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Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

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 forklift 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

(eg 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.

​Assessment Methods:

  • Knowledge Test

  • Practical Observation

Additional Assessment Criteria:

If the apprentice has not already achieved Level 1 functional skills in Maths and English prior to their enrolment, they must pass Level 1 functional skills.

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