Funding and bursaries
Students if you’re aged over 19 you may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 023 8087 4874.
Advanced Learner Loans are available for students who are aged 19 or over. Repayments do not begin until the course is completed and you are earning £25,000 or over. Eligible learners will be enrolling on a level 3 or above course and are a UK or EU national. For further information, visit gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan.
A minimum of maths and English GCSE grade 3/D or equivalent or the ability to achieve a Level 2 functional skill.
You must achieve Level 1 or 2 English and maths prior to taking the final assessment.
Learners with an EHCP will be reviewed on an individual basis
What will I learn?
You’ll learn how to carry out a range of moving, packaging and stock-taking roles and duties in a warehouse environment.
The apprenticeship is work experience based, so this will depend on the employment contract you agree to.
You’ll learn the core knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to be a successful supply chain operator. These include:
How to communicate effectively with customers/colleagues
The structure of the industry, its methods and modes of transport, as well as the roles available in the general sector or in more specific roles
The importance of delivering excellent customer service
How to establish a good rapport with customers/colleagues; promote the values of the organisation or report threats to the organisation’s reputation
How to safely move and handle different objects, both manually and with equipment, as well as within a team
Take ownership and responsibility for your own safety and that of others at all time
You will also be able to choose one of the following modules:
Traffic Office – among other things, this module will teach you how to be in full compliance with appropriate rules and legislation; how to use the Transport Management System (TMS); how to progress live jobs through the stages of delivery (including tracking vehicles, loads and temperatures); debriefing drivers, and the process for vehicle maintenance.
Removals Operative – including how to plan jobs; processes for fragile/non-fragile or restricted/prohibited items; how to safely dismantle and reassemble furniture; use machinery safely, and prepare relevant documentation.
Your work will be assessed by your tutor through an electronic portfolio and practical assessments in the workplace. At the end of the qualification, you’ll be assessed by an independent assessor.
Short question and answer scenario test
N.B. 20% of the training must be off the job training – details of the elements included in the 20% off the job training are available on request.
Career and Progression
Once you’ve completed this apprenticeship, you can go on to further training, including:
Level 3 Supply Chain Practitioner
Level 3 Team leader/Supervisor
Following the completion of this apprenticeship, you’ll be able to pursue a career in:
What our students say
Last year I did a rap/grime set as part of a label launch at The Talking Heads which was a mind-blowing and memorable experience. At Totton College the course is fluid so you can really tailor your learning; I’ve been able to combine performance with music tech.
Level 3 Music student at Totton College