TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations 

Course overview
Course structure

Course overview


TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations is specifically designed for warehouse and storage jobs within the Transport and Logistics Industry. It involves a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, with some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints. Upon successful completion of this qualification students will have knowledge and skills surrounding the functions, routines and procedures of jobs in warehousing and storage and work with some autonomy.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student may pursue career as:

  • Warehouse worker
  • Store person

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.

Entry requirements

All students wishing to enrol in this course are required to undertake a simple pre-training review and study skills assessment to determine language, literacy and numeracy levels to allow us to adequately support each student throughout their studies and to ensure only the most suitable and appropriate course if recommended.

Training and assessment

This course is delivered in the workplace by experienced industry current trainers and assessors. Students are provided with engaging content, practical demonstrations and real life work experiences to ensure that once student successfully completes this course, they are job ready.

Students competency is determined using a range of assessment tools, including:

  • Written and verbal questions
  • Practical observations by qualified assessor
  • Projects
  • Supervisors report

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

RPL is a process where a student may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. National Food Institute offers all students the opportunity to apply for Skills Recognition at enrolment in the course.

CT is a process where a student is given credit toward their course for units of competency they have already achieved.


Pathways into the qualification

Pathways for candidates considering this qualification is direct entry.

Pathways from the qualification

Successful completion of this course may enable students to enter the workforce as a mid level store person or continue with their studies by enrolling in another warehousing operations or logistics qualification that is most suitable.


This course may take up to 12 months to complete. The actual duration is dependent on rate of completion by each student.

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Course structure

TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations requires successful completion of 19 units of competency:

Core Units of Competency

  • TLIF1001 Follow occupational health and safety procedures
  • TLIL1001 Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures
  • TLIF0001 Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures

Plus minimum 16 Elective units:

  • TLIF3004 Organise occupational health and safety procedures in the workplace
  • TLIE3004 Prepare workplace documents
  • TLIA3015 Complete receival/despatch documentation
  • TLIA3017 Identify products and store to specifications
  • TLIG3002 Lead a work team or group
  • TLIA3026 Monitor storage facilities
  • TLIA3038 Control and order stock
  • TLIA3039 Receive and store stock
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • TLIO2021 Follow security procedures when working with goods and cargo
  • TLIJ3002 Apply quality systems
  • TLIU2012 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • TLIE3002 Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions
  • TLIB2001 Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment
  • TLID2013 Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

At National Food Institute, we proud ourselves on providing relevant training to each student and where required, other elective units of competency may be selected by the student. Our experienced trainer will discuss student needs with each student to determine what units are most relevant and an individual training plan will be developed.


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