Logistics and Transport Award 2 at The Manchester College
Logistics is about moving and storing things (including people) around the UK and the rest of the world. Look around you – virtually EVERYTHING you see has been handled by the logistics industry whether it’s the chair you are sitting on; the clothes you are wearing or the food you ate for breakfast today – it has all been moved it at some point.Think about the last music festival you went to, how did the food, drinks, stage, toilets and even the artists get there? All by the Logistics industry!Logistics is not just trucks, it includes trains, buses, aeroplanes, ships and warehousing. It is a diverse and exciting industry which rewards people who can work in a fast paced environment.You will may have heard of companies such as UPS, Eddie Stobart, TNT, Royal Mail and DHL but there are 196,000 logistics companies operating in the UK alone, it is an industry which employs 1 in 12 people!As part of the level 2 programme if you will complete your theory driving test and hazard perception test and if you progress onto a level 3 programme you will complete your practical driving test with us (subject to eligibility).• Customer servicing & Marketing• Freight Transport Services• Warehousing and Inventory• PurchasingThe course includes visits to some of the largest logistics hubs in the UK which will give you an overview of the logistics industry
• An interest in working in one of the most rewarding industries in the UK• We will ask you to pass some basic English and maths tests at interview before offering you a place on the course
• Your study will involve classroom sessions and practical sessions in a simulated working environment• You will also visit some of the largest logistics hubs in the UK
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.
• Level 3 Certificate in logistics and transport• Level 3 Certificate in global logistics• Level 3 Certificate in green logisticsMany students go on to work within the logistics industry either within road, rail, passenger or air transport, some of the roles are;• Driver (Trucks, trains, buses, vans…)• Warehouse operator or fork lift truck driver• Transport Planner• Accounts Assistant• Accountant• Customer Services• Marketing• Operations Management• Human Resources, Payroll• Vehicle cleaning and mechanics• Information Technology.
How to apply
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