The Warehousing and Storage Apprenticeship is aimed at candidates who wish to develop a career in the logistics sector. The aim is to recognise the knowledge and competence that warehouse operatives need as part of their day to day job role and provide a suitable qualification that enables individuals to demonstrate their competence and understanding against a set of units based on the needs of the industry.
The course includes a combination of mandatory units, which cover essential skills required; including health, safety and security at work and developing effective working relationships with colleagues, along with a variety of optional units which are selected with the employer and focus on specific aspects within the individual job role.
The mandatory units:
Health, Safety and Security at Work
Develop Effective Working Relationships with Colleagues in Logistics Operations
The selection of optional units includes:
Pick goods in Logistics Operations
Process Orders for Customers in Logistics
Maintain Hygiene Standards in Handling and Storing Goods in Logistics Operations
Operate Equipment to Perform Work Requirements in Logistics Operations
NVQ in Warehousing and Storage (QCF)
Functional Skills- Maths/English (Exempt if already achieved GCSE/AS/A Level Grade E and above)
Knowledge of Employment Rights and Responsibilities
The apprenticeship consists of several components each of which will be assessed in their own way. Assessment will take place in the workplace; your assessor will visit you on a monthly basis to work towards the evidence needed for your qualification.
NVQ- Combination of online exams and a variety of portfolio evidence including; work logs, evidence sheets, witness testimonies and workplace observations.
Employer Rights and Responsibilities- Successful completion of ERR Workbook
Functional Skills (Maths/English)- Achieve the required examinations.