The Warehouse Supervisor

This uniquely designed quick skills acquisition course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to be a warehouse supervisor in six months.

Being a warehouse supervisor is a role that requires overseeing the day-to-day operations of a warehouse facility. Through this programme, you will gain expertise in business management, stock control, project management, and accounting. You will also improve your proficiency in using Windows-based application for professional efficiency. The programme also includes an occupational skills component via the Financial Management institute.

This Short Learning Programme can serve as a foundation for pursuing admission to a Boston Higher Certificate or Occupational qualification, should you wish to continue your studies.

The Warehouse Supervisor Short Learning Programme


6 Months

Entry Requirements

National Senior Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4; or equivalent qualification OR alternatively Learners can apply for RPL entry into the programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus in the distance mode of education with support provided at Learner Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus Learner Support Centre nationwide and online.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

Ito RPL, on successful completion the Learner may apply for admission to a Boston Higher Certificate Programme or an Occupational Qualification.

Each submission is individually evaluated, hence neither admission nor advanced placement is assured.

  • Introduction to PC*
  • Windows*
  • Word Processing*
  • Spreadsheets*
  • Principles of Business Management*
  • Stock Control*
  • Business Management 2*
  • Project Management 1*
  • Introduction to Business Accounting**

*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.

**Formative Assessments are for practice purposes in order to prepare for the Summative Assessment. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A supplementary Summative Assessment opportunity is available and will be charged for.

Membership and Assessment fees to FMI, will be charged separately.

Responsible | Methodical | Efficient | Accurate | Systems Thinking
  • Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • Apply the principles of information management to real life situations
  • Apply the basic principles and procedures of accounting.
  • Demonstrate project management skills.
  • Insight into the job functions of stock control and information systems


On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme The Warehouse Supervisor