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Warehousing and Storage NVQ - Level 2 Apprenticeship at Vision West Nottinghamshire College

Course description

The Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage (QCF) aims to 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 qualification has been designed to support those involved with distributive operations such as dealing with the handling and storing of goods within a commercial, industrial or remover’s warehouse, or freight facility.

Course content

Your apprenticeship is made up of the following elements to complete your framework:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage
  • Level 2 Award in employee rights and responsibilities in the logistics industry
  • Functional skills maths Level 1
  • Functional skills English Level 1

Entry requirements

You will need to be aged 16 years and over to apply for the apprenticeship programme. As this is a work-based qualification you must be employed in a relevant job role and working a minimum of 16 hours per week.

The applicant will undertake a diagnostic assessment at Level 1 for both maths and English and a free writing exercise prior to enrolment. You will be required to achieve a score of 50% or above in both subjects to ensure a place on the apprenticeship programme.

If you have passed maths and English GCSE with a grade A* to E or functional/key skills at Level 1, you will be required to evidence this with certificate/s which will then result in exemption from undertaking the maths and English functional skill qualification within the apprenticeship framework.

Assessment

You are required to produce a portfolio of evidence on our online e-portfolio, which will contain a variety of assessments covering the criteria stipulated by the awarding body to cover the Level 2 in Warehousing and Storage (QCF).
Assessments may include:

  • Observations held in the working environment
  • Reflective accounts
  • Witness statements
  • Activity based work books
  • Work products

Assessments will be planned with an assessor prior to the assessment taking place.
You will be required to complete an online test for both functional skills elements.

Future opportunities

The apprenticeship can lead to an advanced apprenticeship at Level 3. For this you will be required to work in a position supervising others. Qualifications could include:

  • Level 3 qualifications in management and logistics operations
  • Level 3 QCF qualification in warehousing and storage.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Vision West Nottinghamshire College directly.

Last updated date: 13 December 2016

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