Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Warehousing and Storage

Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Warehousing and Storage

The Certificate in the Principles of Warehousing and Storage qualification is ideal for learners who want to enter and/or progress from entry roles in the Warehousing and Storage industries. This knowledge based course will support learners already employed in the sector as well as those wishing to enter the warehousing and storage industry.

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials and administration plus any registration costs that may have been incurred.

Unit 01

Introduction to warehousing and storage – The learner will demonstrate their understanding of the functions and benefits of warehousing

Unit 02

Understand how to receive and store goods- The aim of this unit is to help the learner understand how to receive and store goods. The learner will also understand the health and safety risks involved in these processes.

Unit 03

Understand how to process orders and prepare them for dispatch.

Unit 04

Understand how to check stock and update records The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of what a stock check is and why and how it is carried out. Learners will also understand how records are updated following a stock check.

Unit 05

Customer service in warehousing and storage – The aim of this unit is for learners to learn about the importance of customer service in warehousing and storage and how it can have positive and negative impacts.

Although there are no formal entry requirements for this course due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent.

If you are between 19 and 23 yrs of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification ie the equivalent of 5 GCSE Grades A- C

If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the attached instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line. This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.

The course requires you to submit 2 written assessments and you have 4 weeks to submit each one.

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Awarding Body:

NCFE Awarding Body

For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s web site www.ncfe.org.uk/ and search using the following code 603/0634/8 or follow this link

Courses are only free to people who have lived in England for the past 3 yrs, are aged 19 years or over and are not currently accessing any other government funded training.
Please note there is a non-completion fee of £85 if you have to be withdrawn from the course.

Course fees:



Level 2


8 weeks

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