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Supply chain warehouse operative

Carrying out a range of moving, packaging and stock-taking roles and duties in a warehouse environment.

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
  • warehouse practices and processes - including deliveries, dispatch, maintaining records, moving stock, packing and storing goods
  • using warehouse equipment, machinery and vehicles - including mechanical racking systems and materials handling equipment (MHE) such as forklifts and pallet trucks
  • using basic IT - including barcoding, data capture, radio and warehousing management software and systems
  • communicating effectively with colleagues, customers, third party carriers and other organisations
  • health and safety practices, procedures and regulations within a warehouse environment - including safe driving and operating techniques and working safely at heights

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
Pearson Education Limited +44 (0) 7879 602674
Innovate Awarding Limited 0117 3142800
Retail Trust
Occupational Awards Limited 01235 432 032
The Real Consultancy Company Limited
Manpower Services Ltd 07789 878389
Skills for Logistics Ltd 01179278800
RTITB 01952 520200
Assessu 0115 975 9550
The British Institute of Recruiters
Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) 0845 226 0350
The Real Apprenticeship Company 01926 298020
Road Haulage Association 01733 261131
Apprenticeship EPA Centre 0845 223 5020
Babcock Assessments Ltd 0800 077 8738
BIIAB 01276 684449
More Information

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