Get prepared to launch your career, or expand your employment opportunities in the warehousing, transport and logistics industry.
This practical course equips you with a range of essential skills required to work in a warehouse environment. You will develop skills in:
- stock management
- document and records management
- staff induction
- workplace health and safety
- customer service.
On completion, you can choose to pathway into the Certificate IV in Logistics.
Please note: this qualification is not open for general enrolments. Contact Victoria University Polytechnic to find out more about our workforce training solutions.
Careers in logistics
Career opportunities for logistics graduates span a range of sectors and industries. Possible roles include:
- logistics administration officer
- logistics service clerk.
To be awarded the TLI32416 Certificate III in Logistics, a student must successfully complete a total of thirteen (13) units of competency, comprising of:
- two (2) core units, and;
- eleven (11) elective units, of which:
- six (6) units must be selected from the technical elective units listed in the TLI32416 Certificate III in Logistics qualification and;
- five (5) units may be selected from the general electives list or remaining technical elective units listed in the TLI32416 Certificate III in Logistics qualification, of which:
- up to three (3) units may be selected from any relevant nationally endorsed training package or accredited course.
The general elective units must contribute to the vocational outcomes of the qualification as well as be approved by the Polytechnic.
Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfers
Previous completion of units at the Polytechnic or any other Registered Training Organisation and/or previous attainment of skills and knowledge may be credited towards this course. Units must satisfy the completion rules of the qualification and be assessed as appropriate by the Polytechnic.
This is a qualification for those engaged in logistics operations within the Transport and Logistics Industry. It involves a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures within known time constraints. It may also include responsibility for coordinating the work of others.
What's a unit?
A unit or 'subject' is the actual class you'll attend in the process of completing a course.
Most courses have a mixture of compulsory 'core' units that you need to take and optional elective units that you can choose to take based on your area of interest, expertise or experience.
Fees & scholarships
The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re offered a government subsidised place or a full-fee paying place.
If you enrol in a:
- Government subsidised place, you’ll pay a VET tuition fee and may be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee and course materials contribution.
- full-fee paying place, you’ll pay the full-fee tuition rate (which includes Student Services and Amenities Fee and any material fees).
Scholarships & assistance
Apply for a scholarship to help with your study costs.
We can help with fee assistance and advice.
Admission & pathways
Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.
Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.
You may be able to complete your qualification sooner through formal recognition of your existing skills. This is known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications. Applications for RPL can be made prior to enrolling.
Call us on 1300 TAFE VP (1300 823 387) to discuss RPL options with the course manager.
How to apply
Prior to enrolment, all applicants will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment to assist with determining eligibility and to identify learning support needs.