Vehicle Parts Advisor

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A vehicle parts advisor gives customers advice, orders required parts and accessories and keeps track of stock.

The Work

You could be:


The figures below are only guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries may be based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW). At present the apprentice rate, for those aged under 19 or aged 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship, is £3.70 an hour (April 2018). Trainee vehicle parts operatives earn around £9,000 to £14,000 a year.

With experience, this can rise to between £16,000 and £22,500 a year. Managers can earn up to £25,000 a year. You may earn extra through bonus payments.


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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You also need to have:


Getting On

After getting experience, you could become a supervisor or a manager, or move into a more customer-focussed role.



The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Tel: 01992 511521

GTG Training Ltd
Tel: 0131 333 6833 (Edin)
Tel (2): 0141 950 5600 (Gla)

GTG Training Ltd provides a wide range of training programmes for the motor industry.

Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) (Scotland)
Tel: 01992 511521
Website (2):

The Institute of the Motor Industry is sector skills council for the automotive retail industry. Autocity is their careers portal with 150 job profiles and videos.

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