The Light Warehouse Training program is a specialized program for people who want to work in shipping, receiving, and storage of goods and products. Generally speaking, class sizes are small and highly targeted for warehouse work. This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Program Description: The Light Warehouse Training Program is designed to teach students the skills and certifications necessary for entry level work within the Transportation and Logistics industry. Training includes shipping and receiving procedures, inventory control, safety skills, business communication, customer service, Word Core and Excel Core. Students have the opportunity to obtain additional certificates which includes: Forklift Operators Certification, Occupational First Aid Level 1, Occupational Health and Safety, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, and Microsoft Specialist Certification in Excel and Word.
Certifications: Light Warehouse Training Certificate
Program Objectives: Upon successful completion, the student should be able to perform warehouse duties including: shipping and receiving, inventory control, order picking, pricing and payment, acting safely in the workplace, safe use warehouse tools and equipment and other duties related to a warehousing environment.
Prerequisites: Grade 12 or mature student status (19+ in age). Successfully complete the admissions interview and passing an entrance test.
Program Hours: Classes are scheduled for a mandatory five hours per day, five days a week. Class time is scheduled from 9:00-2:30 daily with additional lab time after class. It is highly recommended that all students plan to spend a minimum of six hours a day at the Centre.
Career Opportunities: Upon successful completion the graduate is prepared to enter the work force as an Inventory Supply Technician, Shipper, Receiver, Warehouse Order Picker, Truck Loader/Helper, Warehouse Laborer, as well as many other possibilities.
Materials Required: Please contact Admissions for a list of required textbooks.
Evaluation: Students will be evaluated through assignments and test. Each course is marked individually and requires 60% to pass.
Completion Requirements To be eligible for graduation students must have completed all courses in the program with a minimum passing grade of 60%, meet all attendance and financial requirements.

Program Outline

Course# Course Name Hours Course# Course Name Hours
CS-105 Strategies for Success
25 OS-220 Business Communications 25
CS-107 MS Word Core 50 OS-300 Business Mathematics 25
CS-110 MS Excel Core
50  OS-140 Customer Service 25
SC-100 Safety / Certification: Forklift, WHMIS, OFA Level 1, OHS, TDG
WO-100 Fundamental Warehouse Operations 75
cs-118  MS Outlook  25 JS-132 Employment Development Strategies
        Total Hours 375
        Course Duration – Weeks 15

Note: The order in which you take your courses may NOT be the same as listed above.

Mission Statement

Educate, Empower, Employ

Educating individuals using up-to-date curriculum, Empowering them to take control of their future and become Employed in a career of their choice