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Warehouse Skills Event

Day 1: 9am – 4pm Wednesday, 27th September 2017
The course is mainly by Distance Learning (e-learning and home study) and also attendance at one classroom session at the beginning (September 27th ) & one classroom session at the end (date tbc)  —  An agreed timetable/schedule will be made with learners on Day 1. Full support will be provided by trainer for distance learning.

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Limerick

Cost: €550 member; €700 non member (with Skillnets funding applied)
includes all QQI fees (Registration, Markings, authentication, Certificate) & course book


Who is this Warehouse Training Course for?

The Warehouse Training Courses are ideal for those working in the Warehouse / Stores area who want to develop their confidence and gain an internationally recognised qualification. It provides the opportunity to progress on to further training and development in the QQI progression ladder with 15 Credits from this course.

What is it about? This course is QQI approved and on satisfactory completion of Assessments you will be awarded a QQI Level 5 in Warehouse Skills.

The course can be taken by Distance Learning which involves attendance at one classroom session at the beginning and the completion of the QQI Assessments at the end. An agreed timetable / schedule will be made with the Learners and the course completed within 3 months under the rules of QQI. Communication and full support is provided by the Tutor for the course duration by email and telephone.

The QQI Assessment involves the submission of a written work based project of 1,500 words ( your subject choice) which contains an element of continuous improvement CI.   The trainer will provide support and ensure learners success for assessments.


Course Content:

  • Health and Safety in Warehouses and current Legislation
  • Function, Staffing of Warehouses
  • Stores Layout and Equipment
  • Stock Receiving Procedures
  • Storage Systems Procedures
  • Inventory Planning & Stock Control Practices
  • Use of New Technologies in Warehouse / Logistics operations
  • Logistics and Shipping
  • Increasing Efficiency by Waste Management Practices
  • Communications


Course Structure: Learning takes place through three methodologies. 1) Classroom with a mixture of presentations, practical exercises and discussions. 2) Practical application of the learning in a Warehouse environment 3) E-learning & some home study required.

Each participant will receive the Course Manual, Personal development Log and direct Tutor support the duration of the course.

Training Provider:  BAYFORD is an approved provider of Quality Qualifications of Ireland (QQI) and Michael Walton will be the tutor