Croydon Logistics and Warehousing SWAP

Fast-track yourself into an exciting logistics career with our Logistics and Warehousing SWAP. Learn practical skills, earn an accredited Level 1 qualification, and have a guaranteed interview with Waitrose!

About the course

Course starting dates August 19th
Course length This is a two week course
Lesson times Sessions will be held Mondays to Fridays, 9.30am – 4.30pm.
Qualification Level 1 Certificate in Occupational Workplace Studies (Warehousing and Storage), awarded by NCFE
Course location Strive Training Croydon: Suffolk House, College Road, CR0 0YN

Want an exciting warehousing career working with a top UK employer? Our two-week Logistics and Warehousing SWAP course will prepare you with the industry-specific knowledge and skills that employers in this sector are looking for.

On completing the course, you will earn a nationally accredited Level 1 qualification in Occupational Workplace Studies (Warehousing and Storage) and a guaranteed interview with Waitrose – the perfect way to fast-track your success!

You’ll hear directly from Waitrose’s recruiting teams about their current vacancies. And of course, our specialist employment team is here to help you all the way through any job application process!

Once you have completed your course, you will receive tailored career advice and employment support to help you take your new skills into a new career. You will also have access to our incredibly strong employer network for other amazing job opportunities in logistics and warehousing.


By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Understand stock control and the procedures for moving, storing and replenishing stock
  • Be familiar with the complexities of safe manual handling
  • Understand how to receive goods correctly and safety
  • Be able to identify different problems that could arise in the workplace, and know how to consider possible solutions
  • Appreciate what makes a good working team, and how to apply your own strengths to your role
  • Understand the process of sorting goods or materials for recycling or disposal

Course Content

By the end of this unit, you will understand stock control and the procedures for moving, storing and replenishing stock.
In this unit, you will look at the variety of problems that may arise in a place of work, how they can be solved, and the recognition of possible solutions to a specific problem.
During this unit, you will understand the characteristics of a good working team, appreciating the strengths and contributions of different people.
In this unit, you will learn about the sorting of goods and materials for recycling. This includes how to identify problems with the recycling or disposal of goods and materials.
During this unit, you will learn about the movement and handling of goods, including manual handling, as well as identifying hazards that might occur during the safe moving or handling of goods.
In this final unit, you will learn how to check the safety of work areas and equipment to be used, ensuring that goods match information specifications and that goods are unloaded safely in accordance with instructions.

Next Steps

Simply complete the short form on the right. You'll then immediately be able to complete your Fast-Track online registration.

This registration process will confirm your eligibility to have your qualification 100% government funded.

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Frequently Asked Questions

All our courses are free for those who are unemployed, subject to eligibility.
Yes, anyone who is employed or unemployed can enroll on any of our courses, subject to eligibility.
You can enroll on one course at a time, but you can do as many as you like to achieve your career goals. We are happy to give you information, advice and guidance on any courses you wish to complete.
Of course. All our courses are accredited courses and you will receive a nationally recognised certification on achievement. You will receive a digital version of your certificate, inline with our commitment to sustainability.
The Awarding Bodies takes between 8 -12 weeks to process certificates. For all queries regarding certification please email us on When contacting us please include the following information: • Full Name • Title of the qualification • Contact details and address.

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