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Kia Parts Advisor Apprentice

Job description

Chorley Group Kia are currently seeking a Parts Advisor Apprentice to join their dealership based in Blackpool. This is an exciting role with first-class training and outstanding long-term career prospects.

Are you passionate about a long-term career within the automotive industry?

Do you strive to deliver excellent customer service?

Do you want to join the UK's most exciting and dynamic car brand whose company ethos is "Family-like Care"? If the answer is "yes" then the Kia Apprenticeship Programme could be the career route for you. Chorley Group Kia are currently seeking a Parts Advisor Apprentice to join their dealership based in Blackpool.

This is an exciting role with first-class training and outstanding long-term career prospects. The comprehensive programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive product training as well as building up confidence and gaining valuable work experience whilst undertaking the role.

Duties will include:

  • Ordering car parts using on-line systems
  • Chasing up missing or incorrect parts with suppliers
  • Packaging and returning any unused/unwanted parts
  • Regular communication with mechanics
  • Liaising with customers to let them know when parts have arrived
  • Inbound and outbound telephone calls
  • Advice and guidance of products
  • Drive the department forward with external sales and to maximise sales at every opportunity
  • Responsible for the dealerships social media platforms
  • Responsible for ordering parts on the dealerships Ebay account

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: 10/02/2022

Possible start date: 14/02/2022

Skills required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Have a keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry
  • Meticulous attention to detail â
  • The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training
  • Mechanically minded

Qualifications required

A*-D/9-3 GCSE in maths and English (or equivalent).

Training provided

Customer Service Practitioner Level 2.

Off the job, training will be provided virtually throughout the course of the programme. No attendance at College necessary.

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within the Chorley Group. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry recognised qualification. At the end of your Apprenticeship Programme you'll be able to continue your learner journey and progress onto the Level 3 Customer Service Specialist apprenticeship programme. This is the grounding for your future development within the network and our Learner Management System.

Future progression

Possible permanent position on the completion of the apprenticeship. Working for Kia you will get numerous training and career opportunities.

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
Why do want to work for Kia?

Second question
Do you have good customer service skills?

Employer information

Welcome to Welcome to Chorley Group Kia (Blackpool).

Address details:

Chorley Group
Amy Johnson Way

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Reference number VAC001807680
Working week Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5pm

(40.00 hours per week)

Expected duration 16 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Kia National Apprenticeship Programme
Salary £240.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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

Due to a known issue with the National Apprenticeship Service vacancy V1 data API, some wage values displayed on our apprenticeship vacancy listings may differ compared to the Find an Apprenticeship service. When applying for a vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service the correct wage value will be shown on their listings. — Read more about this API issue

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