Level Two Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship

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Warehouse Operatives work in a variety of warehouse environments. Work activities include taking deliveries, checking for damaged/missing items, storing goods, moving stock by various methods, picking/packing orders, loading goods for dispatch, maintaining stock records and documentation, and cleaning. You are required to safely use a range of equipment, machinery and vehicles, as relevant to their role and setting. This could include mechanical racking systems, materials handling equipment (MHE) or fork lift trucks.

What will I study?

  • Operate and handle equipment safely and efficiently
    Comply with appropriate rules, regulations and processes for safely and efficiently moving, handling, packing and unpacking different items
    Work individually and as part of a team to safely move and handle objects
    Safely and efficiently load and unload items into and from vehicles, buildings, containers, lift vans, crates and/or boxes
    Select, prepare and use packaging materials appropriate to the job efficiently and in a way which reduces waste, costs and environmental impact
    Use correct equipment and procedures to record receiving or stowing goods
    Promote the values of the organisation; communicate effectively with customers and colleagues to identify and meet their need
    Work effectively in a warehousing team, including when under pressure, and to agreed deadlines
    Use IT applications and other relevant technology and systems

How will I be assessed?

End Point Assessment

  • Theory test
    Workplace observation
    Professional discussion and scenario test

How will the course be delivered?

The delivery will be a mixture of work based training and progress assessment mixed with taught sessions with a college representative throughout the programme at the employers premises to support the 20% off the job training requirement and skills development.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.

What next?

You could progress to a level 3 qualification or apprenticeship.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Summer Course Guide