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CILT Level 1 Award in Logistics and Transport

Online learning with assignments and full expert tutor support leading to globally renowned professional qualification.


The Business School

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Price
£249 inc VAT
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Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
100 hours
Access to content
12 months
Qualification
Level 1 Award in Logistics and Transport (VRQ)
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Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

This course is delivered via our well-established Virtual Learning Environment. All course content is fully available via the screen or for download and can be accessed anytime, anywhere so you can plan your own schedule.

Expert tutors are always on hand to support your learning, as well as technical advisors.

This course is assessed via an online quiz for each unit, and you will get an immediate grade. The quiz can be undertake numerous times.

Assessment activities have been developed by The Business School (UK) Ltd, and approved by CILT (UK). Each assessment brief gives information regarding exactly what needs to be covered and other supporting information such as word count and referencing guide.

CILT (UK) is the UK territorial body of CILT, which has a presence in more than 30 countries across the world. This network of members and contacts can connect all CILT members wherever they are in the world and constitutes the greatest resource of professional expertise within our areas of interest.

The CILT(UK) Awarding Organisation is regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual), Qualifications Wales and CCEA Regulation. This qualification is available on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and Qualifications in Wales (QiW) database and is delivered by The Business School (UK) Ltd, an approved CILT (UK) centre for the delivery of its qualifications.

Qualification

Level 1 Award in Logistics and Transport (VRQ)
Regulated by Ofqual

Resources

  • Briefing Document for Learners - download

Description

The CILT(UK) Level 1 Award in Logistics and Transport has been designed to offer an entry level overview and a basic insight into the logistics and transport industry. It also introduces Learners to different types of business communications, teaching them the skills to draw information from a variety of documents and equipping them for successful progression to other CILT(UK) qualifications.

To achieve this qualification Learners must complete three mandatory units:

  • M1-L2 Introduction to Logistics

This unit is designed to introduce Learners to the concept of logistics in its widest sense and to some of the general practices that are important in every part of the logistics working environment. Introduction to Logistics covers people in the working environment, sustainability and the environment and communications technology.

This unit is a Level 2 unit, and can be used as credit towards the CILT Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport.

  • M2-L1 Transport Distribution in Logistics

This unit introduces Learners to the vital role played by transport in every part of logistics. It also aims to show how distribution of goods is key to logistics success. The unit is made up of seven sections that cover the different transport modes, legal requirements, vehicles, passenger transport and transport infrastructure.

  • M3-L1 Introduction to Business Communications

This unit provides an introduction to a variety of business communications, including: letters, emails, reports and electronic presentations. The unit gives Learners the ability to distinguish between facts, opinions, anecdotes, ideas and examples, as well as providing the skills to understand when to use different communication types.

Who is this course for?

The CILT(UK) Level 1 Award in Logistics and Transport is ideally suited to anyone looking for a general overview of the logistics and transport industry. This is an entry-level qualification and is open access for all Learners.

Requirements

This is open access for all learners.

Career path

Learners can progress onto the Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport, and the Introduction to Logistics units acts as a credit for this qualification.

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