Level 3 Diploma in Warehousing and Storage

Logistics and operations

This qualification is a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) and has been approved by employers within the Warehousing and Storage industry. The qualification focuses on the knowledge and, where appropriate, the practical skills associated with Warehousing & Storage. This arrangement ensures that when the learner completes the qualification they will have gained knowledge and practical experience of some of the situations that they could face within the occupational sector in which it is being delivered.

It covers the advanced level knowledge and understanding of warehousing and storage, and has been developed in consultation with industry specialists and training providers to ensure that it meets the needs of industry employers and learners. The qualification has huge potential benefits for those engaging with the industry sector.

There are no entry qualifications required by learners to undertake this qualification unless there is a legal requirement of the process or the environment. Assessment is open to any learner who has the potential to achieve the assessment criteria set out in the units of assessment.

  • Learners who are already in employment within the Logistics Industry in a Warehouse and Storage facility, distribution centre, transport or freight forwarding operation. It is particularly relevant to those who already have good experience, skills and an understanding of the logistics industry. They should ideally already be in a supervisory or team leading role or looking for promotion.
  • All learners undertaking a Skills for Logistics apprenticeship.
  • All learners aged 16 and above who are capable of meeting the standards. It is highly unlikely however, that a learner at 16 will have the necessary skill set/knowledge to achieve this qualification.
  • For those who do not currently work in the industry, but would like to gain some of the skills and/or knowledge required to do so.

Oral Examination, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment, Practical Examination, Task-based Controlled Assessment, Written Examination