Supply Chain Operator

Course Level


Course length

12+ months

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Managing the movement of goods across all sectors and distances for a range of customers from private individuals and sole traders through to large global organisations.

Meet the trainer

Course Guide



What's included? / Modules


  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently

  • Comply with regulations and processes for moving, handling, packaging

  • Communicate effectively either verbally or in writing 

  • Work individually and as part of a team to safely move and handle objects

  • Select, prepare and use packaging materials


  • Use of warehouse systems

  • Use of basic IT applications

  • Industry structure

  • Vision of the organisation

  • How to process goods when returned to base


  • Demonstrate integrity, credibility, honesty, positivity

  • Take ownership for own performance and training

  • Show personal commitment

  • Adapt to and embrace the use of relevant technology, systems and equipment

Entry Requirements


Delivery and Assessment

The training is a blended learning delivery model, which takes place in the work place during working hours, wherever this may be, according to the apprentices role. 

This consists of: 

  • 1 to 1 monthly meetings of approx. two hours with a GLP trainer (face to face or telephone)

  • On-line learning courses and/or group sessions

  • Building an electronic portfolio of workrelated evidence

  • Maths and English at Level 2 (if not previously achieved)

  • 20% of time at work to be spent working towards apprenticeship

  • End Point Assessment (EPA) by an external examiner to complete qualification, consisting of: knowledge test, portfolio-based Interview & project presentation

Professional Qualifications, Career Progression, Links to professional Registrations

Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and maths prior to completion of their apprenticeship.