National code: TLI30321

Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations

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Overview About this course

Launch or advance your career in the supply chain industry and go on to become a supply chain operator. Develop your skills in leadership, safe handling and relocation of goods and customer service in your workplace or in a TAFE simulated facility.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Move and relocate materials safely

  • Assess the risks involved with relocating loads

  • Plan and relocate materials and goods without damage

  • Understand the chain of responsibility

  • Ensure transport activities are completed safely

  • Complete safety documentation

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level

  • The confidence to complete safety documentation

  • Techniques to safely lift and handle goods or materials

  • Experience reading and following instructions and procedures

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

Entry recommendations

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

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level

  • 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.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Logistics operator, Warehouse operator, Supply chain administration operator, Supply chain administration officer and Supply chain customer service clerk

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 14 Units of competency, including 1 core and 12 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.

  • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods TLID0020

  • Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility) TLIF0009

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

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

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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