How to become a packer
You can get into this job through and apprenticeship or by applying directly.
You might be able to start as a packer through a warehouse operative intermediate apprenticeship.
You could do this with a retail, distribution or manufacturing company.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You can apply directly to be a packer. There are no set qualifications to work as a packer.
You might have to take an assessment to check your practical skills before being offered a job. It can also help if you have previous experience in packaging or a manufacturing role.
You can find out more about working in warehousing from Generation Logistics.