Perform Warehouse Operations

This course aims to provide people currently working in or wishing to enter the logistics environment with the skills and knowledge required to perform their jobs effectively and in a setting within the manufacturing sectors.

This course is developed to enable an individual to acquire the skills and knowledge in performing warehouse operations. It includes receiving incoming products, picking and staging products as well as packing products to meet customer and organisational requirements.

This course is specially developed by Singapore Workforce Development Agency to facilitate approved organisations under the WSQ scheme in training and preparing their staff to achieve the Statement of Attainment (SOA) for the competency unit “Perform Warehouse Operations”

At the end of the training programme, the participant will be able to perform the following:

 

  1. Receive incoming products
  2. Pick and stage products
  3. Pack products

1. Receive Incoming Products

 

  • Types of incoming goods
  • Packing symbols and their implications
  • Warning signs and their implications
  • Warning signs and their implications
  • Types of packing materials
  • Purpose of warehouse layout plan
  • Purpose of staging area
  • Types of records relating to receipt of in-coming goods
  • Types of organisational safety and health requirements

 

2. Pick and stage products

 

  • Types of pick list and their differences
  • Details in pick list
  • Types of products and their handling techniques
  • Types of tools and equipment used in picking and staging products and their usage
  • Packing symbols and their implications
  • Warning signs and their implications
  • Location of products
  • Types of customer requirements
  • Inspection area to carry out quality control checks
  • Purpose of staging area
  • Importance of obtaining signatures
  • Types of actions to achieve inventory integrity
  • Replenishment policy, primary and secondary pick locations
  • Workplace safety and health requirements when picking products
  • Types of discrepancies during picking of products

3. Pack products

 

  • Types of packing list and related documentation
  • Details in packing list and related documentation
  • Types of customer and organisational requirements
  • Types of safety and security requirements
  • Packing symbols and their implications
  • Warning signs and their implications
  • Types of discrepancies and contingencies when packing products
  • Types of packing materials
  • Types of packaging

Learners are assumed to:

 

  1. Be able to listen, read, speak and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) level 2
  2. Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to Employability Skills System (ESS) level 2
  3. An applicant must be at least 18 years of age on admission to the programme

1. All notice of transfer/withdrawal / deferment must be given in writing and submitted at least 2 weeks prior to course commencement.

 

2. An administrative fee of $60 (GST inclusive) will be imposed if notice is received less than 2 weeks.

 

3. If notice of withdrawal is received:
- At least 1 week before commencement of the course, a 20% of the full course fee will be charged. For government-funded course, a 20% of full course fee before funding will be charged.
- Less than 1 week before commencement of the course, a 30% of the full course fee will be charged. For government-funded course, a 30% of full course fee before funding will be charged.
- No show on the scheduled date, a full course fee will be levied. For government-funded course, a full course fee before funding will be charged.

 

4. For all government-funded programmes (WSQ & Non-WSQ), funding is only applicable to:
- Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.
- Participants who have achieved at least 75% attendance and passed all required assessments.
- Full course fee will be charged to participants who fail to meet the above-mentioned criteria.

 

5. Certificates or Statement of Attainment or Certificate of Attendance will only be issued to participants who have achieved 75% attendance and undergo assessment (if applicable).

 

6.When a course is cancelled, fails to commence or fails to complete under unforeseen circumstances, participant is allowed to defer the intake at no cost or withdraw from the course; under such situation, a full refund of the advance payment will be given.

 

7. Notice of change in participant’s name must be given in writing, no less than 5 days prior to course commencement.

 

8. SMF reserves the right to change the venue, cancel or postpone the event without prior notice and full refund will be given under such circumstances. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. Please approach your account manager for more queries.

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