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Preparing for the Warehouse Environment

Course Code: WHTP 0101
Credits: 2.0
Semester: 14 weeks
Learning Format: Lecture, Lab
Typically Offered: TBD. Contact Department Chair for more info.
course overview

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.

Course Content

  • Develop self-awareness with a focus on finding the correct job match.
  • Develop self-esteem and a positive attitude to career development.
  • Explore effective communication as a tool for developing teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrate problem solving in both personal and professional situations.
  • Define anger management.
  • Explore conflict resolution, with a particular focus on the work environment.
  • Use assertiveness as a tool for job survival and career development.
  • Develop stress and time management tools and strategies.

Methods of Instruction

  • Lectures
  • Discussions
  • Videos
  • Guest Speakers
  • Role Plays

Means of Assessment

  • A mastery model of ongoing evaluation will be used.
  • A student will have completed the course when he/she has demonstrated through satisfactory completion of exercises and assignments that the course objectives have been achieved.
  • Where formal tests are used mastery will be defined as a score of 70% or more.
  • The instructor in consultation with each student will monitor progress on a regular basis.
  • The student will be expected to maintain regular attendance and progress, actively participate in all activities, and complete all assignments as directed.

Learning Outcomes

  • At the end of the course, successful students will be able to demonstrate self-confidence, self-awareness, assertiveness, and problem solving skills.
  • At the end of the course, successful students will be able to explain work place expectations.

course prerequisites

Instructor permission





curriculum guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

course schedule and availability
course transferability

Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system. 

A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.

For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.


If your course prerequisites indicate that you need an assessment, please see our Assessment page for more information.