Warehouse Operative Apprentice GBICS.COM LIMITED

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our warehouse team as an apprentice. This is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about building a long-term career with progression opportunities within the company.

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Closing date: 07 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting salary for 3 months: National Minimum Apprenticeship wage. After 6 months: £16.6k On completion of apprenticeship: £20.8k and offered a fulltime contract.

    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 - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm with one hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Loading and unloading, goods in and out.
  • Picking, packing and despatching customer orders with care and precision
  • Testing of goods in, inline with the company process.
  • To take personal responsibility for maintaining a safe and tidy warehouse
  • Maintaining correct stock location
  • Continued stock checking at all times to ensure correct stock count and location accuracy.
  • Ensuring daytime security of site
  • Maintaining the tidiness of the immediate area around the site and parking area.
  • Adhere to company policy and work in line with the Company Quality Management System at all times.
  • This role requires an element of heavy lifting, supported by manual handling training

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.
  • You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession
  • You will experience a blended learning model including online and face to face
  • You will gather learning evidence, via off-the-job training records and work through a portfolio
  • 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. We support you through regular visits from your training officer to the place or work throughout the apprenticeship.
  • You may also be required to attend in person at WEBS Training based in Beeston Nottingham and virtually via Microsoft Teams or Zoom.
  • At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready for your End Point Assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • At Gbics we don't just offer a job, we offer a career path. We understand the potential in every individual, and we are committed to nurturing that potential.
  • For the right candidate, upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, there will be an opportunity for a full-time position within our company.
  • As your skills and experience grow, so do your career opportunities.
  • We're looking forward to supporting someone at the start of their career.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

You will need to be able to travel to and from the office each day so please make sure you have looked at the commute time to ensure this is reasonable and practical. This role will require an element of heavy lifting, which will be supported by comprehensive manual handling training for your safety and well-being

About the employer

GBICS.com was launched in 2011 and was the first website dedicated to selling MSA grade compatible transceivers directly to the end user. Today the online business stocks over 1,000 GBICS Data Centre Infrastructure products and serves 4,000 registered customers from both the private and public sectors, in the UK and across the globe.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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