About the Course

This is a general qualification for the Warehousing and Storage Industry.

It involves a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, with some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.


Outcome Options

Successful completion of TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations may lead to the job/employment outcomes of a:

  • Machinery Operations and Drivers
  • Labourers
  • Sales Workers

Learners issued with the full Qualification may continue on to other Transport and Logistics Certificate IV /Diploma level qualifications.

If a learner does not complete all of the required Units of Competency satisfactorily to be awarded the full TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations qualification a Statement of Attainment will be issued for the individual units in which they have been assessed as competent.

Course Content

Below are the units that will be delivered for this course.

In order to successfully complete the full qualification, the learner must complete 3 core and 16 elective, altogether 19 units.

Unit Code Unit Title Core/ Elective
TLIF1001 Follow work health and safety procedures Core
TLIF0001 Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures Core
TLIL1001 Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures Core
TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods Elective
TLID2013 Move materials mechanically using automated equipment Elective
TLIA3018 Organise despatch operations Elective
TLIA3019 Organise receival operations Elective
TLIO2021 Follow security procedures when working with goods and cargo Elective
TLIJ3005 Sample, inspect and test products to specifications Elective
TLIA3015 Complete receival/despatch documentation Elective
TLIE3004 Prepare workplace documents Elective
TLIA3017 Identify products and store to specifications Elective
TLIA3026 Monitor storage facilities Elective
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers Elective
TLIU2012 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
TLIA3039 Receive and store stock Elective
TLIE1005 Carry out basic workplace calculations Elective
TLIE3002 Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions Elective
TLIF2006 Apply accident-emergency procedures Elective

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process where partial or full credit can be granted for learning previously completed through structured or unstructured training, work experience or by some other means. Learners must be able to show, through the RPL processes, that the knowledge and skills they have are current and can be applied in the industry.

The Trainer/Assessor will go through TSA’s RPL policy and processes in order to determine if the learner would be a suitable RPL candidate.

Where the learner can provide appropriate and adequate evidence to support previous training and experience Training Specialists Australia may award the qualification through the recognition of prior learning process.

TSA also offers opportunities for Credit Transfers. If a learner has previously completed same or similar units linked with this qualification they may apply for Credit Transfer/s at the time of enrolment or after enrolment.

The learner may contact the RTO for more information on the processes of applying for the RPL and Credit Transfer.

Both RPL and Credit Transfer may reduce the duration of completing the qualification.

Delivery and Assessment

This training will be delivered by the following modes:

  • Classroom delivery in the workplace
  • Workplace delivery – on the job
  • Self-directed/research learning delivery (trainer/assessor will be available for support)

This course will be delivered at the learner’s workplace which are Health and Safety assured.

Learners will be required to successfully complete all allocated assessments to be awarded this qualification. The assessments may include oral written questions, assessment tasks, case studies observations-at-work, third party report and log book.


This qualification may be completed in 12 months on a full-time basis. It may take 24 months to complete if this qualification is studied part-time.


Entry and Assessment Requirements

There is no entry requirement to enrol in this course. Learners will need to undertake a simple Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test during the enrolment process to establish the individuals LLN skills and suitability. Please refer to Welfare and Support below for further information.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

Welfare and Support

If a learner has any disability issue in normally attending this course TSA can make reasonable adjustments in the delivery and assessment of this qualification. This will be done on a case-by-case basis.

TSA will be able to organise Language and Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support when required. TSA will also assist learners in using assistive or new technologies when required or refer them to the appropriate support services needed such as interpreter or ready and writing assistance services.

Course Fees and Payments

The course fee will be $3,500

All materials and equipment required for this training will be provided by the RTO and/or the clients workplace and the learners are not required to buy any materials or equipment for this training. No other expenses are involved in this training expect the fees indicated above.

Please note that Training Specialists Australia are not currently offering this course