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SUPPLY CHAIN PRACTITIONER

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Effective and dynamic supply chains are particularly important in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors. Supply Chain Practitioners will work in one or more supply chain functions. Typical duties could include forecasting customer demand, liaising with the factories schedule production, processing orders and working with hauliers and Distribution Centres.


Practitioners have a comprehensive understanding of the entire supply chain, are responsible for their impact on each function and strive to deliver the best value for their business and customer.

COURSE OVERVIEW

21 MONTHS

FUNDING

£15,000

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Employers will set their own criteria, but typically an entrant to this apprenticeship will already have achieved a minimum of Level 2 in English and maths.

KNOWLEDGE:

Critical supply chain key performance indicators

Key legislation, policies and procedures that influence the supply chain

The characteristics and specific needs of different customer groups

Information technology (IT) systems for the supply chain

COURSE OUTCOMES

SKILLS:

Prioritise the flow of FMCG products or services based on evolving and changing information

Lead and participate in everyday problem solving

Lead the creation/development of Standard Operating Procedure

BEHAVIOURS:

Safe working

Responsiveness to change

Pride in work

Acts in alignment with the business vision and values

Builds good relationships with others

Tenacious approach to problem solving

ASSESSMENT

As part of your qualification, you will complete an End-Point Assessment (EPA). In short, this assessment will help you to showcase the skills, knowledge and behaviours you have developed through the programme. It will consist of:

  • Practical Assessment

  • Multiple Choice Test

  • Interview

For the final grade, you can achieve either a Pass or Distinction.

PROGRESSION

Once qualified, learners will be able to progress into management or specialist roles in business or logistics analysis and consulting.

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