Ballad Group

Supply Chain Operations: Edmonton

This program is available for Alberta residents who are:

  • A Permanent Resident or Citizen of Canada
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • Collecting Employment Insurance, or have collected in the last 5 years
  • Out of post-secondary or equivalent for at least 1 full calendar year
  • Interested in obtaining a full-time career in warehousing, distribution and/or logistics in the supply chain industry
  • Dedicated to 12 weeks of in-class training, to successfully obtain a Supply Chain Warehousing Certificate from the Association of Supply Chain Management (ASCM).
  • Committed to completing a 4-week work experience following in-class training
  • Located in the Edmonton area


If you fit the above requirements and have the desire to learn new skills, gain an ASCM Certificate, learn to operate a forklift and obtain full-time employment in the supply chain industry, this program may be for you!

We have courses starting three times per year in September, January and April.

The program is 100% government-funded, making it free for qualified applicants.

The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services.

Ballad’s Fundamentals of Supply Chain Operations program is a comprehensive 16-week initiative, equipping participants with essential skills for meaningful employment in the ever-evolving supply chain sector.

Program Highlights:

  • Curriculum Overview:
    • Focus on inventory, warehouse, and logistics, addressing the core facets of Supply Chain Operations.
    • Soft skills development modules cover career path analysis, resume building, interview preparation, and networking strategies.
    • Workplace safety certifications, including WHMIS, TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods), and forklift ticket.
  • Practical Work Experience:
    • Participants undertake  2 to 4 weeks of practical Work Experience with our industry partners, ensuring graduates are job-market-ready.
  • Professional Certifications:
    • ASCM Supply Chain Warehousing Certificate.
    • One-year ASCM membership.
  • Program Format:
    • 12 weeks in class + 4 weeks of Work Experience = 16 weeks total.


Career Opportunities:

Graduates gain access to Ballad’s extensive employer network, receiving job-search support and coaching for three months post-program completion. 

Career Opportunities Include (but are not limited to):

  •  Project Coordinator
  • Warehouse Associate
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Inventory Control Associate
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Shipper & Receiver

Salaries for early-career roles in these areas typically start at approximately $20/hr.

Join Ballad's Fundamentals of Supply Chain Operations program and step confidently into a rewarding career in the supply chain industry!

Open doors to a wealth of untapped skills

Participate as an employment partner in our Integrated Training Programs, championing skilled individuals in a 2 to 4 -week unpaid work experience placement. Rest easy knowing all participants from Ballads are covered by WCB. Embrace this unique opportunity to pair qualified individuals with your organization's labor market needs.

If you're interested in supporting our participants through work experience or job placement, we invite you to reach out today! Your commitment can make a lasting impact on the journey to professional growth and success. Let's collaborate to create meaningful opportunities for these talented individuals.

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