Apprenticeships with Trade Parts Specialists
The Trade Parts Specialists Apprenticeship programme is a trade parts dealer network which is owned by VW. There are more than 75 TPS Centres across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Trade Parts Specialists Apprenticeship roles are on offer at locations all across the UK.
Each TPS Centre holds a wide range of spare parts and service items for the VW Group range of cars and vans. This includes VW, Audi, SEAT, SKODA and VW Commercial Vehicles. The TPS dealer network provides parts for both the official VW Group dealers, as well as independent dealers and body repair centres.
Every VW Group Genuine Part or FourPlus VW Group Approved Part fits first time, every time. Repairers and their customers benefit from the highest standards of safety, design, materials, manufacturing and quality control. Every Genuine Part is covered by a two-year warranty that provides the ultimate peace of mind for customers, both trade and retail.
Each branch maintains an extensive and comprehensive local stock of VW Genuine Parts, as well as a continually expanding VW Approved FourPlus Parts Range. There are also extensive stocks of Quantum Lubricants, Consumables, Batteries, Wiper Blades and much more – suitable for most makes of vehicle.
Trade Parts Specialists Apprenticeship
A Trade Parts Specialists Apprenticeship as a Parts Advisor is a key role which supports all areas of the VW Dealer Network. You will support the needs of the Sales team and the Service workshop, as well as Retail and Trade clients. Some of the duties of a Trade Parts Specialists Apprenticeship can include:
- Planning of the business day to ensure a seamless customer experience.
- Receiving, moving, and storing stock, as well as specialist tools for the workshop.
- Keep records and writing up orders.
- Managing returns.
- Processing payments.
- Organising displays to promote vehicle parts.
During the Trade Parts Specialists Apprenticeship programme, you will learn about the full range of TPS parts and how they function. You will work both behind the scenes to receive new stock, as well as at the front desk serving clients.
A Trade Parts Specialists Apprenticeship is a chance to start a career. Many TPS Apprentices have moved on to be Sales Managers, Regional Managers or part of the TPS Head Office team.
Roles Available with Trade Parts Specialists
- Parts Advisor
Education Requirements for Trade Parts Specialists
- 3 GCSEs