Transport Clerk (WA)

State/Territory Specific Information

Education and Training:

You can work as a transport clerk without formal qualifications. You will probably get some informal training on the job.

You can also become a transport clerk through a traineeship in Logistics. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. Ask your career adviser about the possibility of starting some of this training in school.

Additional Information:

Once you are employed, you may be able to develop, and have recognised, additional skills under the Transport and Logistics Training Package that will expand your career opportunities within this industry.

Related Courses:

While the following courses are related to this occupation, they may not necessarily lead directly to employment, nor provide the most direct pathway to the occupation. Courses which provide preliminary or informal training, as well as those which provide additional job skills following initial qualifications may also be listed.

*Course is offered by more than one institution. Click link for details.

  1. Certificate III in Logistics *
  2. Certificate IV in Warehousing Operations *
  3. Bachelor of Aviation

Employment Opportunities:

Transport clerks are employed by firms involved in the movement of goods. These include shipping agents, import/export companies, freight forwarding and storage companies and road haulage firms. Wholesalers and large manufacturing firms may also employ transport clerks.

Demand is influenced by the state of the economy, the level of imports/exports and the use of computer technology to keep records of the movement of goods.

For Further Information:

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

1300 681 134

Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia Inc. (National Office)

(07) 3256 0146

Logistics Information and Navigation Centre

Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council

(02) 6163 7217

Information for other states and territories: