Warehouse Operatives work in a variety of warehouse environments. Work activities include taking deliveries, checking for damaged/missing items, storing goods, moving stock by various methods, picking/packing orders, loading goods for dispatch, maintaining stock records and documentation, and cleaning. They are 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.
Warehouse Operatives communicate with a wide range of people and customers. They have a passion to meet customers’ expectations by providing a quality service that encourages repeat business. Individuals in this role are highly competent in using industry-recognised systems and associated services (e.g. Traffic/Warehouse Management Systems) and will be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines. A Warehouse Operative will often be required to be flexible and work shifts including 4-on-4-off, days, nights, evenings and weekends.
The Apprenticeship standard is comprised of the following elements:
Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage
A combined qualification, which incorporates competence and knowledge
English Level 1 (Level 2 test to be taken prior to end point assessment)
Maths Level 1 (Level 2 test to be taken prior to end point assessment)
Day release may be required for training – Assessed through external test
20% Additional off the job training
Must be at least 20% of the time; is paid and outside the normal day-to-day working duties. It can include: * Theory teaching * Practical training (e.g. shadowing, mentoring, industry visits, attendance at competitions) * Learning support * Writing assignments/assessments * Research
End Point Assessment (Requirement to achieve the Apprenticeship Standard)
Length of programme minimum 12 months
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