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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
Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) 0845 226 0350
Road Haulage Association 01733 261131
Pearson Education Limited +44 (0) 7879 602674
Skills for Logistics Ltd 01179278800
More Information

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