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Parts and Warehousing Foundation


The Parts & Warehousing Foundation program provides an opportunity for individuals to seek employment and further studies in the related trade. A Parts & Warehousing Person is involved in ordering, warehousing and keeping inventory control over parts and accessories for industries like the automotive, commercial transport, heavy duty, marine and warehousing sectors. They are responsible for helping these parts, accessories and warehouse products make their way from manufacturers to consumers, documenting and tracking their progress along the way from factories to warehouses to retail outlets. A Parts & Warehousing Person is often responsible for receiving goods and sorting incoming parts, supplies and materials in a warehouse. They maintain shipping and receiving records on the amount, kind and location of parts and supplies shipped and/or received, and process purchases and reconcile inventories with physical counts.

Program Outline 

Details below and also refer to the ITA documents at:

PWHF 11001 Overview of Warehouse Operations 
PWHF 11005 Comminications and Comprehensive Skills 
PWHF 11010 Warehouse Safety Skills
PWHF 11015 Basic Handling Operations and Procedures 
PWHF 11020 Material Handling and Packaging Equipment 
PWFH 11025 Information Technology Warehousing 

Note: Students must take an ITA Certification of Qualification (C of Q) Exam.  Students must achieve 70% or higher to pass the program and qualify to write the C of Q.

Career Opportunities 

Upon successful completion of the Parts and Warehousing Foundation program students will be able to safely enter into the Parts and Warehousing field and demonstrate safety work practices, use basic skills and understand the basic  principles needed begin their apprenticeship in the Parts and Warehousing Field. Students that successfully complete this program will receive Technical Training credit towards the Level 1 Industry Training Authority Parts and Warehousing 1 credential along with 300 Work Based Training Hours.

Admission Requirements 
  • Grade 12 Graduation Required or Mature Student
  • English 10 or equivalent
  • Apprenticeship workplace Math 10 or higher
  • Successful completion of a CAT Assessment Test
Dates and Locations 
Location  Dates 
Prince Rupert  March 26, 2018 - August 31, 2018