Croydon Logistics and Warehousing SWAP

Earn a guaranteed interview with a logistics and warehousing employer, such as Waitrose, after earning an accredited level 1 qualification.

About the course

Course starting dates April 15th
Course length This is a two week course, Mondays to Fridays
Certified Awarding NCFE

This two-week, home-based course will prepare you with the specific skills that employers are looking for. Plus, you’re guaranteed a job interview with Waitrose, one of the UK’s best employers.

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!

Additional Post-course employment support: Once you’ve completed your course, you’ll receive tailored career advice and employment support to help you take your next skills into a new career. You’ll also have access to our incredibly strong employer network for other amazing job opportunities! 

By the end of this course, you'll have:

  • 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

Understand stock control and the procedures for moving, storing and replenishing stock.
Looking at the different problems that may arise in a place of work, how they can be solved and the recognition of possible solutions to a specific problem.
You’ll understand the characteristics of a good working team, appreciating the strengths and contributions different people can contribute.. . They will participate in a team, whilst demonstrating strengths and the ability to value contribution from other.
You’ll learn about sorting of goods and materials for recycling. This includes how to identify problems with the recycling or disposal of goods and materials.
This unit is about the movement and/or handling of goods. It deals with manual handling and identifying hazards that might occur in moving or handling goods safely.
Learn how to check the safety of work areas and equipment to be used, ensuring that goods match information specifications and ensure 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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