About Course

The Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations (TLI30321) is a nationally recognised vocational education and training course designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to work within the supply chain and logistics industry in Australia. The course is structured to equip students with the necessary tools to manage and optimise the movement of goods and materials, and to ensure efficient and effective supply chain operations.

The course typically takes around 12-18 months to complete, depending on the mode of study, and is delivered through a combination of online learning and practical training. The following is a general outline of the topics and units covered in the Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations course:

1. Use supply chain systems

– Use supply chain systems to support operations

– Use information and communications technology (ICT) in a supply chain context

– Follow supply chain procedures and protocols

2. Participate in stock control

– Identify stock control requirements

– Receive goods and materials

– Dispatch goods and materials

3. Apply quality systems

– Understand quality systems and procedures

– Implement quality procedures in a supply chain context

– Identify and report non-conformance issues

4. Process customer orders

– Receive and process customer orders

– Pick and dispatch orders

– Organise and pack goods for dispatch

5. Organise and monitor transport of goods

– Organise transport of goods

– Monitor the transport of goods

– Prepare transport documentation

In addition to these core units, the Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations course may also include elective units such as:

– Organise and monitor warehouse operations

– Develop and implement inventory control procedures

– Co-ordinate stocktakes

– Use a forklift to move materials

– Use hand-held technology in a warehouse environment

Upon completion of the course, graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to work in a variety of roles within the supply chain and logistics industry, including as a supply chain operator, inventory clerk, warehouse operator, and transport administrator.