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Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprentice Cawarden Brick & Tile Co Ltd

To work in a busy building yard. The role will involve working on fork lifts within a team and on your own, helping to sort out orders.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    8.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday with a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon with 30 minutes break for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To work in a busy building yard. The role will involve working on fork lifts within a team and on your own, helping to sort out orders.

Duties to include:

  • Helping to move orders ready for collection
  • Picking orders
  • Updating records
  • Arranging delivery of orders
  • General yard maintenance / keeping the yard tidy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Use of initiative
  • Enjoy practical work
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Able to undertake manual and heavy work
  • Team player who is able to work upon own initiative
  • Be a keen practical and theoretical learner who acts responsibly at all times
  • Able to complete work related and college tasks competently and in a timely fashion

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard working
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

Ideally candidates will hold GCSE grades A*-C (4-9) in Maths and English - or equivalent qualifications. This is not critical though.

Future prospects

Longer term position in the company is encouraged.

Things to consider

Applicants must be aware that they will be required to attend an Information Advice and Guidance session at one of our Campuses (Tamworth, Lichfield, Cannock Chase Skills and Innovation Centre, or Rodbaston) in order to progress further in this vacancy. During the session, candidates must complete baseline assessments and will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding the qualification.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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About the employer

Since its foundation over a quarter of a century ago, Cawarden have become the country's leading specialists in the supply of both reclaimed and period building products.

Our unique Reclamation Centre covering over 10 acres stocks everything from reclaimed building materials to items for home, garden and interiors. Easily accessible from all major motorway links, Cawarden is ideally situated in the Midlands to serve all customers nationwide.

Cawarden encompasses many facets within the Group and is able to offer demolition and site clearance service anywhere in the UK.

Our fleet of modern delivery vehicles includes crane lorries and a specialist vehicle fitted with a dismountable forklift. Our friendly and flexible approach will ensure your delivery is made as efficiently as possible.


Cawarden Brick & Tile Co Ltd


Cawarden Springs Farm

Blithbury Road


WS15 3HL

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Staffordshire College


Apprenticeship Team 0300 4562424

  • Knowledge, skills and behaviours as set out in the apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English up to Level 2 (if required)
  • Any additional internal training supplied by the company - Fork Lift Truck Driving

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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