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Diploma in Warehouse Management

This free warehouse management online course helps to you gain the skills required to be a successful warehouse manager.

Supply Chain Management
Free Course
In this free online warehouse management course, you will learn the essential skills required to be a successful warehouse manager. Learn about supply chain management, health and safety, managing staff and running an efficient warehouse. You will also be introduced to effective technology solutions used in modern warehouses. This online diploma certification course will prepare you to successfully manage and efficiently run your own warehouse.
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    10-15 Hours
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This free warehouse management course will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful warehouse manager. You will first be introduced to the basics of warehouse management. Next, you will be taught about the function of warehouse management in modern supply chains. Understanding the role of warehouse managers will form the foundation of your knowledge, allowing you to build your skillset.

You will learn about warehouse technology, before gaining insight into important processes and warehouse management systems. Next, you will learn about managing people and health and safety requirements. After learning how to control inventory levels, you will finally be shown methods of managing costs within your warehouse. As you complete each section, you can test yourself with assessments. There are ten assessments throughout the course, followed by a final assessment.

The diploma in warehouse management certification course also comes with optional activities and exercises to help with your revision and study. By the end of the course you will have a strong understanding of the basics of warehouse management. Warehouses play an essential role in modern supply chain management. With ever growing global trade and e-commerce sales, warehouse managers hold significant responsibility in serving consumer demands. This warehouse management course gives you the ability to manage your own warehouse management systems with confidence. So why wait? Start learning today.

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The Basic Principles of Warehouse Management

Technology and Trends in Warehouse Management

Warehouse Processes

Picking and Warehouse Management

Managing Warehouse Inventory

Controlling, Verifying, and Reporting Stock

Inventory and Supply Chain in a Warehouse

Managing People in a Warehouse

Safety in a Warehouse

Warehouse Cost Management

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define the main functions of a warehouse in modern supply chains
  • Identify the challenges warehouse managers face
  • Compare the types of technological equipment and robotics used in warehouses
  • Discuss the basic principles of logistics and outsourcing
  • Explain the processes and procedures behind the dispatching of goods
  • Describe what picking is and its role in the supply chain
  • Indicate ways to improve picking productivity
  • Recall the best methods of hiring staff and describe how to handle disciplinary issues
  • Explain health and safety risks in warehouses
  • List the different categories of warehouse costs
  • Define labour expenses
  • Discuss the importance of slotting


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

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