Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

Apprenticeship Level 2

Supply Chain Warehouse Practitioner Apprenticeship
Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship

Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship

Designed for those working in warehouse environments

Warehouse Operatives communicate with a wide range of people and customers. They have a passion to meet customers’ expectations for providing a quality service that encourages repeat business. 

The work activities may include taking deliveries; checking for damaged/missing items; storing goods; loading goods for dispatch; maintaining stock records and documentation. Warehouse Operatives are required to safely use a range of equipment, machinery and vehicles, as relevant to their role and setting. 

Course breakdown

Overview of programme

Listed are examples of what the Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship may include.

By selecting specified units, Apprentices can also work towards achievement of the Warehouse and Storage Certificate and in doing so will gain additional knowledge and skills, whilst also covering elements of the Level 2 Apprenticeship standard. 

Using basic IT

including: barcoding, data capture radio and warehousing management software and systems

Warehouse practises and processes

including: deliveries, dispatch, maintaining records, moving stock, packing and storing goods

Using warehouse equipment, machinery and vehicles

including: mechanical racking systems and material handling equipment (MHE) such as reach trucks and pallet trucks

Health and safety practises

procedures and regulations within a warehouse environment – including safe driving and operating techniques and working safely at heights

Communicating effectively

with colleagues, customers, third party carriers and other organisations

Supply Chain Practitioner Apprenticeship

On the job skills

That pay back

By completing the Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship, you will be developing a specific skill set and gaining the knowledge needed to succeed in the programme and job role. 

Here is a selection of some of the skills, knowledge and behaviours the Apprentice will acquire when completing the Apprenticeship.

Download our programme to find the full list and more information about this Apprenticeship.

Skills gained

Behaviours developed

Key Information

Duration of Programme: 15 Months 

Programme Value: £3,000 (funded by Levy or Government funding depending on company size)

Qualifications Gained: L2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative, L2 Certificate in Warehouse & Storage and L2 Functional Skills maths and English (unless exempt with recognised prior learning)

To find out more about the Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship, you can download our programme PDF.

You can find out more information on Apprenticeship Standards on the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education website.