Warehouse Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship
The Warehousing Operative Level 2 is for warehouse operatives working in a variety of warehouse environments, including specialist supply chain organisations and non-supply chain organisations. At NTG we deliver this warehousing apprenticeship across Chester, Cheshire and the North West.
Who is the Warehouse Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship For?
This apprenticeship is ideal for warehouses who are looking to take on new staff with full training. It’s also ideal for businesses who would like to upskill their current warehousing team to ensure they are competent in using machinery, health and safety, efficient role management and the safe handling of goods.
A warehouse operative apprenticeship is essential for businesses who wish to cut down on wastage, mistakes and accidents.
What Does The Course Cover?
It will provide comprehensive training on taking deliveries, checking for damaged/missing items, storing goods, moving stock by various methods, picking and packing orders, maintaining stock records and documentation and cleaning. They will be required to safely use a range of equipment, machinery and vehicles, as relevant to their role and setting. This could include mechanical racking systems, materials handling equipment (MHE) or fork lift trucks.
- Use safe driving and/or operating techniques as trained, relating to MHE (e.g. counterbalance/ reach trucks, powered pallet trucks, ride on pallet trucks)
- Moving and receiving stock to facilitate the safe handling of goods
- Operate and handle equipment safely and efficiently
- Understanding of relevant regulation and legislation governing the supply chain industry
- Select, prepare and use packaging materials appropriate to the job
Course cost: £3,000
Employer contribution: 5% (£150)
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Employers: How Can Warehouse Operative Apprenticeships Benefit You?
Most employers only pay 5% of the total costs of an apprenticeship for new starters, and there are plenty of incentives for training with apprenticeships. Aside from the low costs associated with this form of staff training, there are numerous other benefits for businesses!
Reduce the Costs of Errors
Fewer Costs Related to Accidents
Gain the Competitive Edge
Make Gains with Productivity and Efficiency
This course will last 13 months and is delivered during normal working hours. Training can be flexible to meet the needs of your organisation. We use a blend of online, webinar and practical sessions, and the apprentice will receive regular 1-1 sessions and support from their tutor.
Learners will need to meet the following requirements:
- 16 years of age or older
- Work ready
What Qualifications Will Be Achieved?
- Warehousing Operative Level 2 Standard
- Level 1/2 Functional Skills Maths*
- Level 1/2 Functional Skills English*
This qualification is government funded and falls under the Apprenticeship Levy Scheme. For non-levy paying organisations, it requires a 5% employer contribution.
Total cost of training is £3,000. The employer is required to fund 5% of this equating to £150.
Business that have less than 50 employees won’t pay anything if they employ apprentices under the age of 19, and will receive a £1000 incentive payment. This will be discussed during the initial engagement to determine eligibility.