Warehouse & Special Equipment Operative Apprentice - Taunton MEDEQUIP ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED

You will be carrying out a range of moving, packaging and stock-taking roles and duties in a warehouse environment, including the use of warehouse systems and processes. You will learn how to order, maintain and despatch ‘special’ equipment, and how to work effectively in a warehousing team, including when under pressure, and to agreed deadlines.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    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 8.00am - 5.00pm with a 1 hour unpaid break - overtime is optional when available.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Receiving goods in
  • Picking and putting to bays orders for technicians
  • Racking and storing new and recycled goods
  • Learning what a ‘special’ is
  • Logging ‘specials’ on IT system
  • General warehouse cleaning and tidying

The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards gaining a Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprenticeship
  • You will also work towards your level 1/2 Functional Skills certificates in English and Maths, if equivalent not already held
  • All training will be carried out at your normal place of work, within your normal working hours
  • You will be given 6 hours per week for your apprenticeship work

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of full-time position offer at completion

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, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2 or E) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2 or E) Desired

About the employer

Medequip is commissioned to provide Community Equipment Services on behalf of local authorities and the NHS across the UK. The service includes the supply, delivery, installation, repair, maintenance, collection and recycling of community equipment, once prescribed by a Health or Social Care Professional.




Unit 1 The Monarch Centre

Priorswood Industrial Estate



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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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