Apprentice Service Advisor

  • Job Reference: 10921
  • Date Posted: 23 October 2017
  • Recruiter: Cars2
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  • Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England
  • Salary: £3.50 to £7.50 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £3.50 - 7.50 per hour
  • Sector: Aftersales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Cars2 is a successful Motor retailer and they are looking for an Apprentice Service Advisor to be based at their busy Barnsley Peugeot dealership.   

The Training
This Advanced Apprenticeship Programme is designed to train and develop you in a way that enables you to learn the core elements of your role using advanced technology as well as fostering an exceptional level of customer service.

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:
* Acting as the first point of contact for all customers entering the dealership and ensuring they    receive the best customer service experience
* Upselling and cross-selling additional products and services
* Booking in cars for MOT's and service
* Liaising with customers in a professional, polite and courteous manner both face to face and via the telephone
* Working to a high level of customer service at all times
* Working within the Parts department when required

About You
* Excellent communication skills
* Passionate about the automotive industry
* Forward thinking and keen to learn with an interest in development and progression
* Take a pride in appearance
* Hard working, punctual, reliable
* Ability to use own initiative
* Must have a ‘can do’ attitude
* Polite and courteous.

Qualifications Required for Cars2
5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C (or equivalent) including Maths, English essential.  Science and ICT are desirable.

Long term Company aims
Upon successful completion and review of your Level 2 Apprenticeship (1 year) you will progress within Cars2 onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship (1 year).

Training Provided
You will be required to attend the Academy Training Centre in Nottingham for your 'Block Release' Training. This will involve 4 separate 1 week blocks of training per 12 months of your apprenticeship. This is funded as part of your apprenticeship and will include hotel stay, subsistence and travel.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour and applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.  

Working hours  
Please note that anyone over the age of 18 may be offered the opportunity to work over 40 hours per week.

How to Apply
Hot Recruitment Consultants t/a eRecruitSmart are the retained consultancy for Cars2.  Please note that in accordance with our recruitment and consultancy processes, we may send your CV, if shortlisted, to the Hiring Manager at our Clients’ business and by applying for this position you give your consent for us to do so.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK.   Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted.  If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered.  
We look forward to hearing from you!

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