Apprentice Parts Advisor - Faringdon | Swindon, Wiltshire | Fish Brothers
Apprentice Parts Advisor - Faringdon Reference Number - 0123445567567
Location Fish Brothers Faringdon
Working Hours
Benefits
Salary TBC
Closing Date 31/12/2021

Fish Brothers are seeking an Apprentice Vehicle Parts Advisor for our Faringdon Peugeot Service Department.

This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who enjoys engaging with people and wants to learn more about stock management, vehicle parts, maintenance, and repair. We are seeking ambitious people who are keen to develop a long-term career with an ambitious brand.

THE ROLE OF A VEHICLE PARTS ADVISOR

The Apprenticeship Programme is geared toward training the right candidate to become a qualified Vehicle Parts Advisor. But what does a Vehicle Parts Advisor actually do?

Parts Advisors are also known as vehicle parts operatives. They are responsible for ordering, selling, and managing stock control on a wide range of vehicle parts and accessories.

Duties may vary but will typically include:

  • Advising customers on how to solve a problem with their vehicle
  • Taking orders from customers both face to face and over the phone
  • Maintaining an ordered stock room and finding parts from stock
  • Raising invoices for parts sold
  • Liaising with other members of staff
  • Working alongside on-site Service Technicians to ensure they have the parts needed to complete their daily work.

Customers may include members of the public, service departments of dealers, and garages.

YOUR DEVELOPMENT

The Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our Dealer Network. We are looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential, and grow with an ambitious employer.

The Programme typically lasts between 12 and 24 months dependant on the career path chosen and you’ll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

All Apprentices are employed through the Dealer Network and attend a week-long block training at the state-of-the-art Training Centre in Coventry.

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.

SKILLS & PERSONAL QUALITIES

We want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles and really engage in the recruitment process.

From problem-solving abilities to an enthusiasm for our industry, these are all attributes that will be vital in your role at Peugeot Citroen DS and will be assessed throughout the application process along with the following characteristics:

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • The motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Problem-solving

To be a Peugeot Vehicle Parts Advisor Apprentice, you will need the right qualifications to start you on your learner journey. This is a minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths Grades 9 - 4 (A - C). If you can meet these requirements and believe in the brand values of Peugeot, you can stand out against the competition to become an extraordinary apprentice.

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