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Vehicle salesperson apprenticeship

MAN Careers: Car salesman / saleswoman apprenticeship

Do you want to get on the road to success once you have left school? Do you have a passion for vehicles and technology and like talking to people? Then train as a vehicle salesperson at MAN. We will teach you everything about the servicing and distribution of vehicles, combined with thorough apprenticeship to give an insight into many other commercial sectors.

As a commercial vehicle salesperson apprentice, our professionals will share their expertise with you, enabling you to learn everything about selling, distributing and servicing our premium vehicles. You will be in direct contact with people in the transportation business, allowing you to lay the foundations for a successful business career.

By working on specific projects within your field of apprenticeship from the outset, you will gain experience quickly. Our internal workshops will provide you with technical proficiency as well as methodical, social and personal skills.

During your 3-year apprenticeship course, you will pass through various departments related to your apprenticeship, to enable you to gain the greatest possible range of specialist knowledge. The diverse and exciting apprenticeship includes:

Scope of apprenticeship

  • HR management
  • Cost-effective office processes
  • Information and communication
  • Accountancy, cost calculations, pricing and statistics
  • Sales: Actively selling parts and accessories, preparing and reviewing sales pitches, preparing insurance, financing, leasing and warranty contracts
  • Familiarisation with the range of vehicles
  • Purchasing
  • Stock management
  • Marketing
  • Creating cost estimates
  • Planning and supervising workshop orders
  • Creating repair and sales invoices and explaining these to customers
  • Handling guarantees and warranties
  • Assisting with diagnosis, maintenance and repair work in the workshop
  • Ordering parts and accessories

Duration of apprenticeship

3 years

Your qualifications

  • GCSEs (Mittlerer Bildungsabschluss) or general qualification for entrance to higher (vocational) education ([Fach-]Hochschulreife)
  • Good grades in maths and German are an advantage
  • Strong and direct communication skills
  • Enjoys working in sales and dealing with people
  • Passionate about commercial vehicles and administration tasks
  • Confident using computers and other media

Required application documents

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Recent reference

Reference from a work placement and proof of any further qualifications, if available