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 WAREHOUSING & LOGISTICS 

APPRENTICESHIPS

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LEVEL 3
 SUPPLY CHAIN PRACTITIONER 

Start date: Flexible

Typical duration: 24 months

 

We've designed this Apprenticeship to ensure individuals gain all the skills needed to become competent and confident Supply Chain practitioners. We can offer this as a starting point for an existing staff member or as progression following our Supply Chain & Warehouse Operative apprenticeship programme.

At this level we first work with you to understand how your business operates and we focus on developing skills in; forecasting demand, working with hauliers and logistics partners, scheduling and rota planning, liaising with suppliers, analysing stock data and managing stock control levels.

Throughout the course, we support; improving operational performance, resolving problems in supply chain practice, implement and usage of management systems, promoting of health & safety standards and principles of procurement.

Apprentices develop core skills, including using continuous improvement techniques, leading on the creation of Standard Operating Procedures, analysing and interpreting data, using IT systems and completing supply chain documentation.

 

We design training that meets your needs, tailoring our approach by using both virtual and on-site delivery and minimises downtime.

MONTH 1

Characteristics and processes within Fast Moving Consumer Goods

(FMCG)

MONTH 2

Safe working, ensuring safety of self and others

MONTH 3

Key legislation and policies that influence supply chain

MONTH 4

Order capture and management

MONTH 5

Working relationships and business vision

MONTH 6

Communication and managing stakeholders

MONTH 7

Specific needs of different customer groups

MONTH 8

Capacity, planning, key drivers and product lifestyle

MONTH 9

Logistics, procurement and strategic decision making

MONTH 10

Managing continuous improvement

MONTH 11

Develop and manage a project plan

MONTH 12

Forecasting, the levers and influencers of demand

MONTH 13

Prioritising the flow of FMCG products including audits

MONTH 14

Supply chain key performance indicators

MONTH 15

Identifying, managing and escalating risks

MONTH 16

Lead and participate in problem solving

MONTH 17

Ensuring agile and flexible supply chains

MONTH 18

Supply chain systems and business planning

MONTH 19

Analysing data to identify trends and themes

MONTH 20

EPA preparation and Gateway

MONTHS 21-24

END-POINT ASSESSMENT

Practical observation, work-based project, interview, professional discussion