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Express DELIVERY SORTATION HUB OPERATIVE

APPRENTICESHIPS

LEVEL 2
 Express Delivery Sortation Hub Operative 

Start date: Flexible

Typical duration: 14 Months

This Apprenticeship is ideal for any individual who is looking to work as Express Delivery Operative or a Sortation Hub Operative. Employers in this sector provide the vital link between those sending and receiving a very wide range of letters, parcels, packets and other packages. 

That could be new apprentices recruited to your business or to existing staff as staff development to help nurture talent and promote from within. We work with you to create a programme with clear progression pathways that support staff retention.

Typically, individuals on this apprenticeship are responsible for: taking deliveries, Sorting and checking for damaged letters / packages and parcels, Identifying parcels and packages, including those which may include dangerous goods and hazardous materials, Short term storage of the parcel / packages and moving goods by various methods including; York roll cages, conveyor belts,

We provide an improved understanding of topics such as; safe working practices, data protection and working effectively with colleagues to improve performance.

 

We offer training that fits around your business needs using both virtual and on-site delivery that is delivered by industry experts

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Download Apprenticeship Overview

MONTH 1

Introduction to programme, including setting expectations

MONTH 2

The Express Delivery Landscape  

MONTH 3

Postal Regulations

MONTH 4

Health and Safety in the sortation hub

MONTH 5

The Importance of the hub

MONTH 6

 

The Arrival of Parcels, including weight, service and volume

MONTH 7

Identifying Goods, how best to sort and understanding labels

MONTH 8

Identifying and handling dangerous goods

MONTH 9

The EU international carriage of dangerous goods

MONTH 10

Loading to belt, including sortation practices

MONTH 11

Sorting and Prioritising

MONTH 12

Maintenance including reporting faults and contingency plans

MONTHS 12-14

END-POINT ASSESSMENT

Multiple Choice Test, Practical Assessment, Competency Based Interview