Transport, Logistics & Distribution

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Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of logistics, transport and distribution environments and contexts and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

In this industry there are many employment opportunities. There are approx 89,000 people employed in the supply chain sector, with some 46,000 employed in freight transport, distribution and logistics (FTDL). 13,800 people work in warehousing and support activities in Ireland, with a further 16,000 jobs in supply chain and 17,400 in postal and courier activities.

On successful completion of this course you can progress to the Level 6 Logistics Associate Apprenticeship which is industry based or progress to a degree in Logistics in DIT or Carlow IT.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme.
  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

COURSE CONTENT

Title Award Awarding Body
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Spreadsheet Methods Spreadsheet Methods (5N1977) QQI
Work Practice Work Practice (5N1433) QQI
Statistics Statistics (5N2066) QQI
International Traded Practice International Trade Practice (5N2072) QQI
Inventory Control Inventory Control (5N2726) QQI
Warehousing Warehousing (5N2725) QQI
Freight Forwarding Freight Forwarding (5N2728) QQI
Purchasing Purchasing (5N2727) QQI

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning Outcomes 
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to work independently and under supervision in a range of logistics and distribution environments and contexts and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

Course Schedule

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