Offering Info

Certificate III in Warehousing Operations

  • National Course Code: TLI31616
  • TAFE NSW code: TLI31616-01V03-20PMQ-104

Location – Port Macquarie

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

20 Jul 2020

Study Commitment

19.4 Hours per week


18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This is a general qualification for the Warehousing and Storage Industry.

It involves a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, with some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

It is assumed that you have literacy and numeracy skills at Certificate II level for success in this course. Contact your TAFE NSW campus if you have any questions about your suitability.


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.


This is a full time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 19.4 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 15 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including revision and study.


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Are seeking employment within the regional Warehousing industry.
  • Require a defined range of skills and knowledge used in a warehouse environment by individuals who perform warehousing procedures.
  • Are likely to have limited existing experience or knowledge as this is an entry level pathway.

Learners include:

  • Pre-employment, school leavers and unemployed people managed by agencies in these regional areas and older learners wanting to retrain

Upon entry, the learner's LL&N skills will be assessed and communicated with the referring job agency to discuss learner's needs.
Students may have completed Certificate II in Warehousing Operations; these students would be able to seek credit transfer for this qualification.


There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Full Library and Support services
  • Disability and learning support services
  • Counsellor

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9.30am to 2.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?


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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.

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Core Units
Number Title
TLIF0001 Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures
TLIL1001 Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures
TLIF1001 Follow work health and safety procedures
Elective Units
Number Title
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck
TLIA3015 Complete receival/despatch documentation
TLIA3038 Control and order stock
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
TLIO2021 Follow security procedures when working with goods and cargo
TLIA3017 Identify products and store to specifications
TLIF3003 Implement and monitor work health and safety procedures
TLIA3018 Organise despatch operations
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
TLIA3019 Organise receival operations
TLIA3024 Organise warehouse records operations
TLIA2011 Package goods
TLIU2012 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
TLIA2012 Pick and process orders
TLIA3039 Receive and store stock
TLIA2013 Receive goods

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Port Macquarie
70 Widderson Street, Port Macquarie
Phone 131 601

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