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Advanced Apprenticeship - Level 3 Warehouse and Storage at County Training - Shropshire Council

Course description

Warehousing and Storage Apprenticeships will suit you if you are a Warehouse or Storage Operative and want to have your skills recognised by a national qualification.

The Advanced Apprenticeship covers the skills of working as a team leader within a warehouse operation, in addition to your normal operation activities.

Course content

Warehouse and Storage Advanced Apprenticeship:

Candidates will work towards achieiving the following:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Warehouse and Storage Skills
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Level 3 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 3 qualification, candidates could progress onto team leader, shift supervisor or warehouse management roles.

Further information

Any person currently undertaking a Level 3 Apprenticeship is entitled to access a programme of 6 management courses free!

Courses are available in the following area:

  • Communication
  • Mentoring
  • Team Leading
  • Motivation
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing Change

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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