Warehousing & Distribution Courses

This Skills Update programme provides distribution and warehousing training to support you to gain employment in the distribution and freight-forwarding industry. This full-time programme will provide theoretical as well as practical knowledge and skills, giving insight into how distribution fits within the larger supply chain/freight forwarding/logistics realm.

Limitless learning and opportunities

This course will help prepare you to enter the workforce or pursue further education such as in supply chain or logistics management. It offers theoretical knowledge and practical experience across the various aspects of distribution, including freight handling, merchandising, warehouse technology, customer service, sale of goods and loss prevention. With a shortage of qualified professionals in the logistics field, entering a career in distribution and warehousing should prove to be a wise career move.

Why Study This Programme?

Freight Forwarding

Gain knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of freighting goods in different transport industry sectors.

Merchandising

Fill, count, record and move goods in a distribution environment.

Customer Service

Gain practical knowledge of customer service in the distribution industry.

Loss Prevention

Learn policies and procedures to prevent loss in a distribution environment.

Forklift Licence

Have an opportunity to gain your forklift certificate near the end of your time on the course.

Dangerous Goods

Learn procedures related to dangerous goods, and how you can contribute to environmentally sustainable practices in a distribution workplace.

What past Students Say

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"The tutor Sue was very accommodating, knowledgeable and supportive. The facilities are always tidy, provide resources on time and fit for purpose.

Petrus
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"Skills Update has provided me with the tools and knowledge to succeed. The Tutor, students and staff all work together as a team to help us reach our goals."

Sam
Health & Wellbeing
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"Having work experience in the Logistic field, I now have the theoretical knowledge which will aid my career path to Management."

Pranil
Distribution
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“I like studying here at Skills Update because of the friendly faces and how we treat each other. It makes it a little easier to settle in and focus on learning and meeting new people.”

RJ
Hospitality
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“I enjoyed this course because I get to cook and bake for the teachers and learn more about hospitality. It is rewarding to see teachers enjoy our creations.”

Mereoni
Hospitality
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"Taking the Health & Wellbeing Level 3 course has been invaluable to me."

Tina
Health & Wellbeing

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