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Customer Service Apprentices

Job description

Fix Auto are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Customer Service Technician join their busy workshop in Loughborough. Learning how to provide industry leading services to customers.

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? The programme covers the technical and practical needs for todays motor vehicle retail customer service industry. You will cover: A Service Advisor will have direct contact with customers, initially booking them in for work to their vehicles and then informing them of any additional repairs required. A qualified apprentice will be able to:

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

- Take customer bookings and scheduling services and repairs

- 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: 26/10/2021

Possible start date: 10/11/2021

Skills required

Excellent communication skills; computer literate; have a keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry; meticulous attention to detail; the willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training.

Qualifications required

4 GCSEs at A* - D / 9 to 3 including Maths and English Language (or equivalent).

Training provided

The programme for the Customer Service Apprenticeship incorporates underpinning knowledge delivered in partnership and managed by EMTEC College.

  • Multi-Skill Accident Repair Standard - Level 3
  • 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

You will be required to attend college, at EMTEC Ruddington 4 times per year for 1 week at a time.

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 will progress to full-time employment with the company.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Can you identify any experience or training you have completed, relevant to the chosen Apprenticeship?

Second question
How will you be travelling to and from the workplace ?

Employer information

Fix Auto Kettering has built a solid reputation in accident repair, consistently keeping pace with an ever-changing industry. Although the company has grown in size and joins an international network, it still maintains a family atmosphere and we are proud of our simplified claims process with your insurer, our quality commitment and our Fix Auto guarantee all combine to ensure your peace of mind.

Address details:

Fix Auto
Unit 9a
Unit 9a
Messenger Close
Loughborough
LE11 5SR

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Reference number VAC001772583
Working week Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 15 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Automotive Customer Service Practitioner - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £156.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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

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