Apprenticeship in Warehousing & Storage Level 2 Avocet Sports Ltd

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a progressive company that is committed to taking on and training an apprentice. The company will encourage you to progress within the business and be an integral part of the business growth and success.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.00am – 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The main duties within the Warehouse department include:

  • Receiving goods
  • Checking goods meet the required specification
  • Booking in on the computerized system
  • Storing correctly
  • Re-packing for dispatch
  • Wrapping and labeling goods
  • Preparing for transport deliveries
  • Clearing & tidying of work environment

What you could go on to do:

  • For the successful apprentice within the placement they will be offered the opportunity to complete their FLT license which is worth £500.00.
  • Progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Warehousing and Storage Level 3
  • Progress to learning other aspects of the business

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Skills Company in conjunction with the experienced onsite team in the Department.

What will happen next:

  • New applicants to The Skills Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team.

You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate flexibility.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Hardworking.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • An ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • An ability to work independently and part of a team.

Personal qualities

  • Good customer care skills.
  • Hard working.
  • Personable.
  • Good work ethic.

Qualifications required

  • Good level of Maths and English. 
  • Proven IT skills for accurate stock control function.

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

About the employer

Imports, exports bikes and accessories company in Worsley.


Avocet Sports Ltd


Units 7-8


M28 2QB

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Training provider

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification in Warehousing and Storage.

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017