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The Royal Navy - Supply Chain Logistician - Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Royal Navy

Logistics is the backbone of the Royal Navy. Sustaining over 35,000 men and women across the world, every day, is no mean feat. You’re right at the heart of this huge operation, part of the essential team who makes sure their crewmates across the Naval Service have everything they need, when they need it.

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

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,400.00

    • An excellent pension scheme • Six weeks of paid holiday every year • Free medical and dental care

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed, total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    20 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000047060

  • Positions

    59 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You’ll be part of an indispensable close-knit team of logisticians who ensure your colleagues and crewmates all over the world have what they need to be operationally effective, whether they’re delivering humanitarian aid or deployed on a combat mission. That means everything from bullets to bed linen, to fuel and food. Without you, global naval operations would literally grind to a halt.
  • Learn about managing a complex global supply chain, and how to source the items you need, all over the world.
  • Learn additional skills as an Incident Board operator, helping damage-control teams fight fires and floods.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Once you have completed your training you will be a qualified Supply Chain Logistician (Supply Chain Warehouse Operative)

You’ll start your naval career as an Able Rate. With experience and further training, you could be promoted to Leading Hand and beyond. If you show the right commitment, skills and academic ability, you could become a Commissioned Officer.

Training and development continues throughout your career with the Royal Navy. It takes place in two distinct environments: at onshore training facilities and on-board operational ships.

Follow on training consists of 14 weeks of role-specific training, focussing on:

  • Responsibility of the duty SC.
  • Healthy and Safety.
  • Defence Equipment and Support Organisation.
  • Manual handling and personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Type of Storerooms.
  • Security of storerooms.
  • Customer Contact/ Services.
  • Sources of Supply.
  • Prioritising Demands

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Members of the Royal Navy are promoted on merit. Work hard and you can rise through the ranks.

As well as helping you develop your Royal Navy career, everything you achieve will be recognised and valued by future civilian employers.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Math and English (Grade GCSE Level C/4) Desired

Things to consider

We recruit throughout the year, so please ignore Key Dates. To find out more information including eligibility to join, and to begin your application please call into one of our Careers offices or visit the Royal Navy Recruitment website.

About the employer

The Royal Navy (RN) is responsible for the protection of British interests at home and around the World. 95% of all world trade passes through the high seas and every year Britain imports £524 billion worth of goods. The RN takes an active part in the protection of British Shipping. Around the United Kingdom the RN protects vital fishing stocks by monitoring fishing activities in our waters. We recruit throughout the year, so please ignore Key Dates

Employer

Royal Navy

Address

Navy Command HQ

The Admiral Sir Henry Leach Building

Portsmouth

PO2 8BY

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Training

Training provider

ROYAL NAVY

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

A job in the Naval Service means adventure, camaraderie – and lifelong prospects. Every day you make a difference. And no two days are the same. You could be policing the world's oceans, delivering humanitarian aid when natural or man-made disasters strike. Or you could be deployed in combat. No matter what job you do, you'll be a key part in operations around the world. Are you ready to go places?

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2023