Approx. duration: 12-18 months
Start date: Anytime
Attendance: Workplace and occasional visits to Ipswich Campus
Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.
End-point assessment: Delivered by Pearsons
Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Warehouse operative will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in roles such as Logistics Operations, Warehouse Manager, Transport Manager, Logistics Professional.
Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. Warehouse Operatives work in a variety of warehouse environments, undertaking tasks such as taking deliveries, checking for damaged/missing items, storing goods, moving stock, maintaining stock levels and recording. They are also required to safely use a range of equipment and machinery relevant to their role and setting. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.
Warehouse Operatives communicate with a wide range of people and customers. They have a passion to meet customers’ expectations by providing a quality service that encourages repeat business. Individuals in this role are highly competent in using industry-recognised systems and associated services (eg Traffic/Warehouse Management Systems) and will be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines. A Warehouse Operative will often be required to be flexible and work shifts including 4-on-4-off, days, nights, evenings and weekends.