Gain the experience you need to take on entry-level roles in warehousing and logistics. Develop your communication skills, learn the roles, functions and responsibilities of the supply chain industry, and work safely in a warehouse environment.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Dispatch and replenish stock
Receive and package goods
Pick and process orders
Participate in stocktakes
Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
Use your product knowledge to complete work operations and deliver quality service to customers
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
The ability to complete workplace inductions or orientations and load and unload goods and cargo in a warehouse environment
Experience in identifying workplace hazards, assessing the risks and completing safety documentation
A sound understanding of the fundamentals of the chain of responsibility and your personal responsibilities in the industry
A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The ability to provide your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including a hi-vis vest, safety glasses and steel cap boots
A reasonable level of physical fitness to undertake manual handling, lifting and loading of cargo into trucks
TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.
This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Depot yard person, Despatch clerk, Inventory clerk, Loader, Pick packer, Reach truck/forklift driver, Receiving clerk, Store person, Transport clerk and Warehouse operator
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate II in Supply Chain Operations does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate II in Supply Chain Operations does not have any post-graduate courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate II in Supply Chain Operations qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 14 Units of competency, including 5 core and 9 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
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