Introduction to Warehousing and Logistics

Logistics, warehousing and supply chain management are rapidly growing sectors. Logistical skills are essential in retail and commerce, but also in many other fields - from the humanitarian sector to the military. This introductory course – developed in collaboration with the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) – covers the key skills and understanding needed to start a career in warehousing and the broader world of logistics.

The courses has two units that cover the following subjects:

Unit 1: Warehousing

The Warehouse function, layout and flow
Warehousing Core Principles
Inventory Management and Assisting Technology
Fiscal Law
Storage and Materials Handling
Warehouse Processes
The role and functions of mechanical handling equipment
The main cost areas and risks for warehouse operations
The Warehousing Business

Unit 2: Logistics

The Logistics Working Environment
Elements of a Total Cost Model
Aims of Staff Training and Staff Development
Employers and Employees Relating to Health and Safety
ICT Applications used in Logistics Operations
Sustainable Logistics Practice

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Twenty short written assignments

Exams: None

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? NEBOSH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety

Find Out More: From the LLA here


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