Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship (Level 2)

This apprenticeship is suitable for people working in a variety of warehouse environments. The role could include taking deliveries, checking for damaged/missing items, storing goods, moving stock by various methods, picking/packing orders, loading goods for dispatch, maintaining stock records and documentation and cleaning. They should be safely using a range of equipment, machinery and vehicles, as relevant, such as mechanical racking systems, materials handling equipment (MHE) or fork lift trucks.


  • Each apprentice will be allocated a training adviser who will visit them in the workplace on a monthly basis to provide training and support and monitor their progress and the training they are receiving from the employer.
  • The employer will be invited to regular progress reviews.


  • The end point assessment should only commence once the apprentice has developed all the knowledge, skills and behaviours defined in the apprenticeship standard.
  •  To help determine whether the apprentice is ready for end point assessment a meeting will take place involving the apprentice’s line manager, their training adviser and any other appropriate managers from the employer. Apprentices must have achieved a level 1 or 2 qualification (whichever is relevant) in English and maths  before being entered for their final  assessment.

End Point Assessment

  • Knowledge test with short answer and scenario based questions (50%).
  • One hour practical observation (50%).
  • The apprentice can be awarded a pass or distinction.

Entry requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their apprenticeships. Click here to view our latest apprentice job vacancies.

Course Progression

Possible progression to team leader or supervisory roles, which could include sector specific or generic Team Leader apprenticeships.

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