TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations

Enquire Now

Course Overview

A Certificate III in Warehousing Operations TLI31610 is perfect for students seeking a career in the warehouse and storage industry. Students gain essential workplace orientation and safety skills, then follow specialty areas (subject to availability) in handling stock and cargo, load handling, communication and calculations, equipment checking and maintenance.

The Certificate III in Warehousing Operations TLI31610 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Transport and Logistics Training Package.


Nationally recognised training

Average duration

12 months

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:


Changing what is done based on other people's actions.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Operation and Control

Controlling equipment or systems.

Trunk Strength

Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without fatiguing.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Freight Handler$960 weekly pay
Logistics Officer$1,050 weekly pay
Pick Packers$960 weekly pay
Postal Worker$960 weekly pay
Storeperson$960 weekly pay
Warehouse Assistant$960 weekly pay
Warehouse Operator$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Inventory Controller$1,250 weekly pay
Warehouse Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Logistics Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Logistics Administrator$1,250 weekly pay
Warehouse Supervisor$1,250 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.


You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

Use inventory systems to organise stock control

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to use inventory systems to organise stock control in accordance with relevant regulations and workplace requirements, as part of work activities in the transport and logistics industry. It includes identifying inventory and stock control systems in use in the workplace, using re-order procedures to maintain stock levels, organising cyclical stock counts and reporting discrepancies or variances.

Operate a forklift

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift in compliance with the relevant state/territory authority licence requirements and regulations, in a variety of operational contexts. It includes checking forklift condition, driving forklift to fulfil operational requirements, and monitoring and maintaining forklift performance and site conditions.

Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, apply and follow chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures in relation to heavy vehicles as they apply to an individual’s own job role. It includes explaining the chain of responsibility features, applying the requirements, and identifying and reporting breaches in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) and regulations or applicable state/territory law and regulations.

Follow work health and safety procedures

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to follow and apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) procedures when carrying out work activities in compliance with the relevant WHS/OHS regulations and procedures. It includes following workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control, contributing to WHS/OHS management arrangements and completing WHS/OHS records.

Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to complete workplace orientation and induction procedures when commencing a new work role, in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace operational policies and procedures. It includes identifying major workplace areas in terms of functions, organisational structures and occupations, and organising and accepting responsibility for own workload. It also includes applying ethical practices, receiving and acting constructively on personal feedback, participating in identifying and meeting own learning needs, and planning and organising a personal daily routine.

Enquire now for a full list of subjects

Enquire Now

Benefits of Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Find a Course Provider

We’ll find nearby campuses and check if you’re eligible for funding in your state.



Enter your postcode

Most funding schemes have location requirements.




Are you an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand citizen, or eligible Visa holder?




How old are you?

Some funding schemes have age requirements.


At School:


Are you enrolled in high school?




Are you currently employed?


We'll match the best course provider based on your location and personal circumstances. Confirm your answers by clicking below.