Warehouse Workers receive, handle and store goods in warehouses, and prepare goods for dispatch from warehouses. They check and label stock, and report damage or discrepancies.
To work as a Warehouse Worker in Australia you don’t need formal qualifications, as on-the-job training is usually provided. However, you can undertake study in the field.
Consider a Certificate III in Warehousing Operations (TLI31616)
Earn a forklift licence (TLILIC0003). The average course will take 4 days to complete, and there are no minimum entry requirements.
Warehouse Workers are often required to obtain a high risk work licence through Safe Work Australia.
For internal promotions, proven experience can be worth more than qualifications
- Team Work
- Forklift Licence
- Road Transportation
- Shipping and Receiving
- General Labor
Career progression can lead to positions in;
- Team Leader
- Assistant Warehouse Manager
- Senior Manager
- Deputy General Manager