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Warehouse Operative – Level 2

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Courses Code
PW2APSWAS
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Part Time
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  • Course aim

    This apprenticeship is suitable for anyone who works in a warehouse operative and communicate with a wide range of people and customers. The apprentice should 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.

  • Course content

    The apprentice will cover a wide aspect of assessments in the workplace to record progression and show records of learning and the ability to work effectively in a warehousing team, including when under pressure, and to agreed deadlines; adapt to change in line with internal and external customer needs or circumstances. The use IT applications and other relevant technology and systems, including warehousing management, data capture, radio and barcoding systems, to ensure the safe and efficient processing of goods.

  • Course assessment

    Apprentices will be required to demonstrate continuous and sustained progress towards the end point assessment, by completing work as set out by your employer, demonstrating the knowledge and skills required in the relevant role. The on programme aspect of the apprenticeship is expected to take a minimum of 12 months to complete, and will include specific milestones to ensure that you continue to make good progress towards your end point assessment.

    You will also complete Level 1 or Level 2 English and maths if required, and may achieve nationally-recognised vendor or other qualifications if the employer chooses such as Fork Lift Truck qualifications.

  • Benefits to employers

    Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way for any organisation to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. Hiring an apprentice can help you improve productivity and reduce staff turnover.

    There’s a wide selection of apprenticeships available, covering lots of different job roles to help you choose a qualification that suits your business needs. This approach to assessment has been designed to be viable for both large and small employers, with a wide geographical take-up across a number of different settings. The fact that there are only 2 methods of assessment will make the assessment more manageable for employers, apprentices and end point Assessment Organisations.

  • Benefits to apprentice

    As an apprentice you will work alongside experienced, skilled staff, you will gain job-specific skills and training, you will earn a wage and get holiday pay whilst you train.

    The Government is committed to ensuring that everyone is able to benefit from the life changing opportunities of an apprenticeship. Apprenticeships are opening the door to professions that used to only be an option for people with a traditional degree.

    Apprenticeships are more than just another way to gain a qualification and can give you the skills you need to progress your career.

  • Fees

    If you have less than 50 staff and the apprentice is between 16-18 then the apprenticeship will be fully funded, you will only need to pay for the apprentice’s wages. If you choose to recruit an apprentice who is 19 or above you will be required to pay 5% of the cost of the apprenticeship (the government will fund 95%).

    If you are a large employer with 50+ staff you will be required to fund 5% of the apprenticeships costs regardless of the age of the learner.

    Employers with a wage bill of over £3 million will pay the cost of the apprenticeship through the apprenticeship levy.

  • Course aim

    This apprenticeship is suitable for anyone who works in a warehouse operative and communicate with a wide range of people and customers. The apprentice should 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.

  • Course content

    The apprentice will cover a wide aspect of assessments in the workplace to record progression and show records of learning and the ability to work effectively in a warehousing team, including when under pressure, and to agreed deadlines; adapt to change in line with internal and external customer needs or circumstances. The use IT applications and other relevant technology and systems, including warehousing management, data capture, radio and barcoding systems, to ensure the safe and efficient processing of goods.

  • Course assessment

    Apprentices will be required to demonstrate continuous and sustained progress towards the end point assessment, by completing work as set out by your employer, demonstrating the knowledge and skills required in the relevant role. The on programme aspect of the apprenticeship is expected to take a minimum of 12 months to complete, and will include specific milestones to ensure that you continue to make good progress towards your end point assessment.

    You will also complete Level 1 or Level 2 English and maths if required, and may achieve nationally-recognised vendor or other qualifications if the employer chooses such as Fork Lift Truck qualifications.

  • Benefits to employers

    Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way for any organisation to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. Hiring an apprentice can help you improve productivity and reduce staff turnover.

    There’s a wide selection of apprenticeships available, covering lots of different job roles to help you choose a qualification that suits your business needs. This approach to assessment has been designed to be viable for both large and small employers, with a wide geographical take-up across a number of different settings. The fact that there are only 2 methods of assessment will make the assessment more manageable for employers, apprentices and end point Assessment Organisations.

  • Benefits to apprentice

    As an apprentice you will work alongside experienced, skilled staff, you will gain job-specific skills and training, you will earn a wage and get holiday pay whilst you train.

    The Government is committed to ensuring that everyone is able to benefit from the life changing opportunities of an apprenticeship. Apprenticeships are opening the door to professions that used to only be an option for people with a traditional degree.

    Apprenticeships are more than just another way to gain a qualification and can give you the skills you need to progress your career.

  • Fees

    If you have less than 50 staff and the apprentice is between 16-18 then the apprenticeship will be fully funded, you will only need to pay for the apprentice’s wages. If you choose to recruit an apprentice who is 19 or above you will be required to pay 5% of the cost of the apprenticeship (the government will fund 95%).

    If you are a large employer with 50+ staff you will be required to fund 5% of the apprenticeships costs regardless of the age of the learner.

    Employers with a wage bill of over £3 million will pay the cost of the apprenticeship through the apprenticeship levy.

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