Vardy Academy
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Assessment Centres

Once we’ve reviewed your cover letter, CV and video, you may be invited to an assessment centre.  For your diary, here’s which city they’ll be held in and when.  Exact locations will be shared later.

Glasgow: Thursday 26th October 2017
Dundee: Friday 27th October 2017
Aberdeen: Thursday 2nd November 2017
Edinburgh: Friday 3rd November

Join our Sales Advisor Team

What is Vardy Training Academy?

Opportunities like this don’t come around every day. For those wanting to put their foot down and get their career into the fast lane; the Vardy Academy scheme from fast-growing motoring group, Peter Vardy, is a chance to shape your future. 

If you would love to be a part of the Peter Vardy family, please follow the steps on the APPLY NOW section below.

Where other salespeople want hard-nosed, Always Be Closing speeches, Peter Vardy firmly believes that it is teamwork that makes every day extraordinary, and the Vardy Academy is designed to help motivated people make each and every dealership world-class.

That’s where our Vardy Training Academy comes in.  We’re inviting people who are new to the automotive industry, or new to the sales environment to come along and show us their drive and passion to succeed and their natural rapport with people from all walks of life.  We’ll use our knowledge and expertise to identify the people we believe are most likely to succeed and if you fall within that category, we’ll invite you to be part of our Rookie Training Academy.

For 12 weeks, you’ll join us for a full programme where we’ll focus on giving you everything you need to become a highly successful sales advisor in our award winning organisation.

The programme will be a mixture of classroom training at our head office and ‘hands on’ activities at your designated dealership (as well as a few more unusual days that we’ll keep a surprise for now).  We’ll work closely with you to build your confidence and knowledge and make sure you know exactly what it takes to create delighted customers who always come back to us. 

On top of all this, you’ll have a dedicated trainer and mentor throughout the entire programme who will continue to support you once you’re out in the job for real.

We need great people with great attitudes to come and join us on the next phase in our journey.  It’s going to be hard work, great fun and we’re going to keep getting better and better.  That’s why you’ll love it so much.....read about the experience from one of our sales advisors who graduated from the Vardy Academy this year:

"As someone who had no previous sales experience I am incredibly grateful of the training Peter Vardy provides through the Vardy Academy. It really sets you up for a career in the motor trade. Everything is broken down with the 'Peter Vardy Sales Process' - this allows you to gain a better understanding of what goes in to the job and what is expected of you. You will be paired up with a Sales Advisor at your dealership who will help to expand your knowledge of the motor trade and allow you to witness the sales process in action. Seeing someone with experience doing it really puts it in to perspective. If you are lucky enough to be a part of the Vardy Academy, you should grab the opportunity with both hands as the level of training provided is second to none.”

Emily Meek (Academy Graduate) 

Does this sound like a journey you are ready to begin? APPLY NOW

Lights, Camera, Action!

The first step is to record a short video – no longer than two minutes - which includes:

  • Introduction
  • Short Overview of experience to date
  • Top three skills to complement our Guest Obsessed '5 Golden Rules'

                     i) Make friends

                     ii) Do the right thing

                     iii) Keep talking

                     iv) Go the 2nd mile

                      v) Own it, solve it 

  • Fast-forward five years- what are you doing? 


Video Hints and Tips
Read the advert and include what we’re looking for
That’s a no brainer

Use a mobile device, tablet, Go-pro, video camera or even a cine-camera 
Whatever’s easiest for you

It doesn’t need to be Steven Spielberg style
We love a bit of creativity, but keep it simple

Do think about where you film
Avoid dark tunnels and the M8

Remember, it’s only two minutes of your life
And could change it


Application Checklist:

  • Record a video and link it above- This is mandatory, we won't look at your application without it!
  • Cover Letter (no more than 1x A4 Page)
  • Up-to-date CV
  • Please note a driving licence is essential in order to apply for the Rookie Academy - no licence?? Then go out and get one and apply next year!


Want to talk to Someone?

If you want to talk to our friendly Vardy Academy recruitment team with any questions we can be contacted on 0141 773 5303.  

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