All About Training

Who We Are?

All About Training is a North East logistic training provider specialising in delivering vocational training, pre-employment training and adult education programmes covering warehousing and storage, logistics support operations and forklift truck training.

What can we offer Durham Works Young People?

Our Introduction to Logistics programme is delivered over 5-days and covers the logistics pathway from when a warehouse first receives goods to loading sorting/preparing goods onto vehicles for delivery to customers.

The aim of the programme is to provide participants with practical experience of working in the logistics sector.

The Course Outline

  • Introduction to the steps that make up the logistics pathway
  • Introduction to the various job roles and progression opportunities
  • Introducing participants to the common forms of material handling equipment used in a warehouse
  • Learn basic manoeuvres for operating the forklift and pallet stacker trucks
  • How to safely receive and unload goods from vehicles using different material handling equipment
  • How to operate hand-held scanners to check the received goods match the specifications provided
  • Pick goods and position them ready for assembling the order
  • Be a Shunter Driver for the day and learn how to safely: operate the vehicle; complete a yard safety assessment; complete vehicle/trailer checks, and; couple/uncouple the vehicle.
  • Assume the role of a Vehicle Banksman and guide your colleagues to accurately position the shunter vehicle for access.
  •  Learn how to plan a route.
  • To load a vehicle, to include the correct handling techniques and use of ratchet/internal cargo straps to secure the load.

Progression Opportunities

  • Local logistics companies will present their organisation and cover the various roles they employ, after which the National Careers Service Careers Advisors will run a sector specific workshop and provide one-to-one support on CV writing and interview techniques.
  • One to one session to discuss the available logistics apprenticeships programmes, traineeships and vocational training such as accredited courses in Warehousing and forklift truck training
  • All About Training provides a mini bus to transport participants from a central pick up and drop off point.  Lunch is provided each day.



Telephone Number 0191 4384702