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I found the course quite easy to do as it was all work related and I had plenty of help and support from my colleagues, manager and Angie my assessor. I found it much easier to study for a qualification whilst at work without having to go to college. I’m sure it will help me further my career and I am looking forward to progressing to level 3.

Gary Pearson | MKM Building Supplies Ltd

I enjoyed doing this course. It made me think much more deeply about my work in Warehousing & Storage and I now have a better understanding about procedures. I am pleased to have achieved recognised certificates and qualifications. I would like to progress to a level 3 qualification as I realise this can help me progress in my career.

James Brown | The Builders Supply Company

I really enjoyed doing the course. It taught me such a lot. It was really good doing it at work rather than having to go to College after work. I learned a lot more about Health & Safety but more than anything I learned a lot more about spelling and English skills. I had a really good tutor who helped me with everything. I was so thrilled to be chosen as BMF Apprentice of the Year, it’s the first thing I have achieved as well as my qualification.

Nathan Medlam | Milford Builders Merchants Ltd

My aim is to be a yard foreman so this course really helped to develop my skills and knowledge. The thought of taking on the responsibilities of a supervisor’s job was quite daunting, but after doing this NVQ, it has made me more aware and I am more confident to take on a new challenge. Doing my project helped me to think of ways to continually improve things in the yard & warehouse.

Tom Metcalf | MKM Building Supplies Ltd

Level Intermediate Apprenticeship – Level 2
Awarding Body

EDI

Qualifications
  • NVQ in Warehousing and Storage Level 2
  • Functional Skills (Maths and English)
Training and Assessment

Workplace Visits and E-Portfolio

Note: Candidates do not attend college.

Duration Minimum 12 Months
Cost
  • FREE for 16-18 year olds
  • 19 + part funded with employer contribution POA

About the Apprenticeship

The Warehousing and Storage Apprenticeship deals with the movement and storage of goods, which is a critical aspect of any builder’s merchant business.

This work-based apprenticeship will provide hands on experience and help to develop the broad range of skills and knowledge to meet the employer’s business needs.  Apprentices will also understand health & safety requirements and how to work as part of a team and the importance of good customer service.

The course could cover

  • keeping the warehouse or yard clean and tidy
  • working safely and following relevant legislation
  • receiving goods in
  • assembling orders
  • placing goods into storage moving and handling goods
  • loading and unloading vehicles
  • working as part of a team
  • maintaining quality / quantity of stock
  • ordering materials
  • customer service

Qualifications

An apprentice will achieve a number of recognised qualifications.

  • NVQ in Warehousing and Storage Level 2
  • Functional Skills (Maths and English )

Delivered in the workplace

Duration

• Minimum 12 months

Progression

Progression can include the following:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Warehousing and Storage
  • Customer Service Level 2for 3
  • Team Leading Level 2
  • Management Level 3

Dependant on job role and responsibilities

Cost

  • FREE for 16-18 year olds
  • 19 + part funded with employer contribution POA