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Supply Chain Operator Apprenticeship Standard

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Supply Chain Operator 

Highfield are ready and able to deliver end-point assessment for the Supply Chain Operator standard. Readiness is defined as having necessary administrative and systems infrastructure and associated internal quality assurance policies and procedures to support Highfield’s end-to-end end-point assessment service.

Who is this Standard for?

This apprenticeship is for individuals working within a supply chain environment. As a traffic or transport officer or removals apprentice, your role will depend on your employer. You could be managing the movements of goods for a variety of customers or prepare goods for transit or storage.

Programme structure

This is a level 2 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months. Apprentices will be placed in either a traffic/transport officer role or a removals operative role supported by a tutor to achieve the Supply Chain Operator standards and level 1 maths and English qualifications.

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 24/06/2016 will be assessed against ST0258/AP02.

End-point assessment methods

·         Short answer question and scenario based test

·         Practical assessment


We have developed the Highfield Level 2 Certificate in Supply Chain Operations (RQF) that maps directly to the standard. This has a total qualification time of 180 or 159 hours, depending on the chosen pathway.

Apprenti-kit - The effective delivery of this standard can be supported by the Level 2 Supply Chain Operator Apprenti-kit

EPA kit - To access the full EPA kit and the Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here.

Apprenticeship Standard and EPA Timeline - this document (available here) supports employers, training providers and apprentices by providing them with the clear time frames required to complete each stage of the apprenticeship and end-point assessment journey, through to ESFA certification.

Support and Guidance Documents

These documents support employers, training providers and apprentices preparing for end-point assessment.

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