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Warehouse Apprentice - Howdens Joinery ltd Howdens Joinery

At Howdens we operate an ‘in stock’ business through all our depots. Our Warehouse Person is responsible for effective stock maintenance, compliance with strict health and safety regulations and high standards of customer service.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts will be 08:00 - 17:00 or 07:30 - 16:30, days to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 40.00 Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice Warehouse Person you will learn to:

  • Deal with customers in a courteous, professional, and knowledgeable way
  • Maintain general housekeeping duties within the warehouse including stock rotation, cleanliness, tidiness and compliance with Health & Safety guidelines
  • Carry out security and compliance checks on all incoming stock and outgoing orders while adhering to stock management guidelines to ensure accuracy
  • Carry out daily checks on the forklift truck and other mechanical equipment and report all defects to the Depot Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Planning and organising skills

Personal qualities

  • A desire for continuous personal and professional development
  • Able to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues
  • Hard working, flexible, and reliable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • A desire for continuous personal and professional development

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in English and maths are preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

Howdens is a fast growing, vast company with career progression opportunities for individuals that show real passion and dedication.

Things to consider

The following Apprenticeship has been listed as a standard.

This means at the end of your Apprenticeship you will be asked to undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA).

An EPA for Warehousing can include:

  • Practical test
  • Short answer question scenario test

This will be discussed further upon interview.

About the employer

At Howdens we invest in our people and provide thorough on the job training and excellent career progression opportunities. We have been awarded a place in the top 25 Best Big Companies to Work for in recognition of excellence in the workplace.

We are proud of our substantial growth and remain committed to success through the expansion of our local depot network. Despite its scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values and we are seeking talented people to help us continue to grow our business.


Howdens Joinery


Unit 2


DY10 1HY

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Training provider

Nova Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nova Training Ltd


Laura Malpass 07496568668

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 - Intermediate Apprenticeship
  • Training provided by in house Learning & Development Team
  • Support from external training provider
  • 15 Month programme including minimum 12 month learning period plus end point assessment
  • GCSE Maths and English desired but not essential, as these will be covered during the apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Jul 2022