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TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working within the Warehousing, Storage and logistics Industry environment. This qualification involves a defined range of skilled operations and activities involving known routines, methods and procedures with some discretion ad judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.


Candidates have a total of 2 years to complete the Certificate III, however, based on a study commitment of 32-35 hours a week, candidates are able to complete this in 12 months.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Licensing requirements

There is no licencing, legislative or certification requirements for this qualification. However the industry may have state based legislation in regards to operation of a forklift or overhead cranes.


A possible training pathway for a student completing this qualification could be the following:

Certificate IV Qualifications

  • TLI41816 Certificate IV in Warehousing Operations
  • TLI42016 Certificate IV in Logistics

Diploma Qualifications

  • TLI50415 Diploma of Logistics

After achieving theTLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations, candidates may pathway into Certificate IV in Warehousing Operations (TLI41816) a Certificate IV in Logistics (TLI42016) or another Industry area.

These qualifications represent a logical pathway regardless of whether the RTO offers the qualifications.

Job roles

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector.

Employment outcomes may include the following role/s:

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector.

  • Forklift Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • Freight Handler
  • Crane Operator
  • Despatch/Receival Clerk
  • Storeperson
  • Furniture removalist
  • Logistics Officer

Course Content

Sixteen (19) units are required for award of this qualification including:

  • Three (3) are core units
  • Sixteen (16) are elective units

The Nominal Hours for the Qualification as per the Victorian Implementation / Purchasing Guide are 1700 Hours.

On successful completion of the following 19 units you will have attained the TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations

The following tables outline the Units of Competencies and FMedge subjects available for this Qualification.

Unit Code Unit Title Core /Elective Subject Area
TLIF0001 Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures Core  –
TLIF1001 Follow work health and safety procedures Core  –
TLIL1001 Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures Core  –
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers Elective  –
TLIA3004 Process receipt and delivery of containers and cargo Elective  –
TLIA3015 Complete receival/despatch documentation Elective  –
TLIA3016 Use inventory systems to organise stock control Elective  –
TLIA3017 Identify products and store to specifications Elective  –
TLIA3018 Organise despatch operations Elective  –
TLIA3019 Organise receival operations Elective  –
TLIA3024 Organise warehouse records operations Elective  –
TLIA3039 Receive and store stock Elective  –
TLIB2001 Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment Elective  –
TLIB3002 Test equipment and isolate faults Elective  –
TLID3014 Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads Elective  –
TLID3031 Rig load Elective  –
TLIE3002 Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions Elective  –
TLIE3004 Prepare workplace documents Elective  –
TLIA3038 Control and order stock Elective  –

Please Note: The elective units of competency have been selected by FMedge following industry consultation and are offered in the standard delivery of this course by FMedge. Candidates who have attained competency in alternate units may be eligible to substitute those units for Credit transfer/RPL or RCC in accordance with the training package rules for the TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations. Where this course is offered for our corporate clients and subject to the training packaging rules alternate electives may be substituted to provide customisation to their specific requirements.


Upon successful completion of the required 19 units, you will be awarded TLI31616 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations.

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Delivery Methods

The course is delivered over 1700 hours through a mix of structured face to face training on the job, and the completion of tasks and research that require additional exploration and development through self-directed learning.

The delivery model of the course allows for the student to set the time frame for completion with a guide of 3 weeks per unit of competency. Weekly contact with tutors and constant access to industry trainers and mentors assist participants build on the knowledge and skills developed with engagement with text, weekly tasks and unit assessments.

Programs can also be designed to meet your timeframe and the specific needs of your personal circumstances, your organisation and market sector.

Please contact us to discuss your organisation’s specific training needs and preferred delivery method (Online, classroom based or a blended approach).

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