The "supply chain" is a term used to describe the business of getting things from one place to the next. It includes jobs such as postal workers, shipping officers, logistics clerk, transport coordinators, freight handlers, warehouse workers, and logistics officers.
The Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations is a great choice to get job ready for entering the logistics industry. Depending on your TAFE or training provider, you can choose units that specialise in logistics or warehousing. You'll learn about shifting and moving materials using correct manual handling methods; ensuring the transport chain of responsibility; stock control and inventory; loading and unloading goods; securing cargo for transportation; maintaining records; and much more.
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Transport yourself to a new career
Learn the principles of supply chain and logistics to prepare you for the ever growing, crucial transport and logistics Industry. An essential part of the supply chain and a state priority area, Logistics Operators manage and oversee the freight of goods and services from suppliers right through to customers, by sea, land, and air.
Gain these skills:
- Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility)
- Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
- Deliver and monitor a service to customers
- Process customer complaints
- Purchase goods and services
- Secure cargo
- Load and unload goods/cargo
- Calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions
- Administer a fatigue risk management system
- Implement and monitor work health and safety procedures
- Lead a work team
- Identify major roads, services and attractions
- Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes
- License to operate a forklift truck
The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.