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Supply chain warehouse operative

Carrying out a range of moving, packaging and stock-taking roles and duties in a warehouse environment.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £3,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • 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

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
  • take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.


End Point Assessment

View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) 0845 226 0350
GP Strategies Assessment Services 162 429 2460