Warehouse and Logistics Fundamentals

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Program Overview

This program is designed to provide individuals without any trades experience to be able to work safely and productively within a warehouse environment.

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Warehouse and Logistics Fundamentals Program is 350 hours program that prepares you for the challenging career in Warehousing Management.

Job Opportunities

After completion of this program, the graduates will be able to work as,

  • Warehouse Operator
  • Warehouse Sales Associate
  • Package Handler
  • Receiver
  • Shipper
  • Shipping and Receiving Clerk
  • Material Handler
  • Stockpiler
  • Storage Worker

Program Admission Requirements

Grade 10( including English 10 & Math 10) or
Mature Student Status (19 years of age or more)

Students will need to submit a proof of English Language Competency by any one of the following options:

Domestic Students:

  • Grade 10 English
  • English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by the College

International Students:

  • IELTS: 5.5 or
  • TOEFL (paper): 550 or
  • TOEFL (CBT): 210 or
  • TOEFL (IBT): 79 or
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Test (CLB): 6
  • PTE Academic: 50 or
  • Cambridge: CAE or
  • Has earned a Grade 12 graduation diploma from in a system in which English is the official language, or
  • Successfully completed a pre-Intermediate certificate from a Language Canada accredited school or
  • Successfully complete the College’s English language proficiency assessment with 60% marks, or
  • Successful completion of 24-week ESL program at the College.

Program Duration

350 hours over 10 weeks

Delivery Method

This program may be delivered:

  •  In-class instruction
  •  Distance education
  •  Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)

All efforts will be made for consistent delivery, however alternate delivery methods may be utilized to minimize learning disruption.

Course Outline

Course # Title of Course/Work Experience Component # of Hours
TRD-CORE-B-1 Apply Study & Learning Skills 21
TRD-CORE-B-3 Interpersonal Communication Skills 28
TRD-CORE-D-1 Solving Mathematical Problems 35
TRD-PW1-A Overview of Warehouse Operations 21
TRD-PW1-B Communication & Comprehension Skills 21
TRD-PW1-C Warehouse Safety Skills 35
TRD-PW1-D Basic Handling Operations and Procedures 28
TRD-PW1-E Materials Handling and Packaging Equipment 21
TRD-PW1-F Information Technology in Warehousing 28
TRD-Logist Principles to Logistics 91
TRD-CORE-N-O Employment Skills Preparation 21
Total number of hours: 350

Fee Structure

1 Registration Fee $250 Domestic Students
2 Tuition Fee $4000
3 Material $500
Total $4750
1 Registration Fee $250 International Students
2 Tuition Fee $6000
3 Material $500
Total $6750


Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Lime of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

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Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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