Warehousing and Storage Principles (1012)

Last Updated: 15 Jun 2016
The Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles is a short qualification that develops the knowledge you need to work safely and responsibly in a warehouse or storage facility.
A Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles is for people who are looking for, or have just started, a first job in a warehouse or storage facility.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

 While earning this qualification, you'll cover things like:

  • checking the quality and quantity of goods received
  • reporting and recording variations in deliveries or damage, breakages, quality or out-of-date items in storage
  • procedures for packing items safely, securely and labelling correctly
  • health, safety and security when dispatching goods
  • identifying documents and systems used for checking availability of stock
  • safety procedures for lifting heavy items.

For a Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles you'll learn in a group with your training provider. You'll be assessed by a multiple-choice test.

Is this level right for me?

Level 2

This level is ideal if you're new to warehousing and storage and want to get your first job. Or you have some experience in a role where you work under supervision, and want to increase your skills and take on more responsibility.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles could help you get a job as a warehouse worker, or take a step towards becoming a warehouse manager.

You can also take the Certificate as part of an Apprenticeship.

After taking this qualification you could move on to:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Warehousing and Storage
  • Level 3 NVQ in Logistics Operations Management
  • Level 2 NVQ in Specialist Plant and Machinery (Lift Truck).

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

For the Certificate in Warehouse and Storage Principles you'll assess learners with a multiple-choice test.

To find all the requirements for assessment and delivery, download the handbooks from the centre documents section.

You can get fast-track approval if you offer the Level 2 NVQ in Warehousing and Storage, Level 1 NVQ in Distributive Operations, or the Level 2 NVQ in Distribution, Warehousing and Storage Operations.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

 

Level 2

This level is ideal if you're new to warehousing and storage and want to get your first job. Or you have some experience in a role where you work under supervision, and want to increase your skills and take on more responsibility.

You complete one core unit and choose from a range of optional units, including:

  • Understand how to receive and store goods
  • Understand health, safety security and legislation
  • Understand how to be an effective team worker
  • For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

    What Careers Can This Lead To?

    The Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles could help you get a job as a warehouse worker, or take a step towards becoming a warehouse manager.

    You can also take the Certificate as part of an Apprenticeship.

    After taking this qualification you could move on to:

    • Level 2 NVQ in Warehousing and Storage
    • Level 3 NVQ in Logistics Operations Management
    • Level 2 NVQ in Specialist Plant and Machinery (Lift Truck).

    Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles (1012-02)

    Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

    Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles

    • Accreditation No: 500/5764/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
    • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
    • Guided Learning Hours: 110 - 110 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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