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Supply chain operator

Managing the movement of goods across all sectors and distances for a range of customers from private individuals and sole traders through to large global organisations.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £3,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • supply chain practices and processes - including modes of transport, industry structures, technology and systems
  • communicating effectively with colleagues, customers, third party carriers and other organisations - including telephone, face-to-face and email communication
  • using industry-recognised systems and associated services
  • monitoring the use of equipment and machinery
  • time and process management - including achieving objectives and reviewing and improving methods of working
  • specialist removals operative or traffic office skills
  • health and safety practices, procedures and regulations within a supply chain environment

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
  • take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Skills for Logistics Ltd 01179278800
Pearson Education Limited +44 (0) 7879 602674
Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) 0845 226 0350
Road Haulage Association 01733 261131
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.