This qualification is designed for learners who want to enter and/or progress from entry roles in the Warehousing and Storage industries. Learners will develop the underpinning knowledge necessary to support them in their role in this sector. Completion of this qualification will support progression into employment or into higher level roles in the industry. The qualification is ideal for learners not in employment, or who cannot access an Apprenticeship. It would also be ideal for prison-based learners preparing for release.
What will I learn?
This qualification will:
• focus on the study of the warehousing and storage industry
• offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge.
The objectives of this qualification are to:
• allow learners to progress to employment within the warehousing and storage industry
• provide informed and prepared potential employees.
It is made up of five mandatory units as follows:
• Introduction to warehousing and storage
• Understand how to receive and store goods
• Understand how to process orders and prepare them for dispatch
• Understand how to check stock and update records
• Customer service in warehousing and storage
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
This course is delivered purely online with digital content. Upon enrolment Learners are sent login details for our e-assessor system where they will access all course materials including workbooks and questions. Learners will also submit all work via this system which will then be marked by an Assessor and feedback provided.
Due to the nature of these Distance Learning courses, the emphasis is very much on self-directed study.
Learners should be able to take all the information needed to complete the course from the Workbooks but will also receive high level support from their Assessor and the Distance Learning Team.
Each unit will have a set deadline, which is usually 2 weeks, so Learners can plan their study time to fit in with these dates.
Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31st August).
Must have lived in the UK or EAA for the last three years.
Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of London, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the West Midlands Combined Authority, the Tees Valley Combined Authority, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, the Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority, the Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
If aged 19-23, must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (e.g., QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).
If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.
Additional Costs and Information
Learners can only complete one Distance Learning course at a time and cannot be on another funded course such as an Apprenticeship.
The allotted time for completion of this course is three months.
What Could I Do Next?
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: • Level 3 Award in Warehousing • Level 3 Diploma in Warehousing and Storage.It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sector: • Retail and Commercial Enterprise