WAREHOUSING & LOGISTICS
SUPPLY CHAIN & WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE
Start date: Flexible
Typical duration: 15 Months
This Apprenticeship is ideal for any individual in a supply chain or warehouse setting who works flexibly; including working different shift patterns or across different departments.
We support those in moving, packing and stock management roles in your organisation.
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 managing the movement of goods and products for a variety of customers that can range from large global organisations moving goods internationally to sole traders and private customers working in local areas.
We provide an improved understanding of topics such as; safe working practices, warehouse operations and processes, technology to improve productivity 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
Introduction to programme, including setting expectations
Overview of logistics including the supply chain and transport methods
Regulations, logistics equipment and environmental awareness
IT technology and different communication methods
Customer service including building and maintaining relationships
Understanding organisation strategy, values and mission
Understanding business process improvements
Personal responsibilities, planning own development and learning techniques
Effective teamwork, feedback and importance to health
EPA preparation: revision, knowledge and behaviours testing
EPA preparation: mock practical assessment
Knowledge and behaviours test, practical assessment, portfolio of evidence
SUPPLY CHAIN PRACTITIONER
Start date: Flexible
Typical duration: 24 months
We've designed this Apprenticeship to ensure individuals gain all the skills needed to become competent and confident Supply Chain practitioners. We can offer this as a starting point for an existing staff member or as progression following our Supply Chain & Warehouse Operative apprenticeship programme.
At this level we first work with you to understand how your business operates and we focus on developing skills in; forecasting demand, working with hauliers and logistics partners, scheduling and rota planning, liaising with suppliers, analysing stock data and managing stock control levels.
Throughout the course, we support; improving operational performance, resolving problems in supply chain practice, implement and usage of management systems, promoting of health & safety standards and principles of procurement.
Apprentices develop core skills, including using continuous improvement techniques, leading on the creation of Standard Operating Procedures, analysing and interpreting data, using IT systems and completing supply chain documentation.
We design training that meets your needs, tailoring our approach by using both virtual and on-site delivery and minimises downtime.
Characteristics and processes within Fast Moving Consumer Goods
Safe working, ensuring safety of self and others
Key legislation and policies that influence supply chain
Order capture and management
Working relationships and business vision
Communication and managing stakeholders
Specific needs of different customer groups
Capacity, planning, key drivers and product lifestyle
Logistics, procurement and strategic decision making
Managing continuous improvement
Develop and manage a project plan
Forecasting, the levers and influencers of demand
Prioritising the flow of FMCG products including audits
Supply chain key performance indicators
Identifying, managing and escalating risks
Lead and participate in problem solving
Ensuring agile and flexible supply chains
Supply chain systems and business planning
Analysing data to identify trends and themes
EPA preparation and Gateway
Practical observation, work-based project, interview, professional discussion