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NEW Business – Logistics & Distribution (Traineeship) Level 5

Course Code BLC

NFQ Level 5

Duration 1 Year

QQI Code 5M2767

Award QQI Level 5 Certificate in Logistics and Distribution; SOLAS Safe Handling Pass; Manual Handling; First Aid; NETSTOCK Inventory Software Certificate

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Course Overview

This course introduces the student to logistics and distribution and the management of the flow of goods in a business environment using supply chain operations. It will enable the student to develop an understanding of the movement and storage of goods from the point of ordering raw materials to the point of sale.

Course Content

  • Warehousing
  • Inventory Control
  • Purchasing
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Maths (Optional)
  • Communications
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Work Experience
  • Supply Chain Operations

Entry Requirements

  • Five O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate/LCVP or a merit in Leaving Certificate Applied, or a relevant QQI level 4 Certificate. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+).

Progression

  • Graduates with a merit profile may apply for entry to the BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business (BHND) at BCFE.
  • Graduates of this course may also apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to higher and advanced certificate and degree programmes at national Institutes of Technology, Technological Universities and Universities, for courses such as: Logistics and Supply Chain Management (TUD) or Road Transport Technology and Management (LIT). (Applicants should confirm linked awards and eligibility requirements with the relevant Higher Education)

Business – Logistics & Distribution (Traineeship) Level 5
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