Warehouse Apprentice Bearing Warehouse Ltd

Bearing Warehouse are offering an apprenticeship in Warehousing for an individual who wishes to follow a career in this diverse and energetic environment. The role will include picking and packing goods as well as taking telephone calls and dealing with enquiries.

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours a week spread over the following: Monday-Friday 8.30-5.30 Saturday 9.00-12.00

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Receiving stock into the warehouse
  • Checking goods against paperwork and booking goods in on the computer
  • Putting the stock away in correct location.
  • Picking and packing stock for sales orders and creating carrier labels.
  • Rolling stock checks of 20-50 items per week.
  • Answering the telephone when necessary and taking enquiries.
  • Dealing with the general public at our trade counter

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good literacy, numeracy and computer skills

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Easy going with a sense of humour
  • Willing to work hard

Qualifications required

Working at level 1 functional skills in English and Maths

Future prospects

Possible fulltime employment for the right candidate

Things to consider

Uniform Provided part office part warehouse. After 3 months a possible pay negotiation. 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, £7.05 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £7.50 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Bearing Warehouse is a long running well established company and is one of the UK’s largest independent stockist of bearings, bearing housings, agricultural bearings and other quality components. In addition we also have the largest stock in the UK of steel balls, steel rollers, stainless steel balls, as well as many other materials such as ceramic and plastic.


Bearing Warehouse Ltd


Unit 19-20

Bonville Business Centre, Bonville Road



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Training provider

Our team will be give you all of the on the job training and support that you need to be a successful Apprentice.

City of Bristol College will deliver the following qualifications and training as part of the Apprenticeship.

  • Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage (QCF), combined knowledge and competence qualification.
  • Functional Skills in Maths (L1), English (L1) and ICT (L1)
  • Employment rights and responsibilities. These are embedded within the Competence and Knowledge.
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills; completing the 6 areas - Creative thinking, Independent Enquiry, Reflective Learning, Team Working, Self-Management & Effective Participation

You will be visited in your workplace by an assessor who will assess your progress through the modules.

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City of Bristol College


City of Bristol College 0117 312 5250

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2017