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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.
All our courses are assessed by assignment, not examination. Assignments can be undertaken at any time.
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.
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The CILT(UK) Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport offers a broad understanding of the principles, applications and concepts of logistics and transport industry. It gives Learners the opportunity to focus on an area of specialism to gain introductory knowledge of their professional sector.
To achieve this qualification Learners must complete two mandatory and two option 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.
- M2-L2 Introduction to Customer Service and Marketing
This unit introduces Learners to the main principles of customer service and marketing in a logistics and transport environment. Learners will study the customer processes with particular focus on retaining customers and developing effective relationships with them.
The unit comprises of the concept of the market, market segmentation and the importance of understanding customer requirements. Learners are also introduced to the concepts of developing a marketing plan, market research and the influence of the external environment on marketing.
- 2 Introduction to Warehousing and Inventory
This unit is designed to introduce Learners to the concept of warehousing and inventory and its place in a supply chain. The unit covers such topics as: storage and materials handling, warehousing principles and processes and managing inventory.
- O4-L2 Introduction to Purchasing
This unit introduces Learners to the concept of procurement. The process of procurement is having an increasing influence on the profitability and competitive advantage of organisations today and this unit emphasises the need to achieve a professional procurement function. The introduction to purchasing will examine the scope of purchasing; sourcing and contract law; progress monitoring; control and global sourcing.
Other optional units are available on request.
Who is this course for?
The CILT(UK) Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport is designed for new entrants to the logistics and transport sector and is suitable for front line and supervisory staff working in the industry.
Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport Learners may apply for Affiliate membership or a higher grade, if they possess the necessary qualifications and/or experience.
This is an open access qualification.
Learners can progress onto the CILT Level 3 Certificate in Logistics and Transport, the CILT Level 3 Award in Green Logistics or the Level 3 Award in Global Logistics.
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