This apprenticeship is for those who are interested in pursuing a career in logistics
Logistics is the management of the flow of resources between the point they enter the business and the point where they leave.
Efficiency is vital for any business as it helps to reduce costs and increase profits; an apprentice will learn the skills required to help keep business operating at peak efficiency.Apprenticeship Information
A Level 3 apprenticeship in Logistics Operations is worth 21 credits.
The apprenticeship involves between 113 and 116 guided learning hours.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, if learners do not already have the Level 2 warehouse and storage apprenticeship qualification they should consider pursuing it first as it will significantly improve their chances of successfully completing this apprenticeship.
What can Apprentices do with this Apprenticeship?
Advanced Apprenticeships in any of the following:
- Logistics Operations Advanced Apprenticeship
- Driving Goods Vehicles Advanced Apprenticeship
- A job as a Warehouse Operations Team Leader, Lead Driver or with further development and training e.g. in-house/external development programme (CPD)
- Accredited or non accredited into the following jobs at level 3:
- Warehouse Manager
- Transport Manager
After further training and development other options might include:
- Foundation degree in logistics transport planning
- Logistics operations and administration.
What do the jobs at Level 3 involve?
At Level 3 of this qualification apprentices will likely have one of two job roles:
- Senior warehouse person
- Team leader
These roles involve the following:
- Regular warehouse operational activities
- Delegating responsibility
- Overseeing the correct selection and packing of customer’s orders
- Ensuring tasks are completed in time
Working as the Senior Member or Team Leader of the team, in addition to their normal warehouse operation activities, they will also have delegated responsibility for overseeing the correct selection and packing of customer orders, ensuring their team complete these tasks on time ready for despatch.
What will an apprentice learn on this apprenticeship?
Like all apprenticeships this one contains; a knowledge based element, a competence based element, Skills (ITC, English and Maths) a module on Employment Rights and Responsibilities, and a module on Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).
The knowledge based element of this apprenticeship will take the apprentice through the advanced aspects of logistics, learning how to help keep a business running in the best possible way.
The competency part of this qualification will see the apprentice working in logistics as they gain first-hand experience within their role in the workplace.
The skills part of this qualification will bring ITC, English and Maths skills up to the necessary level needed to carry out the role.
Finally the Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) part of the course will teach the apprentice generic skills which will be helpful in day to day life.