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Finding and Keeping a Warehouse Job

Course Code: WHTP 0105
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 necessary skills to find and retain a position in warehousing and distribution centres. This course concentrates on developing job search skills.

Course Content

  • Demonstrate basic level of computer skills for resume and cover letter writing.
  • Demonstrate basic level of Internet skills for online job search.
  • Prepare and practice successful interviewing techniques.
  • Describe and demonstrate the work attitudes and ethics required by employers.

Methods of Instruction

  • Lectures
  • Class discussions
  • Lab practice

Means of Assessment

  • A mastery model of continuous evaluations 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.
  • The student must demonstrate to the instructor an ability to use the computer both to produce a professional resume and to seek job opportunities by means of the Internet.
  • 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.
  • The student must demonstrate to the instructor an understanding of what constitutes positive work attitudes and ethics.
  • The student must demonstrate, by way of mock interview, an ability to conduct a professional interview.

Learning Outcomes

  • Construct resumes and cover letters and upload resumes to submit a job application online.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the strategies needed to conduct an Internet job search.
  • Prepare and practice responses to communication skills for interviews.
  • Define and demonstrate good workplace habits, positive attitudes, and ethical behaviours.

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.