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Warehousing & Storage Level 2 Apprenticeship at Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Course description

This Apprenticeship will help you develop skills and knowledge to provide a professional and effective supporting role in a warehousing and storage environment. It is designed to develop skills and knowledge to undertake a range of roles, to include warehouse pickers, loaders and packers.

As an Apprentice you will work as part of a team.

It is aimed that by the end of your Apprenticeship you will be working with some autonomy and personal responsibility.

Course content

You will work towards the achievement of the QCF Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage; this includes technical knowledge and embeds Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. All Apprentices complete an e-portfolio to demonstrate competence and knowledge.

The following are some of the topics covered:

• Pick and pack operations

• Receiving and dispatch of goods

• Assembling orders and dealing with discrepancies

• General health, safety and security

• Correct use of safety equipment and PPE

Functional Skills at Level 1, maths and English  are a required component of the Apprenticeship, these are exam based and course work is delivered by a combination of remote assessment and one to one support.

The Level 2 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities in the Logistic Industry will also be a requirement of the Apprenticeship. This helps the Apprentice understand the aspects of employment, issues and legislation that relates to their work.

This qualification will require you to stay on programme for 12 months.

Entry requirements

We require all prospective candidates to take an initial assessment of Literacy and Numeracy. You will be required to have an interview to ensure that the programme is the right one for you.


All Apprentices will have direct observation within the work place, by their assessor to enable them to collate evidence and show competency.

All Apprentices be expected to collect relevant evidence, obtain witness testimonies and information to provide evidence specific to the job role.

Financial information

The minimum wage for an Apprentice is £2.73 per hour - Some employers do pay more and will also pay travel expenses.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 29 January 2015
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