Cost €450

inc. Govt Charge

Transport, Distribution & Logistics (Pre Apprenticeship)

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TRANSPORT, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS (PRE APPRENTICESHIP or PRE DEGREE)

NEW COURSE for 2018 in Transport, Distribution & Logistics (Pre Apprenticeship)

QUALIFICATION/CERTIFICATION
QQI Level 5 Award in Logistics and Distribution 5M2767                   Duration: 1 year
Safe Pass
Manual Handling

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 Practice
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Statistics
  • International Trade Practice
  • SafePass
  • Manual Handling

Please note the components listed above may vary occasionally

HOW WILL I LEARN?

You will have a mixture of classroom-based subjects, mandatory work placement and independent study. You will be expected to complete assignments throughout the year.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

A full Award is granted on passing the relevant eight components. You will be assessed throughout and at the end of the year (Continuous Assessment). On successful completion of each component, you will be awarded a Pass, a Merit or a Distinction grade.

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 the Supply Chain? Do you want to understand how goods flow from point of manufacture to the consumer? Are you curious? Are you interested in planning, organisation & prioritisation?

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

CAREER/PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

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.
Students may progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme.  This award links with  DIT Logistics & Supply Chain Management Degree.   Click this course code 5M2767 to see the list of other Third Level courses this Award links with. You can also select “any award” in the same search box and this will return all courses open to students who have successfully completed a QQI Level 5 course.

 

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