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Apprenticeship training course

Transport and warehouse operations supervisor (level 3)

Manage the day to day operations involved in supply chain.

Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
12 months
Apprenticeship category
Transport and logistics
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Depot supervisor
  • Hub Supervisor
  • Senior Warehouse Operative
  • Traffic Planners
  • Transport Coordinator
  • Transport Manager
  • Transport Supervisor
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Warehouse Supervisor
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Allocate and monitor work and set objectives including continual professional development (CPD), for transport/ warehouse team members.
  • Identify skill and knowledge gaps in own performance and team performance in relation to transport/ warehouse operations
  • Complete performance development reviews (PDR)/ staff appraisals for transport/ warehouse team members
  • Plan training to meet the requirements of the business and the team members including where required, Driver Certificate of Professional Competence and Material/Mechanical Handling Equipment requirements
  • Achieve KPI’s and targets set for the transport/ warehouse team and individuals within the transport/ warehouse team
  • Carry out disciplinary and manage grievances as per organisational guidelines
  • Lead team and departmental communications and meetings
  • Carry out risk assessments appropriate to work environment in accordance with the Health and Safety Executive
  • use IT equipment and systems for the role such as telematics or warehouse management systems
  • plan and review warehouse compliance and efficiencies; labour, placement, schedules, resources to inform improvements, including inbound and outbound goods
  • ensure the security of the transport, warehouse and goods in line with organisational policies
  • communicate with internal and external customers using various communication methods
  • identify and propose innovative business improvements

Full information on Transport and warehouse operations supervisor (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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