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Logistics & Warehousing

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This new and exciting course will develop a broad range of skills in the fast-growing logistics sector. You will have the opportunity to study Warehousing and Storage qualifications at Level 1, as well as training towards a Fork Lift Truck driving certificate. These sought-after skills will be further enhanced through extended work placement opportunities with local logistics and warehousing companies, building both your knowledge and practical experience of this expanding sector.

The courses will be delivered at the brand new logistics centre at our 12Q campus, which provides a simulated warehousing and logistics setting as well as state-of-the-art interactive technology to enhance learning.

Course details

This course will develop the fundamental practical skills needed when working in the logistics sector. Modules covered include:-

  • Health and Safety
  • Checking stock levels and stock records
  • Supervising the receipt
  • Storage and dispatch of goods
  • Picking goods in Logistics
  • Moving and handling goods
  • Assembling orders for dispatch
  • Developing working relationships in the Logistics sector
Entry guidelines
  • Relevant Entry Level qualification or 3 GCSEs at Grade 2/E or above.
  • Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.
  • Some applicants can be considered on their individual skills and experience.

If English is not your first language, you may need to have an assessment before enrolling onto this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Steel toecap safety boots, basic writing and drawing equipment.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be completed by practical and online tests.

Additional Information

The length of the course may be flexible due to work experience opportunities.

Priority is given to 16-18 year olds.

You will need to have a keen interest in developing the skills needed in a warehousing business, or want to progress within the logistics sector.

Show you are committed, motivated and have excellent punctuality and attendance.

Where can I progress to?

Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage

You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

When does this course run?

  • Starts 03rd Sep 2018 - Ends 21st Dec 2018 Ref F032K001

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £300.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 15:30 12 Quays
    Tuesday 09:00 — 14:30 12 Quays
    Wednesday 09:00 — 11:00 12 Quays

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

What can I earn?

  • Managers and directors in storage and warehousing

    £18,000 Find out more
  • Elementary storage occupations

    £13,000 Find out more
  • Transport and distribution clerks and assistants

    £18,000 Find out more

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