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Mail Services NVQ - Level 2 Apprenticeship at Vision West Nottinghamshire College

Course description

As an apprentice you will gain experience and qualifications as a deliverer or sorter of mail.

Your duties will involve small parcel and letter delivery by van or as traditional postman, and sorting of mail in-house in preparation of delivery.

Course content

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

  • NVQ Level 2 in Mail Services 
  • Key skills application of number
  • Key skills communications

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements are necessary for the apprenticeship. Literacy and numeracy skills to a level one are desirable but we can offer additional learning support if required.

You must be employed in a relevant role.


The NVQ will be delivered in the workplace where your assessor will visit you for support and assessment. 

The technical certificate and key skills will be delivered at college on day release.

Future opportunities

You will be qualified as a mail delivery worker or to work in the in-centre sorting processes.

You may have the opportunity to progress to a supervisory role and study a level 3 qualification.

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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    • Our main campus at Derby Road has seen big changes as part of a £40 million redevelopment across the college. Home to our largest cohort of students, the campus is made up of dedicated study zones for curriculum areas; equipped with the latest facilities and state-of-the-art technology which ensures our students become work-ready.

      The campus is also home to our commercial venues, Butterflies Day Nursery, a 150-seat theatre, fine dining restaurant and hair and beauty salon and spa; giving students the opportunity to gain the practical skills needed for employment.

      Vision University Centre, which offers university-level education to the people of Mansfield and Ashfield is also based here.