- Course Code: AD580
- Duration: 2 academic years
- Validated by: Awarding Body Consortium Awards
The Apprenticeship and Advanced Apprenticeship offers a combination of qualifications, that will equip you with skills and knowledge you need to work in the Logistics industry. As a Warehousing and Storage Apprentice, you will learn skills in operating specialist machinery to get things onto and down from high storage spaces; learn about storing goods and improve your spatial awareness so that you can quickly and efficiently load objects of different shapes and sizes.
- What will I study?
Selection of units from the Distribution, Warehousing and Storage Apprenticeship:
- Maintain health, safety and security in logistics operations
- Develop effective working relationships with colleagues in logistics operations
- Provide customers with information and advice on goods and services
- Operate equipment to perform work requirements
- Move goods in logistics facilities
- Receive goods from deliveries
- Place goods in storage
- Maintain the safety and quality of goods.
- Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements to study an Apprenticeship at Blackburn College. You will have an initial assessment when you come in for an interview, and this will show the level of English and maths qualifications, known as functional skills, that you will study alongside your apprenticeship.
Blackburn College will work with applicants to help find a suitable employer where possible. However we always advise anyone looking to undertake an apprenticeship to be actively seeking employment for themselves too.
- How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in one or more of the following ways:
- Course work
- Oral questioning
- Portfolio of evidence
- Practical demonstration/assignment
- Practical examination
- Written examination
- What can I do next?
Once you have completed the Apprenticeship you will be equipped with the necessary skills and qualifications required for working within the logistics industry leading to a variety of employment opportunities. You could progress into a job as a Warehouse Operations Team Leader, Lead Driver or with further development and training e.g. into jobs as a Warehouse Manager or Transport Manager. There is further training and development available for those who choose to do so through a Foundation Degree in Transport Planning, Logistics Operations, Administration or Management. For progressing onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, it is expected that you will be in a supervisory role.
- Your Study Programme