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IoSCM Level 3 Import & Export Qualification

Part of the Supply Chain & Operations


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£690 inc VAT
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Study method
Distance learning, self-paced
Duration
6 Months
Qualification
Level 3 Award in Import and Export
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Overview

The Institute of Supply Chain Management (IoSCM) is the leading institute for supply chain qualifications, available at award (price listed), certificate, diploma and extended diploma.

Their courses are delivered via online learning, supported by their team of industry experts with experience across all areas of the supply chain.

IoSCM offers a unique learning method, which is adaptable around your experiences, goals and what you would like to achieve. The courses are 100% adapted to suit the individual; you select your units, hours of study and how your assessed – use your knowledge, evidence from your working role or past qualifications.

About IoSCM and their course

Guarantee success in your industry with the Institute of Supply Chain Management. We offer every student much more than just a qualification; we provide the opportunity to grow, learn and progress as a professional with our unrivalled support network.

You can custom build the IoSCM Level 3 Import and Export qualification in order to meet your career ambitions, future job specification or accredit your current skill set.

This qualification is industry recognised across the globe. All IoSCM qualifications are designed and developed by industry experts to provide first class study materials

WHAT WILL I RECEIVE?

Through completion of this IoSCM Level 3 qualification, you’ll receive an internationally recognised certification from IoSCM in Import and Export.

As well as this, you’ll be awarded an industry recognised qualification, Level 3 in Import and Export from SFEDI Awards

WHAT IS THIS QUALIFICATION EQUIVALENT TO?

The IoSCM Level 3 in Import and Export is comparable to a HNC.

The Level 3 is recognised and much sought after by employers and businesses. It gives you realistic, industry-specific knowledge and skills that is entirely tailored to you and the sector, giving you the best chance of gaining employment across the supply chain.

You can study around your current commitments and still save time and money in comparison to a full time or classroom based course, as you can study at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. If you’d like to find out how an IoSCM qualification can be significantly beneficial to your career, give our expert Course Advisors a call today.

The Level 3 courses are available as:

  • Award
  • Certificate
  • Diploma

Assessment Based Study

No exams.

Use the knowledge you’ve developed through studying with IoSCM or other professional bodies, submit evidence of prior/current experience or learn through IoSCM expert course material and submit assignments to achieve your qualification.

Qualification

Level 3 Award in Import and Export

Description

Core Units

Ports and Shipping

  • Types of Ports
  • Port functions
  • Seaport connection and transhipping
  • Maritime network considerations
  • Port considerations
  • External factors
  • Infrastructural requirements
  • Challenges

Freight

  • Role of freight
  • Transport
  • Route Plan
  • External influences
  • Legislative
  • Freight performance

Business

  • Range of Business
  • Business Functions and Departments
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Communication
  • Legislation
  • Marketing

Optional Units

Secure Cargo

  • Legal responsibilities
  • Air Freight
  • Container Transport
  • Lashing

Freight Forwarding

  • Role of freight
  • Transport
  • Route Plan
  • External influences
  • Legislative

Customs

  • Customs and Excise:
  • Terms
  • Compulsory stops
  • Clearing goods

Warehousing Operations

  • Warehouse Departments
  • Bridge Between Supply and Demand
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Types of Warehouses
  • Warehouse Location Factors

Transport Planning Operations

  • Role of Transport
  • Transport
  • Principles of Transport Planning
  • Legislation & Regulations
  • Health & Safety measures

Supply Chain Operation

  • The Supply Chain
  • Relationships
  • Supply Chain Components
  • Logistics
  • Integrated systems

Purchasing Processes

  • Organisations involved in the purchasing role
  • Relationships
  • Markets
  • External factors
  • Purchasing

Manufacturing and Production

  • Organising production
  • Level of Demand
  • Competitors
  • Sales forecasting
  • Production planning

Logistics

  • Logistics services
  • Aim of logistics
  • Transport
  • Policies and influence
  • Organisational requirements

Inventory Processes

  • Inventory
  • Purpose of Inventory
  • Inventory Control Process
  • Alternatives to holding Inventory
  • Stock

Business Improvement Techniques

  • The need and application of business improvement
  • Improvement Activities
  • Improvement Activities Resources
  • Communication

Who is this course for?

As with most supply chain sectors, the roles and responsibilities of those in an Import and Export position can be varied. IoSCM’s Import and Export Academy enables those in industry to develop their skills through bespoke distance learning courses

Requirements

There are no previous requirements needed to study this course and IoSCM will evaluate whether this is the right course for you, ensuring you don’t waste valuable time and resources studying the wrong course.

Career path

This course is designed to give students an understanding of the import and export industry allowing them to further their knowledge and progress within their role.

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