Warehouse Training

Code Course Description
LWTP 0100

Intake and Assessment

This course is designed to assist adults with an employment barrier in taking the necessary preparatory steps to enter the full-time LWT program. The course enables students to make informed decisions about entering the program and assists students to achieve success in the program. This is a required course taken by students prior to entrance into other LWT courses.

LWTP 0101

Preparing for the Warehouse Environment

To provide students with the personal attributes necessary to succeed in the new working environment of warehousing and distribution centres. This section of the course will concentrate on developing self confidence and self esteem and will develop problem solving skills for the work place.

LWTP 0102

General Principles of Warehousing

To provide students with an overview of the theories and practices of warehousing and distribution centres. Students will be given an introduction to the general workings of warehouses, including the movement and storage of goods, tools and equipment used and the common security measures. This course also includes basic math for the warehouse. Both WHMIS and First Aid Level One certificates can be obtained in this section.

LWTP 0103

Specific Duties in the Warehouse

To provide students with a detailed understanding of the various duties of a warehouse person and the specific job requirements of each position. The course is designed to help students make an informed decision as to the particular job they would be most suited to in a warehouse environment. Students will have the opportunity to earn an Occupational Health and Safety Certificate.

LWTP 0104

Lift Truck Theory and Practice

This course will teach the theory and practice of the operation of a sit down counterbalance lift truck and will lead, on successful completion, to an Operators Certificate. Students will spend time in the classroom learning the theory of lift truck operation and the stringent safety rules that apply, and will then have hands on practice on a lift truck before assessment by a qualified instructor.

LWTP 0105

Finding and Keeping a Warehouse Job

This course enables the student to acquire the necessary skills to find a job in the warehouse and distribution field and then to use successful interview techniques and job skills to get and keep the job. Students will learn how to produce a professional resume and will be shown how to use the internet to search successfully for jobs. Interviewing techniques and positive work site attitudes will be developed.

LWTP 0106

Warehouse Work Practicum

The student will undergo a two week unpaid work practicum in a warehouse or distribution centre to gain valuable on site practical experience, and to put into practice the theories learned throughout the course. The student may choose their site but will be expected to work in a warehouse type setting and demonstrate that he/she is fully prepared to join the workforce.

WHTP 0100

Intake and Assessment

This initial interview is designed to assist students in taking the necessary preparatory steps to enter the full-time WHTP program. The interview enables students to make informed decisions about entering the program and assists students to achieve success in the program. This is a required course taken by students prior to entrance into other WHTP courses.

WHTP 0101

Preparing for the Warehouse Environment

To provide students with the personal and professional attributes necessary to succeed in warehousing and distribution centres. This course will concentrate on developing self-confidence, self-esteem and problem solving skills for the workplace.

WHTP 0102

General Principles of Warehousing

To provide students with an overview of the theories and practices of warehousing and distribution centres. Students are introduced to the general workings of warehouses, including the movement and storage of goods, tools and equipment used and the commonly used security measures. This course will also include basic math for the warehouse. WHMIS and First Aid Level One certificates can be obtained in this course.

WHTP 0103

Specific Duties in the Warehouse

To provide students with a detailed understanding of the various duties of a warehouse person and the specific job requirements of each position. The course is designed to help students make an informed decision as to the particular job they would be most suited to in a warehouse environment. Students are introduced in detail to the most salient parts of the Occupational Health and Safety regulations of BC, BC Human Rights Code, BC Employment Standards Act, and Federal Employment Equity Act.

WHTP 0104

Lift Truck Theory and Practice

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of the operation of a sit down counterbalance lift truck. The need for the stringent safety rules that apply in relation to the operation of a lift truck is demonstrated to students. Forklift Operator’s Certificate can be obtained in this course.

WHTP 0105

Finding and Keeping a Warehouse Job

To provide students with the necessary skills to find and retain a position in warehousing and distribution centres. This course concentrates on developing job search skills.

WHTP 0106

Warehouse Work Practicum

To provide students with a practical job experience in warehousing and distribution centres. In this course students are also expected to demonstrate and practice appropriate work habits.