Superseded: This qualification has been replaced by an updated qualification on the National Register and the Skills List. Students that have not completed their qualification before 27/02/2017 will have the following options:
- Receive a statement of attainment for all units completed and/or
- Transition to the current qualification.
Where the updated qualification is deemed not equivalent to the superseded qualification, students will be required to complete additional training and assessment activities in line with the new requirements.
This qualification is for individuals whose job role is to prepare and process orders in a warehouse or distribution facility. Employees may also receive, handle and dispatch goods coming into, or going out of stores or warehouses. They may operate equipment such as forklifts and order pickers, and use various technology devices in order to complete their work tasks.
This course is a classroom based program over 8 weeks, or a flexible work-based program conducted over a 24 month period when completed as a traineeship or it can be delivered as a facilitator-lead/self-paced program for it to be completed at an accelerated rate.
Possible job roles include:
- Warehouse worker
- Forklift driver
- Receiving and despatching
- Storing, picking, packing and scanning orders