Employer: Lexus Reading
Learning Provider: ProVQ Ltd
Contracted Provider: ProVQ Ltd
Learning Delivery Site: Toyota/Lexus Academy
Vacancy Description – Apprentice Parts Advisor
About the Employer
Lexus Reading is a state-of-the-art Lexus Centre, designed to offer new and existing Lexus owners the opportunity to experience amazing. Each member of the Lexus team here is knowledgeable, friendly and highly trained, so you’ll always get a warm welcome. Call in or get in touch and enjoy the complete Lexus experience, from our award-winning service using genuine parts, to the extraordinary Lexus hybrid range.
If you like the idea of, working within a team, working hard to meet customer’s needs, and, working with computer systems. Then this is an exciting opportunity for you.
The Apprentice Parts Advisor co-ordinates parts sales to ensure that customers are always able to have the parts they require when they need them. This involves using the company’s computer system to log stock movements and produce orders. Liaising with colleagues, developing skills to improve parts sales performance, and dealing with enquiries from both trade and retail customers.
Duties will include;
- Using the company’s sophisticated computer system to log stock movements and produce orders
- Liaising with colleagues and customers.
- Developing skills to improve parts sales performance and dealing with enquiries from both trade and retail customers.
Your advanced apprenticeship will last approximately 2 years
A competent Parts Advisor has many transferable skills, and there may be chance to progress within the company
No formal qualifications are required but you must be literate and numerate. Modern logistic support processes and systems are highly complex, and you must have a desire to become a first-rate Parts Advisor. You should also be prepared to learn Maths and English, with a specific emphasis on the industry.
You should be;
- Computer literate
- Well organised
- Ability to deal with different types of customers
- Good listener
- Team player
- Willing to study hard
Training to be provided
When successful you will be awarded:
Level 3, Advanced Apprenticeship
- VCQ Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Part Competence
- VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Part Principles
- Functional Skills in English, Maths at Level 2 (if required)
The Apprenticeship, is a great way of joining our winning team. With mentoring, support and monitoring whilst at work, combined with 12 weeks of residential training (over 2 years) at the Toyota/Lexus Academy. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to achieve the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Qualification.
Apprentices stay at the Mercure hotel near Burton.
All travel, and, accommodation costs are covered by the employer, whilst attending the Academy.
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