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Level 2

Principles of Warehousing and Storage


12 weeks


Rush Green Campus




Adult 19+

This qualification is perfect if you're currently seeking employment in the Warehousing and storage industry.

On this course you will learn how to undertake preparations for receiving goods, use different stock control methods and the best way to report and record any variations. You'll also learn about the best health and safety practices to help minimise potential risks.

The warehousing and storage of goods is an essential part of logistics operations within a business and this course aims to develop your skill and organisation to coordinate the demand and supply of goods to meet customer needs.

On this course you'll study:

  • The warehousing and storage industry
  • The functions and benefits of warehousing
  • How to store goods
  • The purpose of a stock check

Entry Requirements

This Level 2 course is free if you:

  • currently live in England
  • are aged 19+
  • have been a resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years
  • are not be on an apprenticeship

On successful completion of this course, you’ll have earned a NCFE Level 2 certificate which could also help you progress your career, or enter a new sector.

We offer a range of online courses for adult learners. See the full range of courses here.

Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.