Course Details

  • If you aspire to work in the fast-paced logistics and transport industry, this course offers an entry-level overview and insight into the sector. On the course, you will develop an understanding of the different types of written communications and learn how to pull information from a variety of documents, which are essential skills to excel in any logistical environment.

    The course will cover the following areas:
    • Introduction to Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution in Logistics
    • Introduction to Business Communications
    • Introduction to IT in Transport and Logistics Operations
    • Operating Within a Supply Chain
    • Planning a Delivery Schedule: The Fundamentals
    • Environmental Impact of Transport and Logistic Operations
    • Presentation Skills
    • Spreadsheet Software Skills

  • There are no formal entry requirements, however, students are required to have a determination and willingness to take part.

  • This course is assessed through a portfolio of evidence and practical activities.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification, you can progress on to the Level 2 Logistics and Transport.

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  • If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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