Parts and Warehousing | Foundation
In Fall 2020 this trades program is offered via Distributed Learning with a focus on blended delivery. Trades students must prepare for face-to-face learning on campus where practical components of training take place in a regulated manner and meet all necessary health protocols. Learn more about Distributed Learning at CMTN.
This comprehensive 27 week program provides students with the ITA Parts & Warehouse Foundation course, safety certifications and a work placement. Upon successful completion, students will write the ITA’s Certificate of Qualification Exam to be certified as a Parts & Warehouse Person.
ITA Program Description
The Parts & Warehousing Foundations 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.
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Dates and locations
|February 01, 2021 - August 6, 2021||Terrace Campus|
Details below and also refer to the ITA documents at: http://www.itabc.ca/sites/default/files/program-information/parts-and-warehousing-level-1-outline-july-2017_1.pdf
|Overview of Warehouse Operations|
|Communications & Comprehensive Skills|
|Warehouse Safety Skills|
|Basic Handling Operations & Procedures|
|Material Handling & Package Equipment|
|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
Grade 12 OR mature student
Four credits of English at a Grade 10 level or equivalent AND Workplace Mathematics 10 (MWPM-10/WPM 10) or higher
Parts and Warehouse people work in a variety of different environments ranging from warehouses, repair facilities, dealerships, etc. Most work is done indoors and shift work is common. Good physical condition is important because the work often requires considerable standing, bending, lifting, pulling and reaching.
Some important attributes of the Parts and Warehouse Foundation student are:
- Analytical skills
- Ability to read and understand
- Mathematical aptitude
Key attributes for people entering this trade are manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, stamina and agility. Communication skills and patience are also important. Other assets are good vision, hearing and sense of smell to diagnose problems. They also demonstrate the ability to:
- Communicate effectively
- Work with little or no supervision
- Contribute to a team approach
- Plan and work sequentially
- Adapt to changing technology
- Problem solve
Upon successful completion of the Parts and Warehousing Foundations 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.