Storage and Warehousing Apprenticeships

Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

Posted: 10th Jan, 2019

Sector: Storage and Warehousing

The Supply Chain Warehouse Operative is designed for warehouse operatives working in the goods in and out sector.

This apprenticeship will support your apprentice to become skilled and competent in core skills and knowledge and can be supplemented by the completion of level 2 Diploma in Storage and Warehousing.

What's Involved

The Apprentice will complete a portfolio of documented evidence and online activities will support the knowledge, skills and behaviours. The Apprentice will need to complete the following to gain apprenticeship certification:

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours modules:

Learners and employers will have a range of options to select from that cover each knowledge module of the apprenticeship standard. Learners will usually complete online exams for the relevant professional qualification.

Functional Skills in maths and English:

These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life. Learners will complete written and online tests.

End-point assessment:

The end-point assessment is the final stage of the apprenticeship. It comprises written and practical tests and the completion of a work-based project as well as a showcase of evidence, professional dialogue and interview.


Following enrollment, learners engage in a blended programme of training and support that will include attendance at group training sessions, self-directed learning, email and face-to-face support from their trainer/assessor as well as a programme of training devised by the employer.

The length of the programme will differ depending on experience, knowledge and skills development but the course should usually take 13 to 15 months.

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Avenues of progression include employment opportunities and career progression into positions such as warehouse team leader or supervisor roles.

What's next...

SBC Training has access to government funding and grants for this apprenticeship.

For free advice and to find out how much financial support your business is eligible for, please contact us.

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