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Logistics, Supply Chain and Warehousing Apprentice Program at BMet Birmingham

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Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) is a leading provider of further and higher education with eight campuses distributed within Birmingham, England. The college specializes in a level, vocational training and provides programs from Digital and Green Technologies to Manufacturing and Logistics.

The college was created in August 2009 as a result of the amalgamation of Matthew Boulton College and Sutton Coldfield College. Birmingham Metropolitan College manages eight campuses within Birmingham, most of them the result of previous college mergers.

The main campus is the Sutton Coldfield Campus at Lichfield Road in Sutton Coldfield and is home to the college's administrative offices.

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Training Programs

Apprentice Program

  • Apprenticeship in Warehousing (James Watt College): The aim of the apprenticeship is to upskill warehousing operatives who are currently employed in sectors of the logistics industry. Apprentices may be responsible for managing stock; auditing inventory; keeping equipment in good working order; processing returned goods; or managing the receipt, storage and dispatch of goods. Apprentices will work as part of a team and may be required to load/unload vehicles.
  • Along side the practical components, apprentices are required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding through the technical certificate and develop mathematics and English through functional skills.
  • Entry Requirements: Entry criteria varies depending on the framework that you are studying and the needs of the employer, however a good level of secondary education is expected and many employers expect you to have maths and English GCSE at a C grade or above. Employers also look for skills like motivation, good interpersonal skills, good communication skills and a willingness to learn and will set their own specifications depending on the role.