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  • TLI31616

Certificate III in Warehousing Operations

At a glance

At a glance

Develop a broad range of knowledge and skills to work as a general warehouse operator in the warehousing and storage industry.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Warehouse Operator
  • Postal Officer
  • Cold Store Operator
  • Storeperson
COURSE OUTCOME

TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations

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Course overview

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 qualifications and skills required to work as a general warehouse operator and may also give you an opportunity to gain your forklift or order picker licence.

The high Australian dollar over 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 warehousing 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 roles in the warehousing and storage industry for example as a warehouse operator or postal officer.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 16 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
TLIF0001
Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures
TLIF1001
Follow work health and safety procedures
TLIL1001
Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Darling Downs and South West
BSBCUS301
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBWOR301
Organise personal work priorities and development
TLIA3015
Complete receival/despatch documentation
TLIA3016
Use inventory systems to organise stock control
TLIA3017
Identify products and store to specifications
TLIA3018
Organise despatch operations
TLIA3019
Organise receival operations
TLIA3024
Organise warehouse records operations
TLIA3026
Monitor storage facilities
TLIA3038
Control and order stock
TLIA3039
Receive and store stock
TLIB2001
Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment
TLIB3002
Test equipment and isolate faults
TLID1001
Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
TLID2010
Operate a forklift
TLID2012
Operate specialised load shifting equipment
TLID2013
Move materials mechanically using automated equipment
TLID2045
Operate specialised light load shifting equipment
TLID3011
Conduct specialised forklift operations
TLID3027A
Prepare for transport of dangerous goods
TLID3035
Operate a boom type elevating work platform
TLID3044
Shift loads using cranes
TLIE3002
Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions
TLIE3004
Prepare workplace documents
TLIE3012
Consolidate manifest documentation
TLIF3003
Implement and monitor work health and safety procedures
TLIG3002
Lead a work team or group
TLIJ3002
Apply quality systems
TLILIC2001
Licence to operate a forklift truck
TLILIC2002
Licence to operate an order picking forklift truck
TLIO3016
Apply and monitor workplace security procedures
TLIU2012
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

Trainee/RPL

Selection criteria

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to year 10 are recommended. 

Applicants wishing to obtain their Forklift licence must be at least 18 years of age.  A numeracy and literacy assessment will be conducted to identify any areas a student may require learning support.   

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 covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, leather gloves to AS2161, and hair protection. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing.

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.

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 enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland