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Apprentice Warehouse Operative Fridge Spares Wholesale Limited

Warehouse Operatives are really important to us, covering a range of responsibilities/tasks that need to be carried out accurately and efficiently, whilst showing a positive attitude. Working with an experienced team, gaining crucial skills through in-house, on the job and external training to achieve the Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Standard.

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Closing date: 17 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Excellent employee benefits available including retail discounts, cycle to work, Employee Assistance Programme ,employee reward and recognition scheme.

    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, a total of 40 hours which will be between the times of 8am - 5pm to be discussed with the Apprentice.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The main duties of the role include:

  • Take delivery of goods for unloading, sorting, stacking and storage process/pick order requests for all stock items for a customer collection and /or delivery from the warehouse
  • Accurately pick orders by processing requests in a timely and orderly manner
  • Checking and packing orders for both internal and external customers
  • Adhere to all health and safety requirements including wearing appropriate PPE at all times (PPE is provided), complying with all standards in place for COVID 19
  • Ensure the warehouse is kept clean and tidy to ensure a safe working environment at all times
  • To assist in other warehouse functions and processes where required

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

The Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprenticeship standard is delivered through both group and 1-1 training. One day a month will be remote, live Tutor-led training, and in addition the apprentice will have monthly reviews and assessment in the workplace.

Functional Skills in maths and English, if needed, will be delivered either in-person or remotely, depending on the apprentice.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Ongoing training and personal development is encouraged.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Eager to learn, Attention To Detail, Self Motivated


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3/D) Desired

About the employer

FSW is a wholesaler committed to the commercial refrigeration market providing unrivalled technical & applications support and supporting the business with quality experienced branch staff. FSW is also a specialist air conditioning equipment supplier, becoming distributors for Fujitsu, Mitsubishi Electric & Hitachi. FSW is committed to holding large stocks, providing excellent technical support and training with its fully equipped training facility based in Southampton. FSW claims to be the largest distributor of Fujitsu Air Conditioners in the UK. With bespoke refrigeration equipment capability, specialist spare parts supplier, two industry leading procurement divisions and one of the UK’s largest A/C suppliers, there is more to FSW than meets the eye. Like our motto says “30 locations in the UK and Ireland, where you need us when you need us”


Fridge Spares Wholesale Limited


15, The Markham Centre Station Road Reading


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Training provider



Rachel Eaves

07922 426414

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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