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Apprenticeship - Level 2 Warehousing and Storage Skills Certificate at County Training - Shropshire Council

Course description

There are many opportunities within the Warehousing and Storage environment. County Training provides qualifications that can cater for a variety of job roles and provide you with the necessary skills to help with career progression. Level 2 candidates should be involved in a range of activities from operating equipment to processing orders and receiving or dispatching goods whilst maintaining a safe and secure working environment at all times.

Level 2 candidates should be performing a variety of activities and be able to take some responsibility for their own work which will include some complex and non-routine tasks. They will need to be able to take responsibility for their own actions and be able to report accurately to supervisors or those with more experience.

The Level 2 qualification is designed for those who are new to a Warehouse and Storage role, or for candidates who are looking to gain formal recognition within an existing role.

Course content

Warehouse and Storage Intermediate Apprenticeship:

Candidates will work towards achieiving the following:

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Warehouse and Storage Skills
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Level 2 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities in the Logistics Industry
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Entry requirements

Before you can start this course, you will need to have a relevant paid work placement of at least 30 hours per week. There may be existing placements available or County Training can provide you with support to find a placement. This may be through an interview, some support with writing applications or preparing a CV, or even through work-experience placements.


Before your course starts you will meet with your manager at work and your assessor to discuss which units of the qualification you will be working towards. These will be based on the kind of job role and day-to-day tasks you will be doing. Your assessor will then visit you on a regular basis to help collect evidence of the skills and knowledge you are gaining through one-to-one discussions, observations at work and witness testimonies from your manager – all of these activities will help you to build a portfolio demonstrating your ability for this area of work.

Financial information

For 16-18 year olds undertaking an Apprenticeship, training will be fully funded. A contribution of £250/ £350 may be required for individuals aged 19 and over depending on existing qualifications held.

Future opportunities

On achieving the Level 2 qualification, candidates could then progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Warehouse and Storage. Further progression would then lead to management or team leading qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact County Training - Shropshire Council directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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