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Apprentice Warehouse Person Howdens Joinery

As an Apprentice Warehouse person you will learn how to ensure stock is received, stored, picked & despatched accurately, and that all Health and Safety requirements are met and company policies are adhered to. You will receive full training in Depot and through our in house Learning and Development team.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8am - 5pm/7.30am - 4.30pm, Days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

While working towards the Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Standard, you will be trained to undertake the following duties:

  • Receiving and unloading deliveries
  • Health and safety
  • Stock checking
  • Security
  • Stock rotation
  • Stock management

With excellent communication skills and a passion for success, you will be enthusiastic and enjoy working as part of a close team.

This role is Depot based.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational Skills

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping
  • Willingness to learn
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalent) English and maths grade C/4 or above would be ideal but not essential, as this will be covered in your training programme under Functional Skills

Future prospects

At Howdens there are great opportunities to progress into one of many key Depot roles, including sales and management.

About the employer

Howdens Joinery is the UK's largest manufacturer and supplier of fitted kitchens, appliances and joinery products from local stock, with almost 700 Depots Nationwide.


Howdens Joinery


Prince Rock Depot Plymouth Trade Pa

Macadam Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Didac Limited


Annalise Morris 0800 773 4230

  • Supply chain warehouse operative standard (Level 2)
  • Functional Skills (if required)

Throughout the programme, you will learn the following:

  • Keeping the warehouse clean and tidy
  • Receiving good in
  • Assembling orders
  • Placing goods into storage
  • Operating fork lifts and other plant equipment (with suitable and sufficient training)
  • Moving and handling goods
  • Loading and unloading vehicles
  • Working as part of a team
  • Maintaining quality/quantity of stock
  • Ordering materials
  • Customer service

Training will be provided by Didac in your Depot, and regionally through the Howdens Learning & Development Team

Additional benefits:

  • Training from fully qualified Didac staff
  • Ensure you are working to current legal and good practice requirements

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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