This is available at Level 2 and deals with the collection, processing and delivery of mail.
Mail and package distribution accounts for roughly 9% of the total workforce within the Logistics Sector. While Royal Mail is the largest employer (with more than 200,000 employees), there are many other specialist mail providers as well. In fact, some organisations, such as local authorities and health trusts, rely on their own internal postal system.
The job could involve driving a van to collect and distribute post; sorting letters in a mail processing centre; or out delivering the letters, by foot, bicycle, motorcycle or light van.
Other skills involved could be how to plan routes, how to handle and sort post, and how to process mail using automated systems. There are also opportunities to become a manager or supervisor at various stages of the process, whether it’s in the sorting office or keeping tabs on a fleet of vehicles.
- Mail Centre Operative
- Delivery Operative
For more details on the qualification itself and the Awarding Organisations who offer it please visit The Register of Regluated Qualifications and enter MAIL SERVICES in the title search.
For more details on the qualification itself and the Awarding Organisations who offer it please visit the Database of Approved Qualifications in Wales and enter MAIL SERVICES in the title search.