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Level 3 Warehousing & Storage Apprenticeship at Leeds City College

Course description

Senior Warehouse Person/Team Leader: Working as the Senior Member/Team Leader of the team, in addition to your normal warehouse operation activities, you will also have delegated responsibility for overseeing the correct selection and packing of customer orders, ensuring your team complete these tasks on time ready for despatch.

Course content

In order to achieve a full Apprenticeship you must successfully complete the different parts of the framework over 12 to 15 months.

This consists of sector related industry qualifications

Competence and Knowledge qualification:

Level 3 Diploma in Warehousing and Storage

To achieve the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Warehousing and Storage learners must complete units to the value of 40 credits.

Mandatory Units (total 16 credits)

  • Contribute to the provision of customer service in logistics operations [3 credits]
  • Supervise the receipt, storage or dispatch of goods [6 credits]
  • Provide leadership for your team in logistics operations [4 credits]
  • Take responsibility for health, safety and security in your team [3 credits]

Option Group 1 (minimum of 9 credits to be achieved)

  • Move and/or handle goods in logistics operations [4 credits]
  • Use equipment to move goods in logistics operations [3 credits]
  • Check stock levels and stock records [3 credits]
  • Process returned goods in logistics operations [3 credits]
  • Sort goods and materials for recycling or disposal in logistics operations [3 credits]
  • Maintain safety and security of hazardous goods in logistics operations [6 credits]

Option Group 2 (minimum of 4 credits to be achieved)

  • Allocate and check work in your team in logistics operations [3 credits]
  • Inducting new colleagues into a logistics operation [2 credits]
  • Manage your own professional development in logistics operations [2 credits]
  • Recruit, select and keep colleagues in logistics operations [4 credits]
  • Build and manage teams in logistics operations [4 credits]

Option Group 3 (minimum of 6 credits to be achieved)

  • Schedule logistics operations to meet customer’s requirements [4 credits]
  • Arrange the transportation of goods using multiple transport modes [3 credits]
  • Organise the preparation of documentation for the transportation of goods [3 credits]
  • Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements in logistics operations [3 credits]

Optional Group 4 (minimum of 3 credits to be achieved)

  • Optimise the use of logistics resources [3 credits]
  • Respond to problems in logistics operations [3 credits]
  • Improve performance in logistics operations [4 credits]
  • Minimise the environmental impact of logistics operations [3 credits]

Optional Group 5 (minimum of 2 credits to be achieved)

  • Release vehicles for daily tasks [2 credits]
  • Apply technology in logistics operations [4 credits]
  • Monitor vehicle movements [2 credits]
  • Manage the traffic office [4 credits]
  • Principles of food safety supervision in logistics [3 credits]

Functional Skills qualifications:

  • Level 2 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in Maths

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities:

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Entry requirements

A rigorous recruitment and selection process is carried out to ensure that the aspiring apprentices are suited to enduring this exciting and challenging route of study. GCSE grade A-C in English and Maths would be an advantage.

However if you cannot provide evidence of this then you will be required to sit an online assessment test.


A wide range of assessment methods are used in the workplace. Evidence reflects how you have carried out the process relating to your competence.

For example: The process that you carry out could be recorded in an observation or witness testimony. Products relating to your competence could be minutes of a meeting, e mails, letters, manufacturing instructions, photos and health and safety checks.

Different forms of questioning are carried out on an on-going part of the assessment process.

Future opportunities

Search and apply online for our current vacancies or alternatively you can complete the online application form or e-mail a copy of your cv to the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team.

Contact us on: T: 0113 216 2337 / 0113 308 7918


Further information

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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: 10 November 2017
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