Warehouse Apprentice FIXFIRM LIMITED

A chance to work in a vibrant, friendly family-run business with the opportunity to develop and progress within the company long term. The main purpose of this role is to get goods shipped to our customers on time and in excellent condition. Fulfilling this role helps maintain the high standard of service our customers have come to expect.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Access to company health insurance scheme. Bonus scheme for all staff after completing 6 months probation.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday with flexible start and finish times within our company opening hours of 7 am to 5.30 pm (TBC).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Receiving deliveries
  • Booking goods from suppliers
  • Completing all despatches for the day
  • Keeping the work environment clean and safe
  • Putting goods away accurately on the shelves or pallet racking
  • Picking orders from customers
  • Checking picked orders
  • Packing orders suitably for the transport method
  • Serving customers at the trade counter and Fastlane
  • Arranging solutions to the best method of shipping each order
  • Processing customer returns
  • Continuous improvement to the systems to increase efficiency

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

The Apprentice will work towards their Apprenticeship Standard in Trade Supplier Level 2.

The successful candidate will be assigned a dedicated work-based trainer who will provide support and guidance throughout the course. This is a work-based programme which means that all of your learning will take place on the site of your employment and within your contracted working hours. 

Course outline:


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Apprentices could progress to full-time warehouse roles including trade counter work or they could progress into an office-based sales role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*/9 – B/5) Essential

Things to consider

This role is a physical role, on your feet doing manual handling all day so physical fitness is required. Some people see it as a great way to keep in shape without having to pay for a gym!

About the employer

Combining over 45 years’ experience of listening and responding to our customers’ requirements, with thousands of in-stock product lines, we understand exactly what you need. As a result, we are uniquely positioned to provide industry-leading advice, as well as the most extensive stock lines of consumables, equipment, fixings and fasteners. And ordering from us means you’re guaranteed quality products from leading manufacturers, competitive trade prices and regular special offers. FixFirm strongly believe in implementing continuous improvement practices and therefore record and monitor our phone calls and emails for the purpose of training staff and improving our customer experience.







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Training provider



Ruby or Margaret in the Apprenticeships Team



Apprenticeship standard

Trade supplier

Level 2 (GCSE)

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