|Mode of study||Apprenticeship|
|Duration||Please ring for details|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||1 August 2018|
|Course code||PLR2UWS (1818)|
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. In addition, they 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.
As an Apprenticeship standard, you will be assessed against your knowledge, skills and behaviours.
Knowledge includes – safe driving and/or operating techniques, minimising the effect of your work on the environment, safe use of equipment, use of warehouse systems and processes, basic IT applications, regulation and legislation, effective communication with customers, structure of the industry, importance of excellent customer service, changes to systems and processes, health and fitness for the role
Skills include – operate and handle equipment safely, Comply with appropriate rules, regulations and processes, work individually and as part of a team, safely and efficiently load and unload items, select, prepare and use packaging materials, use correct equipment and procedures, promote the values of the organisation; work effectively in a warehousing team, use IT applications and other relevant technology and systems,
Behaviours include – Demonstrate integrity, credibility, honesty, positivity and personal drive, take ownership for own performance and training, show personal commitment, adapt to and embrace the use of relevant technology
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You will be regularly visited by your assessor for the duration of your apprenticeship for assessment against your knowledge and skills, in readiness for an independent End Point Assessment.
Typically this takes a minimum of 12 months to complete, depending on your previous knowledge and experience.
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