Apprentice Customer Service Advisor - Steven Eagell Toyota - St Ives


Cambridgeshire, PE27 5RE

Closes on Thursday 31 October

Posted on 14 June 2024


The role of a Customer Service Advisor is vital to the smooth running of the after sales department. As a key member of the team, you will co-ordinate the movements of customer's vehicles through the centre, liaise with customers and the service team, and co-ordinate utilisation of the workshop.

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
Retailer (level 2)
Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8.00am - 6.00pm. Saturday's may be required on a rota basis.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 5 November


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



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

  • Level 2 Retailer Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Functional Skills if required

With mentoring, support and monitoring whilst at work, combined with residential training, you will gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours  required to achieve the qualification from working with some highly skilled professionals. 

Residential training, all travel, and accommodation costs are covered by the employer. 

Where you’ll work

Stanpoint Works

Ramsey Road

St Ives


PE27 5RE


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


Your training course

Retailer (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Communicate with customers to meet their requirements and encourage customer loyalty and repeat business.
  • Serve customers in line with brand standards, legislation, business procedures and the values of the business.
  • Provide a retail service that balances the customers’ needs with additional linked products and services.
  • Use face to face or online sales techniques such as product and price comparisons to support or influence the customer in their purchasing decisions.
  • Promote seasonal or local offers through in-store or online promotions.
  • Identify situations that may damage business reputation in line with company policy and escalate as required.
  • Maintain good merchandising to meet the needs of the business whilst ensuring safety.
  • Maintain stock levels and storage conditions such as correct temperature, lighting, ventilation, packaging to meet customer demand and minimise stock loss.
  • Use technology and applications to support sales and service ensuring that maintenance issues are reported.
  • Support team and colleague development through buddying and/or coaching.
  • Comply with regulations and legislation relevant to their role and business.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities which focus on improving sustainability within the business.
  • Handle complaints within remit or escalate as appropriate.
  • Support sales across a range of promotional events throughout the calendar year.
  • 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.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English & Maths (grade C/4 or above)

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


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    Once qualified you will have a number of transferable skills You may be expected to work Saturday’s on a rota basis Off the job training is on a residential basis

    About this company

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    After this apprenticeship

    Once qualified, the right candidate can progress within the company.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The Recruitment Team

    01743 762044

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000257990.

    Apply now

    Closes on Thursday 31 October

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