Warehouse Operatives work in a variety of warehouse environments. Work activities 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 are required to safely use a range of equipment, machinery and vehicles, as relevant to their role and setting. This could include mechanical racking systems, materials handling equipment (MHE) or fork lift trucks.

Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Standard

This apprenticeship has been designed by employers to ensure that both new entrants and those interested in progressing a career in the sector have an opportunity to develop the right skills, knowledge and behaviours. This apprenticeship is a fantastic way of developing these skills whilst learning and gaining experience at work.

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End Point Assessment for Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

End-point assessment for Supply Chain Warehouse Operative
The end-point assessment should take place at either the workplace or at recognised EPA site. The assessment will include three distinct components:

  • A written knowledge test answered through 10 short answer questions and 2 scenario based questions
  • A Practical assessment takes place over 60 minutes. It must be carried out in the workplace or simulated warehousing environment assessed by the end-point assessment organisation’s own independent assessors. The observation will cover the skills outcomes of the standard detailed in the OAL Apprentice EPA Handbook and OAL Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Standard Handbook.
  • A professional dialogue and interview, which is undertaken after all other end-point assessment components have been successfully completed