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Warehousing

Our Warehousing and Manufacturing programme covers all aspects of the distribution and warehousing process which includes forklift truck operations, health and safety training as well as acquiring a CSCS card.

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Start date
Jan 2021

Duration
48 weeks*

Level
1, 2 & 3

Attendance
Full Time (Placement Required)

Location
South Tyneside

About the course

Here in the North East are based some of the largest warehousing and manufacturing companies. The current development of the IAMP (International Advanced Manufacturing Park) is creating a huge range of opportunities in the sector. Our Warehousing and Manufacturing programme covers all aspects of the distribution and warehousing process which includes forklift truck operations, health and safety training as well as acquiring a CSCS card. You will learn product assembly, processing and packaging, all which allows you to gain the essential skills required for this rapidly expanding sector in the North East.

Our Warehousing and Manufacturing course is delivered from our Jarrow site in Bede Industrial Estate. Partnerships with local employers ensure you have access to work experience placements, real time job vacancies and interview and application support.

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Level 1 Award in Warehousing and Storage

Our Level 1 Award in Warehousing and Storage is a hands on qualification which covers the following units; health and safety in the workplace, maintaining the cleanliness of equipment in logistics operations, keeping stock at required levels, keeping work areas clean, moving and handling goods, picking, wrapping and packing goods, operating equipment to perform work requirements, receiving goods, maintaining hygiene standards, assembling orders for dispatch and more.

Level 2 Award in Forklift Truck Operations

Our Level 2 Award in Forklift Truck Operations equips learners with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively work in a warehousing or distribution environment where they are responsible for Forklift Truck Operations. This qualification also supports learners wanting to develop to lead a team or go into a supervisory role in a warehousing, storage and distribution environment. This course covers the preparation and operation of forklift trucks, including the loading and unloading of goods, positioning of loads for driving and also covers the health and safety requirements and wider industry features of the logistics sector.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Entry Level – No previous qualifications are required for this programme, however, a pre-course interview will be required before a place is offered.
Learners without their GCSE’s can access Level 1, whereas those learners who already have their GCSE English and Maths can go straight on to Level 2.

Course Costs

Courses are free if you’re aged 16-18.
Courses are also free if you’re 19+, unemployed and claiming benefits, or if you’re 19+, employed and earning less than 17k a year.

How will you be assessed?

You will be assessed via written assessments and practical assignments.

Aims

To equip individuals with the skills for a career in the warehousing and manufacturing sector. On completion of one of our Warehousing courses you can progress into a career in Warehousing, Stock Room Assistant, Distribution and Warehousing Managerial roles.

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City and Guilds

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I have completed my apprenticeship and achieved an Distinction and through all the hard work I put into it I have a full time job at Exclusive Aluminium - I have learned how to build BI-Folding doors. Springboard has helped me through my apprenticeship and I have really enjoyed my learning. My tutor was fantastic. If anyone out there is thinking about an apprenticeship, I would highly recommend it. Go for it!

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