Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
July 2 weeks Level 2 Part-Time - Day Blyth Campus Skills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This fully funded course is ideal if you are looking to gain employment within the warehousing, storage and logistics industry. You will achieve the skills and qualifications employers are looking for within the sectors. Enrol onto our fully funded warehousing and storage that includes an accredited counterbalance forklift truck operators certificate.

There are no formal entry requirements. However, individuals that are claiming benefits may want to discuss this course with their Jobcentre Plus Work Coach who can arrange a referral and pay travel expenses.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire This course is fully funded for those individuals aged 19 years and over as of 31 August 2020 and who are unemployed or earning less than £18,135 per annum.

The course is comprised of a mixture of externally set exams and internally set assessments. Your progress will be assessed at regular intervals for each subject using classroom and practical assignments.

The counterbalance forklift element of the course will be assessed by a theory exam and a practical assessment.

Upon succesful completion of the course, you will be issued with an NPORS Counterbalance Forklift Truck Trained Operator's Certificate and Card and will be registered onto the NPORS operator database.

This course is delivered over 11 to 15 consecutive days, depending upon current level of experience.

09:00 - 15:30 each day.

The aim of this course is to allow you to achieve the qualifications needed to work within the warehousing, storage and logistics industry.

Level 2 Certificate in the principles of warehousing and storage

-Introduction to Warehousing and Storage
-Understand How to Receive and Store Goods
-Understand How to Process Orders and Prepare Them for Dispatch
-Understand How to Check Stock and Update Records
-Customer Service in Warehousing and Storage

NPORS Counterbalance Forklift Truck Operator

-Pre-shift checks
-Safe working loads
-Centre of gravity


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