Warehouse operative

Warehouse operative

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

As an apprentice supply chain warehouse operative, you’ll take deliveries, check for damaged or missing items, store goods, move stock by various methods, pick and pack orders, load goods for dispatch, maintain stock records and documentation, and clean. You’ll safely use a range of equipment, machinery and vehicles, depending on your role and the setting. This could include mechanical racking systems, materials handling equipment and forklift trucks. As a warehouse operative, you’ll communicate with a range of people and customers. You’ll have a passion for meeting customers’ expectations by providing a quality service that encourages repeat business. You’ll learn to use industry-recognised systems and associated services, and will be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.


Duration: 12 months

Relevant school subjects: English, maths and ICT

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely GCSEs or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate)—equivalent to GCSEs

Potential salary upon completion: £19,000 per annum

Find out more: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk