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National Certificate

National Certificate: Freight Handling

Credits: 0
Duration: 12 Months
NQF Level: 3
Completing this programme will enable learners to make decisions and improve performance around freight handling administration, planning, goods handling, storage, transport planning, and basic freight handling equipment maintenance.
This programme will enable the learner to effectively operate within the freight handling environment.The skills required in the handling of freight are dependent upon the knowledgeable learner who is able to comply with the relevant procedures and apply the necessary skills to their working environment.

The follow specific outcomes can be expected to be reached:

  • Customer requirements and most effective business solutions
  • Separation and packaging techniques and materials
  • Handle, stockpile and pack freight
  • Appropriate routing for consignments


Job Prospects:

  • Courier operations
  • Shipping manager
  • Warehouse brand manager
Admission Requirements
It is assumed that learners accessing this programme are competent in Communication at NQF Level 2 and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2.

Application Contact Form

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Kindly note that OLG does not accept applications from individual enquirers looking to be placed on a learnership, as learnerships must be funded by a company or a direct funder and are not free. 

Should you be employed kindly refer your interest in studying for a learnership to your Human Resources or Training Departments.

Please note that prospective learner who do not meet the admission requirement can apply to the Registrar for possible recognition of prior learning.


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