Doves Volvo

Volvo Cars Customer Service Advisor Apprenticeship


Doves Volvo

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Exact days and hours will be confirmed at a later date.
duration: 24 months
start: 15 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Customer service practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
10 October 2019 (application closing date)
A fantastic apprenticeship opportunity within the Volvo Cars Dealer Network where you can learn and develop both new and your existing skills in an exciting and challenging role - best of all you'll earn while you learn.


Candidate’s daily duties will involve: 

  • Advising your customers on vehicle needs, time for repair and booking loan vehicles
  • Booking in vehicles – workshop loading and parts ordering
  • Controlling and organising work for the workshop staff and parts department
  • Preparing accurate invoices
  • Customer vehicle handover – after the work is done you will have to explain work carried out and the costs involved
  • General office duties

Future Prospects

Potential to secure a full time position at the end of the Apprenticeship.

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication & listening skills
  • The ability to engage with customers and build rapport
  • Be well organised and able to process detailed information
  • Comfortable with the use of information technology
  • The ability to work as part of a team, supporting a number of colleagues

Qualities Required

  • Motivated to offer excellent customer service
  • Desire to work in a results-focused environment
  • Take responsibility to keep your product knowledge up to date and relevant
  • Flexibility to work within retailer opening hours, including weekends

Qualifications Required

You will need 3 GCSEs or equivalent at 9-4/A*-C, especially maths, English, ICT or equivalent.

Training Provided

Over the 24 – 30 month programme you will initially work towards the Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard Customer Service Practitioner before progressing to a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard Customer Service Specialist, and receive the following:

  • At work training supported with coaching, mentoring and assessment
  • Instructor led training at Volvo’s Training & Development Centre at Daventry
  • Online learning modules (+ other elective sessions if you wish)
  • Webinar based modules
  • Assignments and workbooks: completed by self-study/in dealer study
  • On the job competence assessment with assigned mentors
  • Apprentice Showcase and End point assessment at Volvo to achieve the apprenticeship standards