This distribution cadetship is perfect if you’re under the age of 25 and want to study while working as it runs part-time over a one-year period. It’s designed for flexibility, allowing both you and your employer to easily fit the study around your work schedules.
You’ll learn everything from operating procedures to receiving and dispatching goods, all while seeing how the industry operates as a whole.
Our tutors will guide you every step of the way while you cover a mix of theory-based learning backed up by practical training on site. There are also work placements in industry to add to your real world experience.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Certificate in Distribution (Level 3)
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1 year part-time
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You'll be able to apply for operational roles in a wide variety of distribution workplaces:
- yards person
Potential employers include:
- distribution firms
- store operators
- building supply yards
- retail companies (e.g., supermarkets, diaries, large chain stores such as Rebel Sports, Briscoes etc)
Topics you'll cover
During this course you will learn about:
- distribution operations
- inventory control and stock management
- picking and dispatch
- operating procedures and codes of conduct
- health and safety practices
- effective communication
- customer service
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There are several ways to take advantage of free study at Toi Ohomai. Find out how on our Fees Free FAQ page.
Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
- be 16 years of age or older, AND
- have NCEA Level 1 or equivalent
- working in the industry
For courses at levels 1-3, domestic and international students will be required to:
Provide evidence of ability to complete academic requirements.
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
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Course Locations and Intake Information
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- 1 year part-time