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Logistics & Transport Level 1 Award at Havering College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

Whether you want to use the latest satnav technology, work your way around the world or take charge of millions of pounds worth of big-name products, logistics offers it all.

Our ground-breaking course in logistics also includes a business qualification. This is the ideal choice if you like co-ordinating projects and working under pressure to tight schedules.

Course content

You will study:

Business, logistics and supply chain management - Chartered Institute of Transport & Logistics Level 1 (Award) and 2 (Certificate) as well as Business BTEC Level 2.

As well as discovering transport, freight forwarding and warehousing in the classroom, our links with freight forwarders and other operators, such as the Port of Tilbury and DP London Gateway Port will give you the opportunity to see how these services operate.

You will also undertake 30 hours of work experience with local logistics companies.

Entry requirements

You need to show us that you are interested in logistics and that you have the desire to succeed.

Assessment

Assessments will be through portfolio based assignments and examination.

You will study Functional Skills or GCSEs in English and maths as part of the course, if you do not already have a grade C or above.

Future opportunities

There are lots of progression options open to you. You have the opportunity to continue with your studies through to Level 3 and 4 and then onto a BA or Masters Degree in Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

You could also move onto an Advanced or Higher Apprenticeship, or even begin your career in logistics operations, warehousing and storage, supply chain management, traffic planning, management in the haulage sector, driving goods vehicles, shipping or aviation related professions.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Havering College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 18 April 2016

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    • Ardleigh Green Campus

      Ardleigh Green Road, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 2LL

      The Ardleigh Green campus is host to a large number of facilities such as:

      - The Academy of Arts and Science

      - The Centre for Creative Arts

      - The Space performing arts facility

      - Cisco and Microsoft IT Pro Academy

      - L’Oreal Flagship Hairdressing salons

      - The Retreat graduate beauty salon

      - Stepping Stones Day Nursery

      - Dedicated motor vehicle workshops

      Ardleigh Green is located between the towns of Hornchurch and Romford, with direct rail/tube links to Essex and London. Romford is a hub of entertainment containing the historic Romford Market, large shopping centres, cinemas, sports and recreational facilities.

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      At our Ardleigh Green campus you will gain the professional and vocational skills you need to stand out in the competitive world of work. The involvement of industry leaders means that our courses contain the most relevant and up-to-date information. Our facilities in the creative and performing arts are exceptional and give you a perfect springboard into careers where your own imagination and drive are the deciding factors.