Vehicle Parts (VRQs) (4151)

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2015

These qualifications are aimed at anyone who would like to gain the skills and knowledge required to start a career in the automotive vehicle parts or vehicle sales sector. 

Taking up our vehicle parts qualifications you will learn how to ensure that the right stock of vehicle parts is available when and where it is needed by customers and at the lowest cost.

Taking up our vehicle sales qualifications you will learn how to sell new and used vehicles.

These qualifications are aimed at anyone interested in starting or developing a career in the automotive vehicle parts or vehicle sales sector. You do not need any previous experience or need to be in a current work placement. Most of the time these qualifications are taught in a college or training provider and learning is by doing rather than writing lots of notes.

Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Upon completion of the vehicle parts qualifications you will know how to: help customers to order the correct vehicle part, pack and load parts, monitor stock levels and raise invoices for parts sold.

Upon completion of the vehicle sales qualifications you will know how to: inspect and sell new and used vehicles, process orders, arrange test drives and plan and monitor sales targets.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of roles within in the automotive industry including:

  • Parts advisor
  • Parts telesales representative
  • Parts sales representative
  • Parts manager
  • Sales advisor
  • Senior sales advisor
  • Sales manager

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the handbooks from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

 

Level 2

Although some learners may already have had some exposure to the motor vehicle industry via previous training or some practical experience, it is not necessary to hold any previous qualifications or being in a current work placement. For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

 
Upon completion, the following progression opportunities available:  Further training: by moving into the Level 3 qualification.  Into employment – by taking up a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Vehicle Parts to become a Parts Advisor on in Vehicle Sales to become a Sales Advisor.

Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Principles (4151-02)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2020

Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Principles

  • Accreditation No: 600/1199/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 58 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 356 - 381 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Sales Principles (4151-22)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2020
Coming Soon (Nov 2014 - Jan 2015)

Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Sales Principles

  • Accreditation No: 601/4683/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 59 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 531 - 544 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

Although some learners may already have had some exposure to the motor vehicle industry via previous training, such as the Level 2 qualifications in vehicle parts or vehicle sales or some practical experience, it is not necessary to hold any previous qualifications or being in a current work placement.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Candidates who are successful will have the following progression opportunities available:

Further training: learners who enjoy leading teams of people at work could move onto a qualification as a Team Leader or Supervisor such as qualifications at Levels 2, 3 and 4 through the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

Into employment – by taking up either a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Vehicle Parts to become a Parts Sales Representative or a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Vehicle Sales to become a Senior Sales Advisor.

In addition, they could also set up their own business.

Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Principles (4151-03)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2020

Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Principles

  • Accreditation No: 600/1200/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 79 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 591 - 658 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2023 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Sales Principles (4151-23)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2020
Coming Soon (Nov 2014 - Jan 2015)

Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Sales Principles

  • Accreditation No: 601/4687/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 78 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 531 - 544 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2023 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

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