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.
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
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
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.
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Logistics operator, Warehouse operator, Supply chain administration operator, Supply chain administration officer and Supply chain customer service clerk
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations does not have any pre-requisite 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 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.
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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