Business & Professional


Course Title: Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship
Course Code: PD050

Department: Business & Professional
Course Type: Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship will enable you to gain the knowledge and skills that you need to carry out your role and to further your career. You will be carrying out a range of moving, packaging and stock-taking duties in a warehouse environment and you may also be required to safely use a range of equipment, machinery and vehicles.



Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

Course Content

You will be required to demonstrate your knowledge, skills and behaviour regardless of your occupational area. These include:

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

If you do not already hold Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (GCSE grade 2 or E), you will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Entry Requirements

GCSE grade 2 or E in maths and English or level 1 functional skills in maths and English. Entry is subject to a successful interview and you will undertake an initial assessment in maths and English regardless of previous qualifications. You must be working under a suitable and relevant contract of employment for a minimum of 30 hours a week. If you do not have an employer, we may be able to help you find one.

Next Steps

You will have the opportunity to progress on to a higher level apprenticeship standard or to continue working within the industry.

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: Team Leader Warehouse Manager Transport Manager

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
We run on demand. Contact us for dates. Apprenticeship
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs

You will need access to a PC/laptop to develop your e-portfolio.

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Notepad, pen, folder.


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