Warehousing and Yard Operations 

  • FREE, 12 week programme.
    This popular programme will upskill and train you for a career in warehousing for FREE! No experience necessary.

    Our programme will train you for a career in the warehousing and yard operations industry. If you are looking to get back to the workforce or take the next step in your career, this is a great opportunity to develop your skills – for FREE!

    What will I learn?

    • Industry recognised certification: Forklift licence, Counter balance and reach, Stock picker licence and portable, RF scanner
    • Basic knowledge of MPI accreditation and truck pallet certification
    • Industry employability skills
    • Job search skills
    • Manual handling and forkhoist operations
    • Workplace reporting and documentation
    • Learn stock and portable RF scanning
    • Workplace health and safety plus dangerous goods knowledge
    • Financial skills (ANZ Money Minded)

    What we’re looking for?

    • Positive attitude
    • Physically fit
    • Reliability
    • Hard working
    • Good work ethic
    • Would prefer a minimum of Learner Licence
    • Individuals who want to work in warehousing Programme information

    DURATION: 12 weeks

    You may be able to train while you receive your benefit. Please check with your case manager before you enrol with us.


Please register your interest in our new 12 week training course to secure a Certificate in Warehouse Operations.

We will be offering this in partnership with local employers so you have the opportunity to hit the ground running and in to a job!

Please call us on 0800 2 ENROL.

Register Your Interest Here

Where Can A Career in Trades Support and as a Forklift Operator Take you?


$16-20per hour

Forklift Operator

$16-21per hour


$45k-55kper year

What could I do with my certificate?

You could choose further study in trades or seek employment as a general hand, trade assistant or as a forklift operator in a wide variety of industries.

What does a forklift operator get paid?

Forklift Operators usually earn $16-$21 per hour.
Trades assistants or general hands are likely to enter the trade on the training wage or on the minimum wage.
Forklift operators may progress to work with heavier machinery or work as dispatch co-ordinators, inventory controllers or progress to supervisory or management positions within the company they work for. They may also set up their own businesses, or become forklift operator trainers.
Source: Careers NZ