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Warehousing and Storage Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

Apprenticeships are practical hands on programmes designed to provide you with relevant, practical training, which will enable you to progress within your chosen industry. As an apprentice you will be paid a minimum of 2.68 an hour if you are under 19 or over 19 and still in the first year of your apprenticeship programme. You will be employed between 30 and 40 hours a week. This Apprenticeship deals with the movement and storage of goods, and is an essential part of logistics operations. As a Warehousing and Storage apprentice, you might learn skills in operating specialist machinery; learn about keeping some goods at low temperatures; and improve your spatial awareness, so that you can quickly and efficiently load objects of different shapes and sizes. Your duties will depend on your employer, but you could manage stock; audit inventory; keep equipment in good working order; process returned goods; or manage the receipt, storage and dispatch of goods. You might even learn how to maintain the safety of hazardous goods and materials.

Course content

You will be required to complete the NVQ and Technical Certificate in Warehousing and Storage as well as completing Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. If it is required, you will also need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support with the NVQ and Technical Certificate.

Future opportunities

What will it give me?

A nationally recognised qualification and vital experience within a relevant working environment (warehousing and storage.)

What can I do when I finish?

Progress onto an advanced apprenticeship, a team leading / management apprenticeship should your role allow. An example of a possible career route: Warehousing Assistant (12-14k) – Distribution Operative (12-16k) – Team Leader (16-20k) – Warehouse Manager (20-25k).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Auckland College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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