There are many large warehouses and distribution centres located up and down the country, for both major national and international companies.
With these in constant need and demand, being qualified to work in an appropriate role, by taking part in one of the warehousing courses available to you, is a great idea in order to make you employable for the foreseeable future.
Big Companies to Work For…
All the large national and international companies have distribution centres and warehouses located throughout the UK, and they are always looking for employees who have taken part in warehousing courses, in order to ensure the efficient running and working of their building.
Large companies, such as:
- Holland & Barrett
What Warehousing Courses Are Out There?
Warehousing is a very practical and hands on job; so the best way to learn the ins-and-outs of the trade, would be to learn on the job: a great way to do this is by taking part in an apprenticeship.
With an apprenticeship you can learn your role practically, on the job, whilst earning a wage; and at the Babington, you can start learning on one of our two warehousing courses, the level of which you start depending on your previous experience and qualifications.
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What Position Could I be Employed as?
Your role will depend on the level you start at, the company that you work for and previous experience. Typically though, a position you could expect will be one of the following:
- Delivery Assistant
- Stockroom Assistant
- Picker Operative
- Forklift Truck Operative
- Shift Leader/Manager
- Site Manager
- Depot Manager
Within one of these roles, you will be performing various duties – a few of these being: receiving goods, checking-in deliveries, palletising stock, racking away, preparing outbound stock, distributing goods and releasing vehicles, along with developing your knowledge of health and safety and other personal and life skills.
How Do I Get Started?
It’s easy to get yourself on the path to a career in warehousing, you can read more about the warehousing courses we offer on our warehousing apprenticeship pages.