Warehouse Apprentice Steelite International Plc

The successful applicant will learn to carry out the duties and skills appropriate to warehousing

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Closing date: 20 Oct 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 - Thursday 8.00 am - 4.30 pm Friday 8.00 am - 3.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicant will learn Warehousing and Logistic skills which will include:

  • Checking of picked orders
  • Locating of picked orders onto the despatch floor
  • Collating located orders for despatch
  • Recording the weight and dimensions of each pallet
  • Ensuring pallet documentation is attached to the relevant pallet
  • Assisting with the goods inwards process
  • Assisting where applicable, with goods returned from the customer
  • Housekeeping duties in picking and despatch

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be comfortable with receiving instruction
  • Must have acceptable levels of knowledge of duties within own area of work
  • Must be able to make basic decisions and escalate when appropriate
  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to operate as a valued team member

Personal qualities

  • Ability to maintain excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Keen to learn
  • Good communication skills required.

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade E or above (or equivalent) is essential or New Grades 9 to 3

  • Maths
  • English



Future prospects

There may be a possibility of progressing within the company.

About the employer

Steelite International is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of award-winning, inspirational table top ranges for the international hospitality industry. The companys core chinaware products are manufactured at its factory in Stoke-on-Trent one of the most modern and efficient tableware production units in the world.


Steelite International Plc


Orme Street



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Training provider

The successful applicant will be trained in-company to carry out warehousing duties. You will also work towards achievement of:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage

Functional Skills Level 1/2 where applicable in:

  • Maths
  • English

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Axia Solutions Limited


Martyn Steele 01782 572 777 martyns@axia-solutions.com

Other information

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.
The Wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

More info is available at http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/TheNationalMinimumWage/DG_10027201

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017