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Logistics Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at City College Plymouth

Course description

The ultimate goal of any logistics operation is to move a product from supplier to customer – this path is called the supply chain, and it needs to keep moving in order for goods to arrive at the right place, at the right time. Logistics managers play an important role in all of this, liaising with a range of people including suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers. On the Advanced Apprenticeship, you’ll hold a management role for a logistics company. As an apprentice, your duties may involve transportation, stock control, warehousing, and/or monitoring the flow of goods and materials. You’ll be responsible for the day-to-day running of things and making sure that quality, cost and efficiency of the supply chain meets standards. You’ll learn a range of skills, which could include monitoring stock and keep records; managing the receipt, storage or dispatch of goods; developing relationships with customers and suppliers; and providing leadership for your team. 

Course content

The Advanced Apprenticeship Framework will include:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations, Level 3 in Engineering Production
  • Functional Skills for maths, English and ICT level 2 - completed at College
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) - completed at work alongside the NVQ3
  • Employement Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) - completed at work and at College.

Entry requirements

Acceptance on this Apprenticeship will be through completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship and/or a recommendation from the College. 


Assessment is continuous, both on and off the job.

Future opportunities

On successful completion, you may progress to higher level courses offered at the College. You could also progress to employment opportunities in a vast range of organisations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City College Plymouth directly.

Last updated date: 26 February 2016

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