Cost €450

inc. Govt Charge

Transport, Distribution & Logistics

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TRANSPORT, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS (PRE APPRENTICESHIP COURSE)

NEW COURSE for 2018 in Transport, Distribution & Logistics (Pre Apprenticeship Course)
QQI Level 5 Award in Transport, Distribution and Logistics 5M2767                   Duration: 1 year

Note: This course costs €250 if you are exempt from €200 Government Charge

What WILL I STUDY?

  • Warehousing
  • Inventory Control
  • Purchasing
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Statistics
  • International Trade

Please note the components listed above may vary occasionally

WHAT WE WOULD LIKE FROM YOU!

Have you ever wondered how far your mobile phone or pair of trainers has travelled? Ever bought anything online? At any one time millions of tonnes of goods are on the move around the world. Logistics is a dynamic subject!

Are you interested in supply & demand? Do you want to understand how goods or services flow from origin to consumer? Are you curious? Are you interested in planning, organization & prioritisation?

This course will appeal to those who are interested in real business operations: Inventory; Distribution; Transportation and Logistics.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

There are about 89,000 people employed in this 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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Any student over 16 years seeking entry to this programme does not need a previous formal qualification.  However, the student must demonstrate at interview the capacity to successfully participate on this programme. Applicants must have attained a Pass grade in Leaving Cert Ordinary Level Maths or equivalent

  • Students who have/are taking LCA or Leaving Certificate Foundation Maths must sit a short Maths test in Killester College as part of the Application process.
  • Students  who may not have formal academic requirements but who have the ability to successfully participate on the course will be considered. (RPL Recognition of Prior Learning)
  • Mature students (over 21 years) may be entitled to VTOS funding

Enquiries: roisin.osullivan@killestercollege.ie