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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Distribution (Level 3) with optional strand in Mechanised Goods Handling
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 60 - 75
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Sales and Marketing » Sales
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to recognise individuals that have attained sufficient knowledge and operational skills required to safely operate as a distribution operator in warehousing, distribution and supply.

Businesses and communities will benefit from having qualified people, with relevant skills that contribute to improving performance and productivity in distribution organisations.

Holders of this qualification will be capable of operating at an entry level under limited supervision.
Trainees may choose to specialise in mechanised goods handling on completing the New Zealand Certificate in Distribution (Level 3) by completing the optional strand in Mechanical goods handling. This strand recognises the additional specialised skills and knowledge required to use mechanised goods handling equipment in a distribution environment.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply health, safety and security practices to ensure own safety and minimise potential hazards for any customers and co-workers in a distribution environment
- Communicate with staff, managers, and customers
- Apply standard operating procedures and the code of conduct to a work role applicable to a distribution environment
- Receive and dispatch goods in a distribution environment
- Carry out store operations and inventory control in a distribution environment

Graduates of the Mechanised Goods Handling strand will also be able to:
- Use mechanised goods handling machinery and equipment in a distribution environment
Education pathways
New Zealand Certificate in Distribution (Level 4); related level 4 qualifications in Supply Chain, Port Operations, International Freight Logistics. [Ref: 2573]
Employment pathways
Operational roles in a wide variety of distribution workplaces, for example: Storeman, Picker, Packer, Dispatcher, Admin/operations.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None.
Education Organisation 7 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By ServiceIQ
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2572
Status Current
Created 2015-05-08 15:45:16.0
Last Reviewed 2015-07-03 14:27:54.0
Next Review 2019-12-31 00:00:00.0
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