Discover how other have found, developed and prospered in their roles in the sector.
"I love my job. If I had to pinpoint anything specific it would be the education aspect of it."
'Everyone within the group is so welcoming and always willing to help.'
'The culture at Sytner is really one where I can see myself growing as a person.'
'I absolutely love it. There’s so much diversity in the work and you get to learn so many different things.'
'There are many aspects of my job role that I love but the best is doing the deal with the customer'
'I started as a Vehicle Valeter in 2012. I then became a sales graduate in 2013 before qualifying as a fully-fledged Sales Executive in 2014. '
'One of my proudest moments working at Sytner was graduating from the Customer Service Apprenticeship.'
' Lookers let you put your abilities to the test and allow your skill set to flourish, which is one of the main things I love about working here.'
'Don’t be afraid to take on bigger more challenging jobs and if you don’t understand something ask.'
'I work in a very good department with a lot of experience. It’s been good to learn from people who know what they are doing.'
"We were so impressed with Chloe's attitude, ability and general approach, that we offered her the job there and then."
"Learning how to adapt campaigns and overcome obstacles and restraints has been invaluable to the business as well as my own personal development.”
“The apprenticeship has been a great way of getting me into a career that I enjoy and see myself progressing in."
"It's up to you where you want to go, if you want, you can be in charge and run the show. Always bring your ideas to the table!"
"I completed my apprenticeship in July 2017 and I am now currently employed as a full-time sales executive which I couldn't be happier about."
"Jaspreet has shown his dedication to the role by getting stuck into every challenge that's been thrown at him"
"I feel I have learnt a lot during my time at Caffyns and have much more to learn and look forward to what the future brings."
"After five years, I have learnt so much. Not only about BMW but also about working life, customer service, and sales techniques. Now, I am putting all this into practice."
“My aspirations are to become a business manager in the next five years and work my way up to be head of business.”
"There is no better way to learn a skill than to fully embrace an apprenticeship and I recommend it to anyone."
"Once you realise the width, depth and scale of the company, then you’ve got a career for life, doing whatever you want to do."
'We have many examples of key managers that work with us throughout the group who started as apprentices, including those at senior levels.'
I would definitely recommend to go down the apprenticeship route since it allows you to experience and see things you wouldn't normally do in college or university.
'I enjoy the new crowd of people as I'm straight out of secondary school. I love going home happy with the feeling of working hard.'
'The automotive industry is constantly changing, especially with electric vehicles so starting an apprenticeship at Caffyns means you will always be given the right training.'
'I would recommend doing an apprenticeship as it is the best way to learn and build your skills daily.'
'I picked an apprenticeship because I like to challenge myself and I wanted to immerse myself in a work environment and I wanted to get better customer service skills.'
'I will have a job opportunity available to me on completion of my course and I am gaining hands-on experience in the industry I want to work in.'
'Once you've got some experience, you can take this and apply your skills to other areas.'
'Take every opportunity to learn from your peers that you can.'
'I was 26 when I started as an apprentice showing that apprenticeships are not only for school leavers.'
My apprenticeship is the perfect blend of hands-on work experience and classroom study at Transport Training Services.