Business and Professional

Introduction

Course Title: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Warehouse and Storage
Course Code: PD062

Department: Business and Professional
Course Type: Apprenticeship



The economy relies on the efficient movement of goods within the UK to ensure that goods arrive on time and in the right condition. Warehousing and storage businesses play a crucial part in making this happen. If the wrong goods are packed and delivered, this affects customer satisfaction and the businesses' profitability.

Whilst working in a warehouse, depending on the size of the company, you will undertake a range of duties, working alone or in a team, including loading/unloading of vehicles and selecting and packing customer orders, ensuring goods are ready for dispatch on time.

As a Warehousing and Storage Apprentice you will gain technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with functional and personal skills, required for your immediate job and future career.

Overview

Qualification

Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Skills

Course Content

Health, Safety and Security at work
Developing effective working relationships with colleagues
Processing orders for customers
Assembling orders for dispatch
Keeping work areas clean
Using equipment to move goods
Keeping stock at required level
Receiving goods in and Processing returned goods.
Employer Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) in the Logistics Industry
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Functional Skills in English and/or maths depending upon GCSE achievement.

Entry Requirements

You must have a keen interest in working in a warehousing business in the logistics sector. You must be willing to work shifts, as part of a team and bea good timekeeper. Employers are also interested in applicants who have basic literacy and numeracy skills. You will be required to find suitable relevant employment.

Next Steps

Warehousing and Storage Advanced Apprenticeship.

Career Opportunities

On completion of this Apprenticeship you may go into a job as a Warehouse Operations Team Member or with further development and training (e.g. in-house/external development) into the following jobs at level 3:
Team Leader
Warehouse Manager
Transport Manager