Apprentice Warehouse Person HOWDEN JOINERY LIMITED

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.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 05 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days to be confirmed between; 8.00am - 5.00pm or 7.30am - 4.30pm (breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Whilst working towards the Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Standard, you will be trained to undertake the following duties:

  • Receiving and unloading deliveries
  • Health and safety
  • Stock checking
  • Security
  • Stock rotation
  • Stock management

The training you will be getting

  • 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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

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.




Industrial Estate

Unit 5 Park Rd


OL13 0BW

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Training provider


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


Annalise Morris


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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Aug 2024