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Warehousing and Storage

Course Code: PT81

Level: 2
Subject area: Business, Management & HR
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: City & Guilds
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Flexible starts and completion dates
When you'll study: Learning will be delivered and assessed in the workplace

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About the course

This Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage allows you to develop your skills in the sector whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification valued by employers. This qualification will give you the opportunity to prepare for a career in logistics by increasing your understanding and competence in the workplace. The course is a valuable contribution to your continued professional development and is must for those looking to thrive in a career in logistics!

What you'll learn

This qualification consists of the following mandatory units:

  • health, safety and security at work
  • develop effective working relationships with colleagues in logistics operations.

You will also have the opportunity to select additional units from a wide range of subject areas specific to your job role, for example:

  • stock picking, packing and storing
  • order packing, preparing and assembling
  • using equipment (forklift, crane, hoist)
  • stock receipt, despatch and stock level management
  • customer service in logistics.
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, although you must be employed in an warehousing and storage setting with supervisory responsibilties and permission for work-based assessments from your employer.


There are no formal exams – all work is assessed on an ongoing basis throughout the programme, using a variety of assessment methods such as: observations, product evidence, witness testimonies, case histories, personal statements, professional discussions and written and verbal questions.

What's next?

On successful completion of this qualification, you can progress:

  • into employment
  • into further study – for example progression onto the Level 3 Certificate in Logistics Operations or Higher Education.
Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.