Ashby & Mann Ltd

Apprentice Parts Advisor - Ashby and Mann Ltd - Intermediate (Level 2)

Ashby & Mann Ltd (Employer)

Provq Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm
2 years (duration)
13 January 2022(start date)
Retailer (apprenticeship standard)
30 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will monitor stock levels and stock control and liaise with customers, retail, trade and internal. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

Responsibilities

If you enjoy working with people, like the idea of working hard to meet customer’s needs, enjoy working with computers and communication systems, then this is an exciting opportunity for you.

The Apprentice Parts Advisor coordinates all parts sales to ensure that customers and Technicians are always able to have the parts they require when they need them.

This involves:

  • Using the company’s sophisticated computer system to log stock movements and produce orders
  • Liaising with colleagues and customers
  • Developing selling skills to improve parts sales performance and dealing with enquiries from both trade and retail customers

Your apprenticeship will last approximately 2 years. During this time you will attend block release training at the Atcham Training Centre for a maximum of 5 weeks. For the remaining weeks you will be working full time in a The Dealerships Parts Department.

A competent Parts Advisor has many transferable skills. As a fully qualified Parts Advisor, you will have access to further development opportunities within the company.

Future Prospects

As a fully qualified Parts Advisor, you will have access to further development opportunities within the company.

Reality Check

Plus points:

  • If you find people interesting; enjoy working with computers and related systems and enjoy a fast paced, constantly challenging environment, you’ll love this job

Possible negative points:

  • This is a sales and marketing role. It requires focus and an ability to work very well with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • You will be expected to work Saturdays on a rota basis

Skills Required

  • Computer literate
  • Well organised
  • Ability to deal with different types of customers
  • Good listener

Qualities Required

  • Outgoing
  • Team player
  • Willing to study hard

Qualifications Required

  • Ideally you will be have or be predicted good GCSEs in English, maths and science (or equivalent qualifications) although these are not essential
  • You must however be literate and numerate

Training Provided

If you are successful you will be awarded:

  • Level 2 Retailer Apprenticeship Standard

This will take approximately 24 months to complete. In total, across the Advanced Apprenticeship, you will attend a maximum of 5 weeks of residential “off the job” training. All accomidate and travel costs are covered by the employer. 

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