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An Introduction to Warehousing

This course is aimed at people who wish to develop their skills and increase their awareness of warehouse operations and associated functions.

You will explore the history of warehousing, its role in a business, the types and styles of warehouses and its functions.

It is the perfect course if you are new to the industry or if you are considering a career in this sector.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This short course takes place 1/2 a day per week over three weeks. The course starts on Thursday 2nd February 2017 and runs from 12.30pm - 3.30pm.

The course will be held at the new Northern Logistics Academy, Langtree Street, WA9 1AR.

What will I study?

This course is the perfect starting point for anyone considering a career in the growing logistics industry, you will cover a number of modules including:

  • Understanding warehousing and logistics
  • Understanding inventory
  • Warehouse design

You will gain an understanding of what the warehousing operation is, why its management is important and how the warehouse fits into the supply chain and logistics generally.

How is it assessed?

There is no formal assessment.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

No. You do not require any previous qualifications.

What are the course fees?

The course costs a total of £150.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon completion, you may be able to progress onto a formal qualification with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Supply (CILT), we offer courses from level 2 through to level 6. You may also be in a position to enter employment in a warehousing role either in a full/part-time capacity or as an apprentice.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

Ref: Tracey Boardman

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Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
Assessment and Quality Assurance
Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Short Courses
Health and Safety
First Aid
Driver CPC
Taxi Drivers

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