Sortation Operative Apprenticeship EVRi

Reporting to the Supervisor in your area, you will be responsible for moving parcels, working with machinery, moving pallets of parcels and loading/unloading trailers efficiently. You will ensure all KPI targets in your specific area are met while regularly listening to instructions from your Supervisor.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    AM shift: 06:00-14:00. Or PM Shift: 14:00-22:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be accountable for:

  • Unloading and loading of parcels from the back of trailers
  • Using machinery such as telescopic conveyors to extend into the back of trailers allowing you to work more efficiently
  • Moving freight to designated inbound and outbound areas
  • Completing repetitive handling and lifting sometimes heavy and awkward parcels
  • Using hand-held devices to scan parcels following the correct Standard Operating Procedure and achieving compliance KPIs specific to warehouse area’s
  • Effective and supportive communication within your team and with management in your area
  • The parcel presentation quality when loading parcels onto the belt for scanning and ensuring parcels are placed in the correct location and holding areas if required
  • Following the processes to reduce no-reads and misroutes of parcel barcodes. Achieving the targets on your area each shift set by your Supervisor and Process Manager
  • Adhering to all Health and Safety regulations and following correct operating procedures, including following the correct procedure to open and close dock doors and levellers
  • Regular use of pump trucks to move parcels and assets
  • Personal and warehouse hygiene
  • Your personal output in a fast-paced environment
  • Adhering to all company policies and procedures in your area and for behaving in line with the Evri values

The training you will be getting

  • Express Delivery Sortation Hub Operative Level 2 Standard
  • End Point Assessment
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • Training and training location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Evri is the largest parcel distribution company in the UK, actively promoting and encouraging internal progression across the business. From hub operative, to Supervisor and management positions. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team Player, Self-Motivated, Willing To Learn, Can Do Attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Desired

Things to consider

Fast paced environment, physically demanding environment. Apprentices across all the different schemes are eligible for the following core benefits, irrespective of the scheme length: • Life assurance – Two times their base pay • Pension – 3% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution minimum Below are the flexible benefits apprentices can choose from during the benefit window (paid for by the apprentice), either during their first full working month in the business, or during the March annual window: • Additional Life Assurance – this voluntary additional cover increases your life assurance cover (lump sum payment in the event of your death). • Personal Travel Insurance – comprehensive Worldwide or European yearly holiday cover • Health Cash Plan – recover everyday healthcare costs e.g. check-ups, therapy treatments and prescription charges • Personal Accident Insurance – a tax-free lump sum in the event of your death, injury or disability following an accident. • Dental Insurance – fund regular dental care as well as any larger unexpected costs. • Partner Life Cover – get a lump sum in the unfortunate event that your partner passes away. • Critical Illness Cover – get a lump sum if you’re newly diagnosed with a health condition, suffer an event, or undergo a surgical procedure. Apprentices can access several discounts on offer which have been specifically negotiated for our colleagues. Apprentice will also have access to the online discount portal PerkPal.

About the employer

Our Journey From our roots as a mail order company nearly 50 years ago, we’ve grown considerably over the decades – and we’ve had a few name changes along the way. Evri launched in March 2022 following a successful rebrand from Hermes UK. Now, with our friendly team of 20,000+ couriers, 14,000+ local one-stop ParcelShops and Lockers and a growing network of state-of-the-art hubs and depots, Evri provides delivery solutions for anyone who wants to send a parcel in the UK and to more than 220 international destinations. Our combination of speed, value and service has made us the partner of choice for over 80% of the UK’s biggest retailer brands as well as fast-growing market-place online platforms like Vinted and Etsy and consumers looking for alternatives to traditional carriers.





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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


Linsay Marie Jones


Apprenticeship standard

Express delivery sortation hub 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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