|Course Level||Level 4|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||260 Hours Approx.|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Sign up for thisLevel 4 Warehouse Supervisor Course and shift your career into high-gear! Whether new to warehouse management or already working in the field, this endorsed diploma has your future success written all over it! Enrol online with Oxford Home Study Centre, for the opportunity to improve your outlook with a fully-endorsed diploma! Our endorsed Warehouse Supervisor Courses examine the functions and objectives of warehousing operations, along with the primary responsibilities of key management personnel. Learn how talented warehouse managers contribute to business performance and prosperity, under the watch of your own personally-assigned tutor! All course materials and study aids are included in the initial course fee for unbeatable value for money! Sign up online in just a few clicks, or contact our admissions team for more information on this exclusive Level 4 Warehouse Management Training Program!
Why Study Warehouse Management?
All over the world, demand for qualified and capable warehouse managers is accelerating at record-pace. Time and technology having brought about unique and growing supply chain challenges for small and large businesses alike. Today, even the smallest businesses rely on complex supply chains and cutting-edge inventory management systems to get the job done. The results of which is a significant and constant deficit in the availability of talented warehouse management personnel. The efforts and input of the warehouse manager have a direct impact on the performance and profitability of the entire organisation. Tasked with overseeing dozens of interconnected responsibilities, warehouse managers are expected to supervise and optimise all primary warehouse operations. For those who make it, careers in warehousing and logistics can be fulfilling and financially rewarding in equally high measures.
One of our most advanced warehousing and logistics courses, this Level 4 Warehouse Management Diploma is distributed over a series of seven digestible units. Each unit concludes with an online assessment for submission to your assigned tutor, which will be used to gauge your acquired knowledge and understanding of the materials presented:
Unit 1 - Introduction to Warehouses
The course begins with a broad exploration of key warehousing operations, along with their functions, objectives and limitations respectively. Candidates consider the extent to which warehouse management contributes to successful business performance, along with the potential benefits of public warehouses and a brief overview of automated warehousing.
Unit 2 - Types of Warehouses
The five primary classifications of warehouses are presented and discussed in unit two, which also outlines criteria for consideration when choosing an appropriate warehouse type. Candidates are also introduced to the concept of the qualitative factor rating, along with the potential costs and challenges associated with private warehousing.
Unit 3 - Functions of Warehouses
A more detailed exploration of the functions of warehouses follows in unit three, while discussing the growing popularity of cross-docking and its primary advantages. Learners examine the purpose of semi-permanent storage, the meaning of ‘information transfer’ in warehousing and the objectives of warehouse activity profiling.
Unit 4 - Warehouse Operations & Systems
Several key warehouse operations and systems are introduced in unit four, including the functions and mechanics of centralised and decentralised warehousing operations. An introduction to conveyor systems is also included, along with the various factors that must be considered when deciding on a storage system for a warehouse.
Unit 5 - Warehouse Inventory Management
The fundamentals of effective inventory management are presented in unit five, which also discusses the wide-reaching consequences of ineffective inventory management. Candidates consider the costs of carrying stock, the importance of safety stock and the risks associated with failing to carry surplus stock as required.
Unit 6 - Warehouse Inventory Tracking
Common approaches to warehouse inventory tracking are presented and discussed in unit six, which provides a detailed overview of the benefits of barcoding and the components of a viable barcoding system. Candidates also considers the potential advantages and disadvantages of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) as an alternative to barcoding.
Unit 7 - Warehouse Material handling
The course concludes with an examination of effective warehouse materials handling processes, detailing the primary functions of Materials Handling Systems (MHS). Candidates learn how to consider the appropriateness of powered and non-powered hand trucks for typical warehousing duties, along with the potential advantages and disadvantages of semi-automated handling systems.
Paying in Instalments: £540(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £36
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £440
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Quality Licence Scheme combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, Quality Licence Scheme also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Warehouse management is a broad and diverse global sector, with limited scope for advancement. To build a detailed knowledge and understanding of key warehousing processes is to become an invaluable asset in the eyes of employers worldwide. Whether new to warehouse management or already working in the field, this Level 4 Warehouse Management Diploma could kickstart your success story. Specialise in one specific aspect of warehousing and inventory management, or become an all-round leadership figure at the very top of the ladder. Potential salaries for experienced warehouse managers are limitless - typically starting at around £20,000 at entry-level.
Who Should Take This Course?
Here at Oxford Home Study Centre, our commitment to flexible and affordable online education is total. This Level 4 Warehouse Management Diploma is open to all candidates from all backgrounds, though may prove of particular interest to the following applicants:
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