How to become a Storeperson

Storepersons receive, handle and dispatch goods coming into, or going out of, stores or warehouses.

Personal requirements of a Storeperson

  • Enjoy practical work
  • Good eyesight (may be corrected)
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Good memory and organisational skills
  • Safety-conscious

Education & Training for a Storeperson

You can work as a storeperson without formal qualifications. You will probably get some informal training on the job. You can also become a storeperson through a traineeship in Warehousing Operations. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. For more details, see Section 2. Ask your career adviser about the possibility of starting some of this training in school.

Additional Information
Storepersons are often required to operate a forklift, and may need to obtain a licence to Perform High Risk Work. For more information, refer to the separate entry for Forklift Operator.
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