The Certified Warehouse Professional (CWP) is a warehouse certification program that helps the individuals to master the warehouse operations in lines with controlling the total cost and to maximize the customer service level. 

For Whom?
This program is aimed at warehouse senior operation managers, materials managers, senior managers, senior manager warehouse and inventory control and senior level managers heading warehouse operations and those individuals wanting to master warehouse operations with related tools & techniques.

Benefits for Individuals:
- Gains a thorough understanding of warehouse operations
- Source of professional pride and respect among the peers
- Attaining the CWP credential proves the individuals capability to potential recruiters
- Learns the best practices in warehousing and can implement them for the benefit of the organization
- Mastering the warehouse knowledge area and grow in the career

Benefits for Organizations:
- Create an environment for advancement and recognition of employee achievement and skill development
- Demonstrate to clients, suppliers and competitors of the usage of best industrial practices
- Efficacious display of your warehouse business among the stakeholders
- Improved employee motivation, engagement, responsibility and commitment
- Increased efficiency, productivity and consistency leading to enhanced reliability and quality

SC Certification Process

CWP Certification Details

  • Eligibility
  • Application
  • Registration
  • Exam Content
  • Preparation
  • Examination
Academic Qualification:
Diploma or Graduate in any discipline.

Training Requirements:
The participant need to undergo at least 16 hours of training with an Authorised Training Provider (ATP) and submit the proof of the 16 Hours Pre-Certification Credits (PCC) while completing the online application form. For the list of Authorised Training Partners (ATP), please click here.

Work Experience:
For diploma holders 3 years work experience required and for graduates 2 years work experience required. The work experience shall be in the area of warehouse and supply chain management. No work experience required in case of CWA certified candidates.

For frequently asked questions (FAQs), please click here.

How do I go about to completing my online application?
It is mandatory to use the online application form towards the enrollment for the CWP certification exam. Before you start the application ensure that you have read and understood the eligibility requirements. Once you start the application filling you will not be able to save a draft version and revisit the same. So keep a soft copy of your recent passport size photo and any government issued identity proof. This application will take about 10 minutes to complete. Upon submission of the online application form, you will receive the confirmation receipt as an email. For any subsequent clarification please quote the application number.

FAAST takes up to 5 business days to approve or reject your submitted application. Once the application is approved you have about 90 days to register and take the exam. In case for a reason the application was rejected you will be intimated of the same with the reason as to why it was rejected and you need to correct and revert to take it further. By submitting the application form you agree to abide by the terms and rules set forth by SCM360plus and FAAST.

Examination registration fee:
Domestic: INR INR 14,313 (INR 12,500 + Service Tax 14.5%). Please click here for the payment in INR.
International: 249 USD. Please click here for the payment in USD.

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Demand Draft or Cheque shall be in favour of:
“Fhyzics Academy for Advanced Studies & Training”

Demand Draft or Cheque shall be mailed to the below address:
Fhyzics Academy for Advanced Studies & Training
[A unit of Fhyzics Business Consultants Private Limited], Level-5, Tamarai Tech Park, TVK Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai 600032. Address Slip

On completion of registration, you will receive a detailed email regarding booking and taking the exam.

  • The role of the warehouse
  • Role of the warehouse manager
  • Warehouse processes: receiving and put-away
  • Warehouse processes: pick preparation
  • Picking strategies and equipment
  • Order-picking methods
  • Warehouse processes from replenishment to dispatch and beyond
  • Warehouse management systems
  • Warehouse layout
  • Storage and handling equipment
  • Resourcing a warehouse
  • Warehouse costs
  • Performance management
  • Outsourcing
  • Health and safety
  • The warehouse and the environment
  • The warehouse of the future

Recommended Book:
Title: Warehouse Management: A Complete Guide to Improving Efficiency and Minimizing Costs in the Modern Warehouse
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Authorised Training Partners (ATP): :
For a list of Authorised Training Partners, please click here.

On completion of the registration process, you must have received a detailed email regarding the booking and taking of the examination. Please go through the guidelines as it has important information regarding the identity requirements and schedule.

CWP examination is offered in English through approved assessments centres. The examination contains 90 multiple choice questions with 4 options (A, B, C, D) and need to be completed within 120 minutes duration. One need to secure a minimum of 70% to pass the examination and attain the CWP credential. There is no negative marks in the examination. Any breaks taken during the examination and with the due permission of the proctor will count against the 120 minutes. On completion or submission of the examination the results will be declared on the computer screen and you will receive your mark sheet and certificate through postal mail within the next 15 days.

For details about the available examination centre locations, reschedule policy, refund policy, retake policy, no show policy and cancellation policy, please refer to frequently asked questions (FAQs).