Course details

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Qualification name Diploma in International Supply Chain Logistics
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Open Awards
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 2nd September 2024
Cost £0.00
Cost description The course is free to those aged 16-18 and there may be fee remission available to those aged 19+ - please contact the Enrolment Centre for more information on 0300 123 2344
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course gives young people a broad understanding of supply chain and its related sectors in logistics. The employer-endorsed content is up-to-date and relevant, reflecting the blend of technical, interpersonal and project skills needed by someone who is thinking about a career in this sector. This course covers the basic knowledge and technical skills, providing a good foundation for future career or progression to a more advanced work-related course. The pattern of attendance is usually four days per week. This course is ideal if you have not studied logistics before and would like to develop the skills required for a career in the industry. To help with theory content, extra lessons in the form of GCSE English and Mathematics will be available to give you further support. You will receive strong personal tutorial support. After successfully achieving this qualification, you could progress onto a L3 Study Programme.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

4 GCSE passes at grade 3 or higher

View the key features of this course.

Units to make up the completion of qualification. Mandatory Units: Introduction to modes of transportation in the logistics operations Sustainability in logistics and supply chain operations Warehouse operations within supply chain logistics Sample Units: Business communications Safety and wellbeing in a digital working environment Effective teamwork and leadership skills Introduction to exporting within supply chain logistics Introduction to importing within supply chain logistics Technology and automation in supply chain logistics Understand key terms for supply chain logistics Understand the provision of customer service within a logistics environment All units are subject to change and may be withdrawn

Understand how the course will be delivered.

If you are aged 16-18, you will join a Study Programme. All students will continue to improve their maths and English and if you don't have a grade 4 (C) at GCSE, we will work with you towards achieving that goal . Work experience will be part of your study programme . You will also get involved in activities to help you develop life skills and to build your confidence . Weekly timetables will include tutorial support which may comprise of full group activities or one to one sessions.

Find out what material you will need.

It is expected that students come prepared for all sessions, basic stationery is a must.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Units are internally and externally assessed through coursework and moderated. The coursework is graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded. Assignments will be presented in a variety of formats including presentation, role plays and written work.

Progression to Level 3 courses

Learners could progress into a variety of opportunities including:

Working roles such as:

Transport Planner
Supply Chain Manager
Port Worker
Apprenticeships - for example International Trade and Logistic or International Trade and/or Logistics Trainee Manager

Further studies - Level 3 in International Supply Logistics or similar courses.

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Name Northampton College
NN11 4HJ
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Phone 03001232344

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