58665 Apprenticeships in Warehousing & Storage Level 2

Wakefield College
In Wakefield (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Course
  • Wakefield (England)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:

An apprenticeship is a great way to start a career, enabling you to gain work-based knowledge with an employer while earning a wage or a training allowance. At the same time you will be studying at College to obtain valuable, nationally-recognised qualifications that will become the foundation of your future career.

Important information
What are the course objectives?

The objectives of this course is to gain work-based knowledge with an employer while earning a wage or a training allowance.

Is this course for me?

This course is intended for those wanting to start a career, enabling you to gain work-based knowledge with an employer.

Requirements: There are no formal entry requirements for this Framework.


Where and when

Starts Location
Workplace, WF1 2DH, West Yorkshire, England

What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

What you will study

You will work towards Functional Skills in English and Maths; the Technical Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles; and NVQ Level 2 in Warehousing and Storage. For this you will study Health & Safety and developing effective working relationships as mandatory units, plus optional units covering aspects of:- * Providing customers with information and advice * Receiving, moving and storing goods * Processing, assembling and dispatching goods * Dealing with returned goods * Managing the processes and auditing stock records * Moving and handling goods in logistics operations * Operate equipment to perform work requirements * Health & Safety at work * Develop effective working relationships at work Maths and English (and sometimes IT) are key elements of apprenticeship programmes and if you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects you will be required to study Functional Skills at the appropriate levels. Skills in Maths and English will support your apprenticeship programme, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C. This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.

Additional information

Further study Choose between widening your experience within the logistics sector or undertaking a relevant Advanced Apprenticeship. This could lead you to a Logistics Operations Management qualification at Level 3. Career opportunities Logistics is a vital industry within the UK economy, offering a wide range of interesting training and career opportunities. Employment opportunities for warehouse operatives can be found with shops and supermarkets, mail order and distribution companies, manufacturers, government departments, the NHS and the armed forces. This apprenticeship programme could be your first step on the road to a long and rewarding career.