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An Introduction to Warehousing

With expert training provided by one of the UK’s leading training organisations, gain the warehousing and logistic skills that employers are looking for. 

Course overview

Our purpose-designed Introduction to Warehousing short course will last for 3 weeks. With daily interactive webinars and access to specialist tutors, we will work with you to ensure you develop the bedrock of skills required for industry success. 

Completion of this course will give you access to a range of career opportunities and further training, helping you develop a career in warehousing. 

Working with our team of national job brokers, and hundreds of employers across the country, this course will enable you to gain real qualifications that will enhance your chances of getting an apprenticeship, further learning, a new job or developing your skills to progress in your career.

What topics does this course cover?

• Working within the warehousing industry 

• Maintain hygiene standards when handling goods and equipment 

• Responsible disposal and environmental considerations 

• Working towards goals 

• Moving and/or handling goods in logistics operations 

• Preparing for an interview in the warehousing industry

• Interview skills for the warehousing industry 

Download the Warehousing course factsheet

Course Summary

The course starts on a monthly basis, get in touch to find out the next available date.


 Level 1 Certificate in An Introduction to Warehousing 

3 weeks

  • Must be aged 19+ (as of 30th August 2021).
  • Resident in England only
  • Looking for a job or looking to progress and gain new skills at work
  • UK or EU resident of 3 years or longer or outside of the EU

Learners that complete the Level 1 Certificate in An Introduction to Warehousing can either progress onto the Level 2 Certificate in The Principles of Warehousing or onto our Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading. 

Learners that complete the Level 2 Team Leading course will then have the opportunity to start their Leadership and Management apprenticeship pathway with us.

How is the course delivered?

This short Warehousing course is digitally delivered, with daily interactive webinars with tutors. Through digital and online learning, learners will gain the bedrock of skills for industry success, enabling them to enter into real job roles that have been contextualised for employers vacancies.

Employer Benefits

  • Get committed, accredited and business-ready employees; prepared for a career in Warehousing.
  • Babington can either recruit staff for you, or place people in your recruitment pipeline through the programme as part of preparation and selection.
  • This course can be contextualised around your organisation, preparing people with your values and company processes to make them ‘job ready’ before they start.
  • Engage your local community for key front-line roles, using this short course as a key CSR initiative.
  • Pre-gateway to employment, either to recruit general staff or apprentices. Attract, recruit and prepare people for your roles.
  • Use this course for reskilling or redundancy, let Babington support your people to gain new skills and change career.
  • This course is fully funded (dependant on vacancy numbers).

Why Babington?

Babington is one of the largest deliverers of industry-led training in the UK, supporting thousands of people a year nationally into careers. With over 300 live roles a month for learners to progress into, we can support learners of any level into real job pathways. Our expert trainers can contextualise training for learners and employers to support incredible careers.

Learner Benefits

  • Expert training from Babington, one of the UK’s leading training organisations.
  • This course enables access to real jobs, including Apprenticeships. Partnering with hundreds of employers, we can provide roles for people undertaking these pathways.
  • Real accredited training. Gain real qualifications that will enhance your chances of getting a new role, reskilling or progressing in your career.
  • This course is fully funded, subject to eligibility.
  • Supported by our National team of job brokers, we can source real roles and options for people who complete the course.
  • This is an employer-led course, meaning that real employers give a real experience of what it is like to work for them and support completers of the course into real jobs.
  • Digital and flexible delivery, provided by expert trainers.
  • This course is Nationally delivered, with a national spread of vacancies and opportunities.

Ready to register?

Complete the registration form below and you will be contacted by an advisor within 48 hours to check your eligibility and to kick start your learning by enrolling you on this programme.

    Application Form

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    The next steps are really exciting so let us review your information and then your journey with us can begin.

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