Logistics Operations Management (QCF) (3439)

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2016
For those employed in the logistics sector who want to prove their competence in a supervisory or management role.

This qualification covers all the essential skills and knowledge needed to ensure that goods reach their destinations safely and efficiently, such as: supervising the receipt, storage or dispatch of goods, ensuring smooth international road transport operations and responding to problems in logistics operations.

The Logistics Operations Management qualification is part of the apprenticeship framework.
Ideal for those with little experience of the logistics sector who would like to develop their skills or for those with some experience in logistics operations looking to progress into supervision, team leading and management.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The Certificate in Logistics Operations includes units covering day -to-day skills and knowledge, and personal and career development including:

  • Health, safety and security
  • Improving performance
  • Providing team leadership.

You will learn on the job in the work environment.

Assessment will also take place in the workplace and will include a portfolio of evidence to meet the criteria of the qualification.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You work in logistics operations and have some skills and knowledge. You will work as part of a team covering duties such as picking & packing goods, monitor vehicle movements or identify suitable collection and delivery points.

Level 3
You are working in logistics operations and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard. You hope to progress into first-line management.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress into first-line management within logistics operations.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Centres currently offering the City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 in Logistics Operations (3292) are automatically approved to offer this qualification. For all other centres, please download and complete the qualification approval form and send it to your local City & Guilds office.

To find all the requirements for assessment and delivery, download the handbooks from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

Level 2

  • This level is ideal if you work in logistics operations and have some skills and knowledge. You work as part of a team covering duties such as picking & packing goods, monitor vehicle movements or identify suitable collection and delivery points.

To earn a qualification, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress into first-line management within logistics operations and in roles such as; 
  • Despatch
  • Post Room

Level 2 Logistics Operations (3439-06)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 2 Certificate in Logistics Operations

  • Accreditation No: 600/3160/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 20 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 92 - 106 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

This level is ideal if you work in logistics operations and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and meeting required standards. You hope to progress into first-line management.

To earn a qualification, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress into first-line management within logistics operations and in roles such as; 

  • Despatch
  • Post Room

Level 3 Certificate in Logistics Operations (3439-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 3 Certificate in Logistics Operations

  • Accreditation No: 501/2376/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 21 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 113 - 116 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

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