The City of Liverpool CollegeCertificate in the Principles of Warehousing and Storage - The City of Liverpool College
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Certificate in the Principles of Warehousing and Storage

Course ID: 175229

Course Year: 23/24

What to expect from the course

Since Brexit, the warehousing and logistics industry has emerged as the fastest growing sector in the UK. This comprehensive warehousing and storage qualification will equip you with the skills to efficiently handle incoming goods, employ various stock control techniques, and effectively report and document any discrepancies. Enhance your knowledge and expertise in this thriving industry.

You will also gain knowledge about the optimal health and safety practices to effectively mitigate potential risks.

This course is comprised of four comprehensive units that delve into the intricate workings of the warehousing and storage industry.

In the first unit, we explore how the warehousing and storage industry operates, examining the key players, processes, and systems that contribute to its efficient functioning.

The second unit focuses on the functions and benefits of warehousing, shedding light on the vital role it plays in supply chain management, inventory control, and customer satisfaction.

Moving on to the third unit, we delve into the art of storing goods. From optimal storage techniques to best practices in handling different types of products, this unit equips learners with the knowledge and skills to ensure the safe and efficient storage of goods in a warehouse setting.

Finally, in the fourth unit, we unravel the purpose and significance of conducting stock checks. Learners will gain insights into the importance of regular stock checks in maintaining accurate inventory records, preventing stockouts, and optimizing warehouse operations.

By the end of this course, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of the warehousing and storage industry, enabling them to make informed decisions and contribute to the success of any organisation operating in this dynamic sector.
This course is suitable for all areas of the logistics industry.


On successful completion of the course you will have achieved a Level 2 in Warehousing.

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Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

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Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

This course is suitable for all areas of the logistics industry.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

Learners should have at least Level 1 in English and have good IT skills, have access to a PC or laptop as well as a passion for learning.


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over.
If you are unemployed or earning less than £31,600 a year? You may qualify to join this course for free.
To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for23/24 is 724.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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