Posted: 58 days ago
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Parts Advisor Apprentice

Salary: £4

Location: Cardiff

Job type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship Parts


Parts Apprentice // Apprenticeship // Motor Trade // Automotive // Cars FaulknerScott are working exclusively with a multi-franchised dealership in Cardiff, who are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Parts Advisor Apprentice for their multi-million pound refurbished showroom as part of their highly performing team. Throughout the brand, they have a rigorous commitment to quality and excellence. Their products are highly acclaimed, their processes for distribution and support services are world class and they have some of the most technologically advanced resources in any industry. This Apprenticeship Programme is designed to train and develop apprentices to keep pace with advancing technology and high levels of customer service. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to receive formal qualifications through extensive product training whilst in full-time employment. The Parts Department is at the heart of their operations. They are responsible for the stock control of a wide range of vehicle parts and accessories. This includes the ordering, selling and managing of stock to ensure that they meet the needs of our trade counter customers and to guarantee that the workshop team have the parts and accessories that they need to complete their daily tasks. Duties will vary from day to day and could include: - Providing advice to customers who are having problems with their vehicles - Taking sales orders from customers both face to face and over the phone - Stock control for vehicle parts and accessories - Maintaining an ordered stock room - Raising invoices for parts sold - Liaison with internal teams to ensure the correct stock is place at the right time Training provided: Training will be delivered over a number of block release weeks at their state-of-the-art training centre. The expert trainers will guide you through the training programme using a combination of e-learning, classroom learning and practical application. You will learn in fully equipped workshops using a range of vehicles that are specific to your brand. When you return to your workplace, your personal, dedicated mentor will support your continued learning as you apply the skills and knowledge you have gained at the Learning Centre. This is a fully rounded training experience where you will build life skills that last and gain both Apprenticeship qualifications and brand standard certifications. On successful completion of the two year programme you will receive the following: - Level 2, progressing to Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Principles (VRQ) - Level 2, progressing to Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Competence (VCQ) - 2 x Apprenticeship Completion Certificates (at L2 & L3) - Level 2 Award in Employment Rights & Responsibilities (ERR) The ideal candidate will be methodical in their way of working and be able to demonstrate precise attention to detail. As a central point of contact for both of internal and external customers you will need to have excellent communication skills. You also should be IT literate (although full training will be provided) We are looking for people who are passionate about the industry! Some of the personal skills that you should think about showing us in your application are: - Enthusiasm and willingness to learn - Teamwork - Strong communication - Customer Service - Interest in vehicle engineering - Minimum entry requirements GCSE grades A - C (new grades 9 - 4) or equivalent in English, Maths and Science. 'Equivalent' grades include: BTEC first diplomas and certificates, OCR Nationals, Key Skills Level 2, NVQs Salary: £4.20 /hour Parts Apprentice // Apprenticeship // Motor Trade // Automotive // Cars By applying to this advert you are giving CPS Group (UK) Ltd authority to hold and process your data for this specific role and any other roles we may deem suitable to you over time. We will not pass your data to any third party without your verbal or written permission to do so. All incoming and outgoing calls are recorded for training and compliance purposes. CPS Group (UK) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our new privacy policy can be found here https://(url removed)/company-policies