Guidance

Vehicle parts apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the vehicle parts sector.

This apprenticeship covers the sale of motor parts for all kinds of vehicles.

Training opportunities

You’ll likely work in a retail outlet selling vehicle parts. You’ll learn skills including how to:

  • receive, move, and store stock
  • keep records
  • write up order
  • manage returns
  • process payments
  • organise displays to promote vehicle parts

You’ll develop knowledge of motor vehicles to understand the purpose of vehicle parts and how they function. The work is diverse and you’ll be working both behind the scenes receiving deliveries and at the front desk, serving customers.

Types of apprenticeships

There are 2 types of vehicle parts apprenticeships.

Intermediate level apprenticeship

You could train in roles like:

  • parts sales representatives
  • parts telesales representative

Advanced level apprenticeship

You’ll train in the more specialised role as a vehicle parts adviser.

Apply for a vehicle parts apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education