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Apprentice Warehouse and Storage Operative (Level 2/Intermediate) – KT&A2304

Dartford (



Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 25/04/2019
Industry: Warehousing
Vacancy reference: KT&A2304

Employer Description

Adept Elevator Storage & Distribution offers a specialist storage and distribution service to the Elevator Industry. The company has trading for over 30 years and due to growth the storage and distribution operation was set up 13 years ago.

We operate out of a modern warehouse based upon the prestigious Questor Industrial estate; where we receive delivery of elevators from suppliers based in Europe, on behalf of UK based Lift Companies.

The elevator equipment is held in storage until the UK Lift Company instructs release; it is then delivered on one of our own fleet of lorries, which have cranes on board to assist with off-loading.

Vacancy Description

At Adept Elevator Storage & Distribution, you will be part of a small friendly team that recognises that its staff are equally as important as its customers.

We need a team player who is willing to learn and is happy to be involved in all aspects of running a busy warehouse. You will be processing goods in and out of the warehouse and will be trained to use a Forklift Counterbalance Truck.

An attentive eye for analysing the contents of delivery documentation will open the door for your eventual progress within the company.

You will be involved with offloading, measuring and labelling goods; before ‘putting away’ into the storage area.

This is certainly a position where you can develop and grow with the company!

Processing goods in and out of the warehouse.

Using a Forklift Truck.

Measuring and labelling goods and pallets.

Checking documentation for ‘goods in’ and ‘goods out’.

On-site training in all aspect of warehouse duties including Forklift Truck operation.


Wages £4.30 per hour


Monday – Friday

8.00am – 5.00pm

1 hour Daily Lunch Break

Skills Required

  • Basic computer skills.
  • Good English and maths.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work well on their own as well as within a team.
  • Ability to work in an organised and structured way with attention to detail.
  • Keenness to learn.
  • Good initiative.
  • Ambition to progress.

Personal Qualities

  • Friendly personality.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Physically fit.
  • Reliable
  • Approachable
  • Punctual
  • Focussed

Qualifications Required

Functional skills in English and maths.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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