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TLI30321

Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations

Develop a broad range of knowledge and skills to embark upon a new career in warehousing operations. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to work as a warehouse/logistics operator and may also give you an opportunity to gain your forklift or order picker licence.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Darling Downs and South West
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Apprenticeships and traineeships
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$4,060
Subsidised
$4,315
Full Fee
$5,530
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Course overview

Develop a broad range of knowledge and skills to embark upon a new career in warehousing operations. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to work as a warehouse/logistics operator and may also give you an opportunity to gain your forklift or order picker licence.

The high Australian dollar during the past five years, plus new automation and tracking technology across the supply chain has supported strong growth in the industry. There are expected to be over 50,000 job openings in supply chain operations over the next five years. There is also increasing employment opportunities for higher skilled workers in larger enterprises.

This course will teach you how to move, store, receive, and dispatch goods correctly. It also covers key areas including the receipt and dispatch of product, warehouse equipment operations, checking and maintenance, occupational health and safety, customer service, teamwork, and resource management.

Successful completion of this course will equip you for operational within the supply chain industry for example as a warehouse/logistics operator or supply chain administration operator.

What can I do?

  • Rail Terminal Operator
  • Supply Chain Administration Operator
  • Warehouse Operator
  • Logistics Operator

Course outcome:

TLI30321 Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations

Industry-relevant teachers

Our teaching staff are at the top of their game and are still heavily involved in the industry. This means you're being taught by people who know what employers are looking for and where technology is taking us.

Recognise your experience

Your years of industry experience count for something. With our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), we can help you fill in your gaps in knowledge to upgrade your qualifications faster.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 12 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • TLID0020
    Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
    UNIT CODE :
    TLID0020
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to shift materials safely using manual handling methods.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

  • UNIT CODE
  • TLIF0009
    Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility)
    UNIT CODE :
    TLIF0009
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to ensure the safety of transport activities.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility)

  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

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  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ipswich
On campus with some online
Anytime
2 years
Workplace - Part time
  • Concession: $4,060
  • Subsidised: $4,315
  • Full fee: $5,530
demo

Ipswich

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

2 years

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Workplace - Part time

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $4,060
  • Subsidised: $4,315
  • Full fee: $5,530
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
On campus with some online
Anytime
2 years
Workplace - Part time
  • Concession: $4,060
  • Subsidised: $4,315
  • Full fee: $5,530
demo

Toowoomba

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

2 years

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Workplace - Part time

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $4,060
  • Subsidised: $4,315
  • Full fee: $5,530
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP / TRAINEESHIPS DELIVERY MODE
Ipswich
Traineeship
  • WORKPLACE

    Workplace

  • DROP IN DAYS

    Drop in days

  • BLOCK TRAINING

    Block training

  • DAY RELEASE

    Day release

  • MOBILE VAN

    Mobile van

  • Online

    Online

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP / TRAINEESHIPS DELIVERY MODE
Toowoomba
Traineeship
  • WORKPLACE

    Workplace

  • DROP IN DAYS

    Drop in days

  • BLOCK TRAINING

    Block training

  • DAY RELEASE

    Day release

  • MOBILE VAN

    Mobile van

  • Online

    Online

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Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations (TLI30321)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

You must be employed in industry.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to Year 10 are recommended.  A numeracy and literacy assessment will be conducted to identify any areas you may require learning support.   

If you are wishing to obtain your Forklift licence, you  must be at least 18 years of age. 

This course can be completed by a Traineeship or via a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes.
This includes the use of:

  • safety glasses
  • protective footwear with safety toe cap and non-slip soles to AS2210
  • leather gloves to AS2161
  • hair protection
  • You should also wear high vis industry-standard clothing including long sleeved shirts and pants.

If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

Assessment methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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