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Supply chain warehouse operative

Carrying out a range of moving, packaging and stock-taking roles and duties in a warehouse environment.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £3,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • warehouse practices and processes - including deliveries, dispatch, maintaining records, moving stock, packing and storing goods
  • using warehouse equipment, machinery and vehicles - including mechanical racking systems and materials handling equipment (MHE) such as forklifts and pallet trucks
  • using basic IT - including barcoding, data capture, radio and warehousing management software and systems
  • communicating effectively with colleagues, customers, third party carriers and other organisations
  • health and safety practices, procedures and regulations within a warehouse environment - including safe driving and operating techniques and working safely at heights
Qualifications

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
  • take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

End Point Assessment
View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) 0845 226 0350
GP Strategies Assessment Services 0162 429 2460
Pearson Education Limited 07711 390 910
Occupational Awards Limited 01235 432 032
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.