Traffic Shipping and Receiving Technician, Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Traffic Shipping & Receiving Technician Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for entry-level positions preparing and sending (shipping) and taking in (receiving) merchandise sent between companies. The student demonstrates skills to ensure that the right merchandise is being sent and is in acceptable condition, prepare bills of lading and related paperwork for commercial and other shipments, figure freight or postal rates and record costs and weights of each shipment. The student demonstrates his or her ability to write and keep records and reports on warehouse activities, wrap and address the goods to be shipped, inspect trucks and vans to make sure they're clean, and route incoming items coming in to a plant, warehouse, or department.

Minimum Units Required: 14.5

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

BIM 032A

Beginning Office Calculation

1

BUS 051

Introduction to Transportation

1.5

CS 011

Fundamentals of Computer Science

3

 

or

 

CSA 020

MS Word, Excel, and Access

3

BUS 010A

Bookkeeping

3

 

or

 

BUS 001A

Principles of Accounting

5

Second Semester

Elective

See Group I Below

3

Elective

See Group II Below

3

Group I (Elective)

(minimum of 3 units from the following)

BUS 056

Transportation: Export and Import

3

BUS 057

Physical Distribution and Warehousing

3

BUS 098V

Work Experience: Business and Accounting

1-4

Group II (Elective)

(minimum of 3 units from the following)

BUS 082A

Business Mathematics

3

 

and

 

BUS 082B

Business Mathematics

3

BIM 038

Office Technologies

3

BIM 039

Office Management

3

BIM 081

Records Management and Filing

3

ENG 079

Preparatory English

5

COM ST 007

Intercultural Communication

3

Minimum Units 14.5