DAF Vehicle Parts Advisor Apprentice - Newton Abbot

ADAMS-MOREY LIMITED

Newton Abbot, TQ12 6UE

Closes on Friday 30 August

Posted on 28 May 2024


Summary

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside fully qualified parts advisors to be fully trained in sourcing and supplying parts for light vehicles. You will be handling, storing and receiving stock, payments, procedures, identifying, sourcing and ordering parts.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Customer service specialist (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm. Occasional Saturdays to be confirmed.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Customer Service Specialist Level 3 Apprenticeship standard:

  • Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the dealership and an advisor will visit at least every 4 weeks as part of a close support network to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course

An apprentice’s training includes:

  • Visiting a bespoke college academy
  • VRQ in the parts industry

Where you’ll work

1 Roundhead Road

Newton Abbot

TQ12 6UE

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

SKILLNET LIMITED

Your training course

Customer service specialist (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Business focused service delivery: Demonstrate a continuous improvement and future focussed approach to customer service delivery including decision making and providing recommendations or advice
  • Business focused service delivery: Resolve complex issues by being able to choose from and successfully apply a wide range of approaches
  • Business focused service delivery: Find solutions that meet your organisations needs as well as the customer requirements
  • Providing a positive customer experience: Through advanced questioning, listening and summarising negotiate mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Providing a positive customer experience: Manage challenging and complicated situations within your level of authority and make recommendations to enable and deliver change to service or strategy
  • Providing a positive customer experience: Use clear explanations, provide options and solutions to influence and help customers make choices and agree next steps
  • Providing a positive customer experience: Explore and interpret the customer experience to inform and influence achieving a positive result for customer satisfaction
  • Providing a positive customer experience: Demonstrate a cost conscious mind-set when meeting customer and the business needs
  • Providing a positive customer experience: Identifying where highs and lows of the customer journey produce a range of emotions in the customer
  • Providing a positive customer experience: Use written and verbal communication to simplify and provide complex information in a way that supports positive customer outcome in the relevant format
  • Working with customers/customer insights: Proactively gather customer feedback, through a variety of methods. Critically analyse, and evaluate the meaning, implication and facts and act upon it
  • Working with customers/customer insights: Analyse your customer types, to identify or anticipate their potential needs and expectations when providing your service
  • Customer Service performance: Maintain a positive relationship even when you are unable to deliver the customer’s expected outcome
  • Customer Service performance: When managing referrals or escalations take into account historical interactions and challenges to determine next steps
  • Service Improvement: Analyse the end to end service experience, seeking input from others where required, supporting development of solutions
  • Service Improvement: Make recommendations based on your findings to enable improvement
  • Service Improvement: Make recommendations and implement where possible, changes in line with new and relevant legislation, regulations and industry best practice
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths & English (grade 4/C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • No skills required

    About this company

    Founded in 1973 and with 14 sites throughout the South Coast and South West of England, Adams Morey is part of the Greenhous Group, the largest privately-owned dealership group in the UK. With over 350 employees based across; Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Camborne, Eastleigh, Isle of Wight, Newton Abbot, Nursling, Portsmouth, Redbridge, Salisbury, Saltash and Taunton. We specialise in: new and used DAF Trucks including the new DAF Electric range, new and used Fiat vans, commercial vehicle maintenance and repairs and all-makes commercial vehicles parts through TRP and Adams Morey All-Makes Parts. Throughout every site and every business area, our organisation is underpinned by our values: Commitment, Quality, Value. These values are the assurance statement which we give to our customers, and they are foundation on which Adams Morey has been able to become one of the most successful DAF and Fiat dealers in England.

    https://www.adamsmorey.com (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • A full-time career within the automotive industry, with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority
    • The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within specific interests they may have, such as progressing through the dealership

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SKILLNET LIMITED

    Hannah Edwards

    hannah.edwards@skillnet.org.uk

    01923216165

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000253599.

    Apply now

    Closes on Friday 30 August

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