Course Type: Part Time,Apprenticeship

Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Warehousing and Storage

Warehouse and Storage operations require all the elements of an organisation to be working in synchronicity to deliver a product to the customer on time in the most efficient and effective manner.


The Warehouse and Storage Level 2 Apprenticeship programme provides a holistic approach to enabling your workforce to manage your warehouse and storage from the purchase of raw materials to the operational management of parts to logistics and warehousing, through to the distribution of the final product to the customer.  


The nature of this apprenticeship allows the business to have input into the activity and material to achieve maximum benefit and output. This qualification is designed by companies for companies.


The framework is flexible and provides knowledge and skills for apprenticeships within several sectors’ within a Warehouse and Storage operation. 


Ideal candidates are from the following background or work areas:


  • Operations management

  • Manufacturing

  • Logistics

  • Warehousing

  • Transport

  • Distribution


    Employer Responsive Training


    This bespoke apprenticeship programme has been developed specifically with the needs of your organisation in mind.


    Programme Structure


  • 12 month programme

  • Flexible learning with minimal impact to warehousing operations

  • Approximately 10 days’ release time (to be arranged with the company)

  • Flexible modular approach suited to the appropriate sector.


A typical programme may include:  


  • Health, Safety and Security at work

  • Develop Effective Working relationships with colleagues in Warehouse & Storage operations 

  • Make an effective contribution to a business in the logistics sector

  • Obtain information on storage locations and facilities

  • Pick Goods in Warehouse Operations

  • Wrap and Pack Goods in Warehouse Operations

  • Assemble Orders for Dispatch in Warehouse Operations 

  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

  • Functional Skills

    • Maths

    • English

  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Practical activities may include:


  • Risk Assessment of work area

  • 5s Audits (Workplace Organisation)

  • 5s Action Planning


Benefits to the Organisation

  • A “work ready” motivated and empowered workforce armed with the attitude, skills and knowledge to succeed within a modern Warehouse & Storage Operation.


  • A workforce with practical experience of implementing tools and techniques including:


    • Health and Safety,                                          Warehousing and Storage,

    • Inventory Management,                                Audits

    • First in First Out (FIFO)                                 Just in Time (JIT) Operations

    • Management of Material Rejects                  Workplace Organisation                                                

Benefits to the learner

Upon successful completion the learner will achieve:

    • Level 2 Certificate in Warehouse & Storage

    • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

    • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)

    • Level 1or 2 Certificate in Functional Skills

      • Maths

      • English

Future Opportunities

Progression to:

  • Level 3 in Warehouse & Storage
  • Level 3 Management and Logistics Operations

Potential jobs for those working towards these qualifications may include:

  • Warehouse Team Leader

  • Warehouse Supervisor/ Manager