Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Standard - Level 2
About the course
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. They 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. 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.
There are no formal requirement, however candidates without level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for English and Maths at Level 2 prior to taking their independent End Point Assessment.
Operate and Handle Equipment Safely and Efficiently Maneuvering Vehicles in Restricted Places Safely use and position vehicle fitted equipment Comply with appropriate rules, regulations and processes for safely and efficiently moving, handling, packing and unpacking different items, both manually and using relevant equipment. Work individually and as part of a team Maintain a high level of housekeeping and manage waste effectively Check for damaged, missing items and appropriate Take responsibility for maintain health, safety, security of people at all times Select, prepare and use packaging materials appropriate to the job efficiently and in a way which reduces waste, costs and environmental impact Promote the values of the organisation Communicate effectively with customers and colleagues to identify and meet their needs Work effectively in a warehousing team, including when under pressure and to agreed deadlines.
During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Trainer/Assessor who will visit you within the workplace and least once per month to support your learning and development. The Trainer/Assessor will work with you and your employer to ensure that all learning needs are being met in order for successful progression against all elements of the apprenticeship. You will be assessed against the apprenticeship standards, (knowledge, skills, behaviours). You will be required to create a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence. To successfully complete the apprenticeship, you will undertake and independent End Point Assessment which has several stages: Portfolio of evidence Project Employer Reference Learner Interview
Careers & Progression
Typical job roles include: Warehouse Assistant, Warehouse Operative and Trade Counter Assistant. These roles can be carried out in warehouses, wholesalers, factories and distributors to name a few. You can progress onto: Level 2 Large Goods Vehicles Level 3 Transport and Warehousing Operations Supervisor