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Warehouse Work Practicum

Course Code: WHTP 0106
Credits: 2.0
Semester: 14 weeks
Learning Format: Field Experience
Typically Offered: TBD. Contact Department Chair for more info.
course overview

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.

Course Content

  • Demonstrate the ability to function efficiently and effectively in a warehouse and distribution centre settings.
  • Demonstrate reliability, safety, adequate production level, and teamwork skills.

Methods of Instruction

  • Field experience

Means of Assessment

  • Regular meetings between student, site supervisor, and college representative to evaluate the progress of the student.
  • Designated site supervisor to provide ongoing verbal evaluation to the student and to the college, and at the end of the practicum to provide a written evaluation to include such things as reliability, efficiency, safety, willingness to accept feedback, and teamwork.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and assess personal skills, abilities, work skills, habits, performance and compatibility specific to warehousing and distribution centres jobs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the job expectations for warehousing and distribution centres. 

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.