         Order, check & locate all consumables in line with best before dates and store as per the manufacturers requirements (rotating accordingly)

·         File purchase/credit invoices/notes for future reference

·         To be aware of and adhere to all Health and Safety regulations and policies applicable to your position and working environment 

The training you will be getting

·         This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone wanting a career in the motor industry. At the end of the apprenticeship you will achieve a qualification in Customer Service at level 2.

·         This could lead to future opportunities of senior roles and further development to Management. Across the 12 months you will have block & day release training as part of the off the job training. This is mainly at our Academy in Thorne & at the dealership

·         Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Our philosophy at Stoneacre is to create Careers for life. This amazing opportunity is perfect for anyone looking for a career.

Learners, employers and staff are our most important asset. The success of our company depends on the development of a strong effective team. Stoneacre has its own accredited Automotive Academy with our specialised training programmes we aim to aspire all individuals to achieve their ultimate goals through the Stoneacre Careers for life programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English Mathematics (Grade Grade 4 (A*-C)) Desired

Things to consider

The apprenticeship may involve work some weekends, depending of the needs on the dealership. Your initial training period will include a lot of observing and taking instruction from your mentor, you must be able to concentrate for long periods of time and retain information.

About the employer

Stoneacre Motor Group is one of the UK's fastest growing and most successful motor vehicle dealers. We have over 40 nationwide. Stoneacre Academy is the Award-Winning Training Department of Stoneacre Motor Group. We’ve already enrolled and completed 100s of apprentices who work in a variety of roles. Our philosophy at Stoneacre Academy is to create CAREERS FOR LIFE and offer sustainable, life-changing opportunities.


Stoneacre Motor Group


Quarry Street



Rachel Harrison


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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

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