Warehouse and Storage Apprenticeship Oakland International Ltd

An exciting opportunity has arose to join Oakland International on a Warehouse and Storage apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - early or late shifts dependant on travel times - can be from 5am - 11pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    12 available

Key Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that orders are picked accurately and to the highest quality from individual pallet labels or pick sheets as provided by the relevant team leader/supervisor
  • Ensure that orders are picked/packed to individual customer specification
  • To ensure accurate order assembly
  • To visually quality check all products picked.  If in doubt about quality refer to a quality controller or your line manager
  • To ensure that when complete, all orders you assemble are checked off  by a recognised checker
  • Ensure accurate labelling of product and shrink wrapping of finished orders pallets
  • General housekeeping duties as required and recognition and understanding of ‘work tidy’ policies that are in place
  • Correct care and safe use of all company equipment including FLT, pallet trucks (if authorised and trained to use the appropriate equipment)
  • To work in a team-based environment where all managers/employees work together for the good of the business
  • Ensure you adhere to all relevant legislation (H&S, Hygiene, BRC, etc) and that any violations are reported to your line manager/supervisor
  • Maintain and contribute to a working knowledge of policies and regulations
  • Specific projects/other duties or activities as directed by your line manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Creative thinking
  • Independent Enquiry
  • Reflective Learning
  • Team working
  • Self management
  • Effective participation
  • Good time keeping
  • Enthusiastic
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude
  • Willingness to develop product knowledge
  • Willingness to learn and progress
  • Team Player
  • Ethical and honest
  • A “can do and will do” attitude

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn
  • Keen and hard working
  • Exceptional time keeping
  • Confident
  • Polite
  • Friendly
  • Courteous

Qualifications required

(Some employers may ask for certain qualifications to be held. However most companies don’t require anything)

Ideally English and Mathematics GCSE at grade A-C or Level 2 equivalent however all shortlisted applicants will be invited to the training centre to participate in a recruitment event where Literacy and Numeracy will be assessed.

Future prospects

Outstanding prospects for a genuine career with Oakland International, if the candidate works hard and proves to be an asset to the company there is every possibility to progress to a full time position.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Multi Temperature Supply Specialists - A Family Owned Business Providing Logistics And Value Added Services Including Contract Packing, Tempering And Distress Load Management


Oakland International Ltd


Seafield Lane



B98 9DB

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Training provider

At the end of your training you will have completed a level 2 Apprenticeship in Warehousing and storage. You will achieve this by attending a combination of classroom taught modules and on the job training.

You will complete a BTEC in Warehousing and storage to gain the knowledge to perform effectively in your job role. Within the workplace you will demonstrate your competence through the performance of tasks.

Learners are required to take mandatory units which cover aspects of working and communicating in a Warehouse environment. Learners then have the choice of option units covering different functional areas such as pick goods in logistics operations, process orders for customers, keeping work areas clean. There is a wide range of option units allowing learners to choose units to meet the needs in their own work role.    


Functional Skills English and Maths Level 1 may also be undertaken if required, for learners to have the opportunity to improve Literacy and Numeracy skills

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by N V Q Training Centre


Terri Lennon 0121 386 6602 terri@nvq-centre.co.uk

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2017