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Aston Mar­tin Parts Advi­sor Apprentice

Job description

Aston Martin Manchester are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Parts Advisor/ Customer Service practitioner with a Parts Pathway to join their busy workshop in Wilmslow. Learning how to provide industry leading services to customers, working with a great team, but also able to work on own initiative.

The Role: Long description

The comprehensive programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive training, while in full-time employment.

What will I be doing? A dedicated pathway containing specialist training for Parts Advisor will run alongside the Standard to ensure apprentices gain full knowledge of their specialist area at the appropriate level.

You will cover:

A Parts Advisor will have direct contact with customers, initially taking calls for parts required from both trade and retail customers and supporting the efficient effective supply of parts to the workshop.

. A qualified apprentice will be able to:

• Be a confident first and last point of contact with customers

• Take customer and workshop orders

• Communicate effectively with both customers and the vehicle technicians

• Manage customer complaints

• Offer advice and guidance for vehicle care, warranty retention and warranty claims

• Sales/advice for accessories and modifications

• Collate information for CSI As a Parts Advisor an apprentice will be responsible for ordering, selling and managing stock control on vehicle parts.

Once the apprenticeship is complete they will be able to:

• Take orders from customers both face to face and over the phone

• Maintain an ordered stock room and find parts from stock

• Raise invoices

• Liaise with other members of staff

• Customers may include members of the public, service departments of dealerships, and garages

• Advise on accessories and modifications

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 30/09/2022

Possible start date: 01/10/2022

Skills required

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Team working
  • Team working

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent English/Maths 9- 4/A- D (Essential)

Training provided

The programme for the Customer Service (Parts Pathway) Apprenticeship incorporates underpinning knowledge delivered in partnership and managed by EMTEC College. Apprentice will be required to attend block release training 4 x per year.

Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 1 English and maths and to have taken level 2 English and maths tests prior to completion of their apprenticeship

Regular review and welfare visits from appointed assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace

Future progression

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the role holder could progress to full-time employment with the company.

Employer information

Aston Martin Manchester is set in the heart of Cheshire, in a picturesque location in Wilmslow. The area lies between affluent Alderley Edge and Handforth. The location is no stranger to the most esteemed of vehicles, and Aston Martin Manchester is a proud addition to the community, offering the highest quality in both Aston Martin vehicles and customer service.

Address details:

Aston Martin Manchester
47 Water Lane

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Reference number VAC1000080623
Working week 8:00am – 5:30pm Mom-Fri (1 Hour Lunch)
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 12 Months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Aston Martin UK Dealer Apprenticeship Programme
Salary £10,004.80 (Annually)

Wage explained

Appren­tices are paid for their nor­mal work­ing hours and train­ing that’s part of their appren­tice­ship (usu­al­ly one day per week).