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As a Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprentice you will play an important role in the Supply Chain Operation.


The supply chain is key. Without it, the computer you're currently using would never have made it to you, and neither would the chocolate bar you have just eaten. So, as you can imagine, a career in this industry makes you a very important part of everyone's lives!



  • Safe driving and/or operating techniques to standard and as trained, relating to MHE

  • Steps to take to minimise the effect their work (and the wider industry) has on the environment;

  • Use of warehouse systems and processes relating to packaging, moving and receiving stock

  • Basic IT applications and other relevant technology and systems

  • Relevant regulation and legislation (including international where relevant to role)

  • Effective communication with customers that store goods with the company/colleagues

  • The importance of delivering excellent customer service to customers and colleagues

  • Vision, objectives and brand of the organisation

  • Proposed and actual changes to systems, processes and technology used in the industry, particularly relating to own role


  • Operate and handle equipment safely and efficiently as required for their role, such as Forklift Trucks, High Reach Trucks, Powered Pallet Trucks or Man Up Trucks

  • Comply with appropriate rules, regulations and processes for safely and efficiently moving, handling, packing and unpacking different items

  • Work individually and as part of a team to safely move and handle objects

  • Safely and efficiently load and unload items into and from vehicles, buildings, containers, lift vans, crates and/or boxes

  • Select, prepare and use packaging materials appropriate to the job efficiently and in a way which reduces waste, costs and environmental impact

  • Use correct equipment and procedures to record receiving or stowing goods

  • Promote the values of the organisation

  • Work effectively in a warehousing team, including when under pressure, and to agreed deadlines

  • Use IT applications and other relevant technology and systems


  • Demonstrate integrity, credibility, honesty, positivity and personal drive in every aspect of their role

  • Take ownership for own performance and training, including demonstrating a keen interest in the industry

  • Show personal commitment to minimising the effect of work activities on the environment

  • Adapt to and embrace the use of relevant technology, systems and equipment


These qualifications are designed for those individuals who are involved in planning and organising the land transport and movement of goods. They give the opportunity to demonstrate competence and understanding against a standard set by the needs of the industry.



  • Health, Safety and Security at Work

  • Make an Effective Contribution to a Business in the Logistics Sector

  • Contribute to the Provision of Customer Service in Logistics Operations

  • Identify Suitable Collection or Delivery Points

  • Release Vehicles for Daily Tasks

  • Monitor Vehicle Movements

  • Post-Journey Reports and Checks

  • Routing and Scheduling of Loads

  • Develop Productive Working Relationships with Colleagues in Logistics Operations


The apprenticeship will take a minimum of 12 months to complete prior to taking the end-point assessment.

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operator Level 2

  • Functional Skills




At System Group we will provide you with all the training you need to become a competent Warehouse Operative.

As a Warehouse Operatives you will 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.


If you are an employer who would be interested in recruiting an apprentice or enroling one of your existing employees on the apprenticeship programme, please contact us and we will help you with any queries.


0151 317 4450


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