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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 Manufacturing and Production 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 Manufacturing and Production.
As well as this, you’ll be awarded an industry recognised qualification, Level 3 in Manufacturing and Production from SFEDI Awards
WHAT IS THIS QUALIFICATION EQUIVALENT TO?
The IoSCM Level 3 in Manufacturing, Production and Operations is comparable to a Masters degree.
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:
Assessment Based Study
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.
Level 3 Award in Manufacturing, Production Planning and Control
Manufacturing and Production
- Organising production
- Level of Demand
- Sales forecasting
- Production planning
- Planning using Buffer Stocks
- Productivity, Automated production techniques
- Quantity of Inputs
- Materials Development
- Analysis tools
- Range of Businesst
- Business Functions and Departments
- Quality Management Systems
Production Planning and Control
- Production Planning
- Business Plan
- Manufacturing capacity
- Product Planning Control and Flow
- Components of a MRP System
- Components of an ERP System
- Implementation of MRP & ERP Systems
- Business implementation
- Lean techniques
- Lean principles
- Eight Deadly Wastes
- External Factors
- Internal Factors
Improving Team Performance
- Team Development
- Effective characteristics
- Issues encountered
- Team building
- Team evaluation
Environmental Issues in Manufacturing
- Environmental issues in manufacturing
- The factors that influence environmental issues in manufacturing
- The importance of organisational infrastructure requirements for environmental issues in manufacturing
Business Improvement Techniques
- The need and application of business improvement
- Improvement Activities
- Improvement Activities Resources
- Warehouse Departments
- Bridge Between Supply and Demand
- Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
- Types of Warehouses
- Warehouse Location Factors
Transport Planning Operations
- Role of Transport
- Principles of Transport Planning
- Legislation & Regulations
- Health & Safety measures
- Transport Equipment
Supply Chain Operations
- The Supply Chain
- Supply Chain Components
- Integrated systems
- Organisations involved in the purchasing role
- External factors
- Sourcing suppliers
Ports and Shipping
- Types of Ports
- Port functions
- Seaport connection and transhipment
- Maritime network considerations
- Port considerations
- Logistical requirements of a supply chain
- Customer needs
- Optimise use of logistics
- Modes of transport
- Technology, Information & communication technology
- Purpose of Inventory
- Inventory Control Process
- Alternatives to holding Inventory
- Role of freight
- Route Plan
- External influences
Who is this course for?
As with most supply chain sectors, the roles and responsibilities of those in a Manufacturing, Production and Operations position can be varied. IoSCM’s Manufacturing and Production Academy enables those in industry to develop their skills through bespoke distance learning courses.
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.
This course is designed to give students an understanding of the manufacturing industry allowing them to further their knowledge and progress within their role.
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