In Goodwill’s free Warehouse, Inventory & Logistics Certification training course, participants will learn about the importance of supply chains and the flow of goods; warehouse, distribution and fulfillment center design and operations; how to calculate key performance metrics and why they are important; safety measures, techniques, career paths and more.

Course Format

In Goodwill’s free Warehouse, Inventory & Logistics Certification course, participants will join the virtual classroom via the student training portal. This is a completely virtual learning experience, but participants can schedule in-person guided sessions with the instructor if needed.

    Upcoming Training Dates

    The Goodwill University team is currently finalizing the 2023 course schedule. Please check back soon for training dates.

    Course Timeframe

    Goodwill’s Warehouse, Inventory & Logistics Certification training course lasts two weeks. 

    Certification Opportunities

    Goodwill’s Warehouse, Inventory & Logistics Certification training course is divided into three sections. At the end of each section, participants will take an exam. At the conclusion of all three exams, an average will be determined for passing. Upon completion of the course and successfully passing the three short exams, participants will receive a certificate as a Warehouse, Inventory & Logistics Specialist from the National Retail Federation (NRF) in conjunction with the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM). This certificate does not expire. Participants will also receive a certificate of completion from Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont.


    There are no prerequisites for this course.

    Required Technology

    • Wi-Fi for internet access
    • A computer/laptop/tablet (a cell phone is not sufficient to access course materials)
    • Webcam and microphone to participate in course exercises and discussions

    Don’t Have Access to the Above Technology?

    • Notify a Goodwill team member upon registration to reserve space at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus to utilize our available technology
    • Or click here to get connected with Digital Charlotte, an organization that assists people in Mecklenburg County with signing up for affordable internet service and purchasing affordable technology

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    Job Search Support

    As a participant in one of Goodwill’s training courses, you’ll have access to a Career Navigator who can help you with your resume and interview skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to work with our Employer Engagement Team, who can help you find and secure employment.

    How to Get Started

    If you are interested in taking this course, you live within our 18-county territory in the Carolinas and…

    If you have already completed Goodwill’s registration process:
    If you have NOT already completed Goodwill’s registration process:
    We also accept walk-ins at all of our career centers.

    Still Have Questions?

    If you still have questions about our training courses, complete our training inquiry form, and someone on our team will be in touch with you soon!