Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

Apprenticeships are a proven way to train your workforce and provide the skills necessary for your future business needs.  With much of the cost of the training funded centrally, taking on an Apprentice is surprisingly affordable.  All we need are local companies willing to support this excellent form of training.

Apprenticeship consists of:      

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative L2
  • Functional Skills Math/English
  • Fork Lift Truck Licence

Employer benefits are:

  • Development of skilled workers for the future
  • Regular feedback on Apprentice progress
  • Reduced staff turnover

Who is the course suitable for?

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.


  • L2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative
  • Math and English Functional Skills Level 1
  • Core Skills
  • Core Knowledge
  • Core Behaviors

Course delivery and assessment

Month 1-5

  • Induction day to include assessment of Maths and English
  • Functional Skills workshops to be completed if applicable
  • Fork Lift Truck practical Training
  • Core knowledge questions classroom based

Month 5-9

  • Observation of performance in workplace
  • Review of questions set classroom
  • Functional Skills Workshop
  • Functional Skills Exams

Month 9-10

  • Classroom based training core knowledge
  • Review of questions set classroom based    

Month 10-12

  • End point assessment (independent assessor)
  • Successful completion