Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship in Warehousing & Storage

Overview

This Apprenticeship deals with the movement and storage of goods, and is an essential part of logistics operations. As a Warehousing and Storage apprentice, you might learn skills in operating specialist machinery; learn about keeping some goods at low temperatures; and improve your spatial awareness, so that you can quickly and efficiently load objects of different shapes and sizes. Your duties will depend on your employer, but you could manage stock; audit inventory; keep equipment in good working order; process returned goods; or manage the receipt, storage and dispatch of goods. You might even learn how to maintain the safety of hazardous goods and materials.

Course requirements

You will be required to complete the NVQ and Technical Certificate in Warehousing and Storage as well as completing Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. If it is required, you will also need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support with the NVQ and Technical Certificate.

What will I do?

You will be required to complete the NVQ and Technical Certificate in Warehousing and Storage as well as completing Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. If it is required, you will also need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support with the NVQ and Technical Certificate.

What will it give me?

A nationally recognised qualification and vital experience within a relevant working environment (warehousing and storage.)

Materials needed

Nothing, your employer will provide you with PPE.

What can I do when I finish?

Progress onto an advanced apprenticeship, a team leading / management apprenticeship should your role allow. An example of a possible career route: Warehousing Assistant (12-14k) – Distribution Operative (12-16k) – Team Leader (16-20k) – Warehouse Manager (20-25k).

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REF: BACP3372

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