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Parts Manager Courses

A Parts Manager handles daily operations in the parts department of a spare parts business, an automotive company or a mechanical workshop. You’ll supervise a team of staff and ensure production, service or sales targets are being met. Parts Managers may liaise with suppliers and customers and ensure all aspects of the department are running smoothly.

Parts Managers should have good problem solving abilities and be able to manage their time well. You’ll need to be a good leader and communicate well with staff and people outside your organisation. Customer service is important and you’ll need to be able to multitask. It’s important you are organised and can prioritise jobs when necessary.

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Popular Parts Manager Courses

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Parts Manager earn?

In Australia, a full time Parts Manager generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Parts Manager?

This industry has experienced strong employment growth over the last five years. There are currently 107,300 people working in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Parts Manager. Parts Managers may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Parts Manager?

If a career as a Parts Manager interests you, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Automotive Management. This course covers a range of topics including customer service, business planning, financial management, leadership, marketing, record administration and contract negotiation. A Diploma of Automotive Management would also be suitable.

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