Apprentice Warehouse Person


Pudsey, LS28 6AT

Closes in 3 days (Monday 22 July)

Posted on 24 June 2024


As an Apprentice Warehouse Person, you will learn how to ensure stock is received, stored, picked, dispatched accurately and meet requirements for health and company policies that are adhered to. You will receive full training in the depot and through our in-house Learning and Development team.

Annual wage
£15,000 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Supply chain warehouse operative (level 2)
Days to be confirmed between; 8.00am - 5.00pm or 7.30am - 4.30pm (breaks to be confirmed).

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 12 August


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • You will work towards a Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative qualification

This standard will cover areas such as:

  • Keeping the warehouse clean/tidy
  • Receiving goods
  • Assembling orders
  • Placing goods into storage
  • Operating forklifts and other plant equipment (with suitable and sufficient training)
  • Moving/handling goods
  • Loading/unloading vehicles
  • Maintaining quality/quantity of stock
  • Ordering materials
  • Customer service

Functional Skills qualification in English and maths will be taught if you do not have a C/4 or above at GCSE level or the equivalent.

Additional benefits:

  • Training from fully qualified Didac staff at your place of work, where your trainer will visit you face to face once per calendar month, with help and guidance available in between visits
  • Onsite learning with the employer will also be provided
  • Ensure you are working to current legal and good practice requirements

Where you’ll work

99 Bradford Rd,



LS28 6AT


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Supply chain warehouse operative (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Conduct risk assessments within the working environment.
  • Apply safe working practices in line with associated health and safety legislation and company policy.
  • Receive products in line with organisational procedures.
  • Store and pick products in line with organisational procedures.
  • Dispatch products in line with organisational procedures.
  • Decant, pack products in line with organisational procedures.
  • Communicate with others verbally, for example internal and external customers, colleagues, and managers.
  • Communicate in writing with others, for example internal and external customers, colleagues and managers.
  • Load and unload products, considering the product that is to be moved and its current and planned destination.
  • Use tools and equipment to aid in product handling.
  • Use information technology and digital systems. Comply with GDPR and cyber security.
  • Locate and use operational information, electronic or paper based, required to fulfil contractual requirements.
  • Select, prepare, and use packaging materials that reduce waste and mitigate environmental impacts.
  • support under instruction scheduled and unscheduled stock taking activities relevant to the organisation and product.
  • Identify and escalate problems beyond own responsibility.
  • Follow procedures in line with environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance. Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Follow equity, diversity and inclusion rules.
  • Carry out and record learning and development activities.
  • Conducts handover activities.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade C/4 or higher)
    • Maths (grade C/4 or higher)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Team working

    About this company

    Howdens Joinery is the UK's largest manufacturer and supplier of fitted kitchens, appliances and joinery products from local stock, with almost 700 depots nationwide.

    After this apprenticeship

    • At Howdens, there are great opportunities for the right candidate to progress into one of many key depot roles, including sales and management

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Annalise Morris


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260250.

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    Closes in 3 days (Monday 22 July)

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