NVQ Training in Warehousing & Distribution The NVQ in Logistics is a work based qualification designed for people employed in a warehousing and distribution setting. The main objective of the award is to give employees an opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding of the logistics sector. Who is it for? NVQ level 2 The award has been designed to cover people who are: • Engaged in various sectors of the logistics industry who wish to have their competencies assessed for certification purposes. • New employees who have undergone some training and are now acquiring industry experience and wish to demonstrate their competencies for assessment purposes. • Other people in the sector who require a fundamental understanding of industry practices. Training Unit options for Warehousing & Distribution Level 2 You will undertake two mandatory units and three optional units from the table below. Mandatory Units Optional Units UNIT 201 UNIT 220 Receiving loads and supervising goods Contribute to effective working relationships UNIT 221 Placing goods in storage UNIT 219 Contribute to health, UNIT 222 Assemble orders for dispatch safety and security in the workplace UNIT 223 Maintain the safety and quality of goods UNIT 224 Maintain hygiene standards in handling and storing goods Additional Units UNIT 210 Operate specialised plant and machinery to performance requirements UNIT 211 Lift, transfer and position loads Derek Fernley, Support Operator & Truck Driver Shop Direct Group, Middleton Site When I came here I just thought I was here to work (just do my bit). Now I un- derstand that I am part of a chain, so I always think of my co-workers. They are important to me and I like to think that I am important to them. Only together can we deliver the quality to our customer. This is my first recognised qualification and I feel proud that I have got it, better than that I have earned it, even at my age! Who is it for? NVQ level 3 The level 3 qualification has been designed for: The NVQ Level 3 in storage and warehouse is made up of 7 units. • Employees intending to get involved with continuous Candidates take 6 mandatory units improvement at team leader/first line manager level. and choose 1 optional unit. Additional units are also available. • Employees who may already have achieved an NVQ Level 2 and are now in a position where they could demonstrate competencies against the additional units at level 3. Level 3 is a stand alone programme. Candidates do not need to have completed level 2 training as a prerequisite. Training Unit Options for Warehousing & Distribution Level 3 You will undertake six mandatory units and one optional unit from the table below. Mandatory Units Optional Units UNIT 310 UNIT 313 Maintain the quality of external services Contribute to a safe and healthy working environment. UNIT 308 Lead the work of teams and individuals. UNIT 203 Contribute to the provision of customer Additional Units services. UNIT 306 Contribute to the selection of personnel for activities. UNIT 303 Manage yourself UNIT 307 Contribute to the development of teams and individuals. UNIT 304 UNIT 309 Respond to poor performance in your team. Create effective working relationships UNIT 311 Paul Partridge, Employee Trainer Manage the receipt, Shop Direct Group, Middleton Site storage and dispatch of goods. This NVQ has made me realise that even though I have responsibilities as a trainer, I always think about the next person, the next task and how to UNIT 312 get it right first time. I feel different now when I train people and can understand the business Audit stock levels and more and explain why we need to do things the stock records way we do. I was happy with the way the Asses- sor trained me, and earning this NVQ has given me brain food, and now I want to do more things for the company and be looked upon as a key player. No holding back now. NVQ in Warehousing & Distribution Benefits of the Qualifications Warehousing and Distribution NVQs benefit both employers and employees in a variety of ways. For employers the qualification can: • Improve business performance and help win contracts • Maximise company profits and revenues • Reduce costs, variation and waste • Assist with recruitment and staff retention • Boost employee morale and motivation • Demonstrate the quality of the workforce to existing and potential customers • Help reduce workplace accidents For employees the qualification can: • Provide evidence of ability to do a particular job • Help improve career development/ promotion chances • Give a sense of achievement • Be gained on the job • Be completed at a time and place to suit This qualification could be free under Train to Gain. Want to know more? Call the Business College on: 0161 908 6600 Mincom: 0161 908 6610 Text: 07797 803 702 Email: email@example.com www.tamesidebusinesscollege.co.uk The College warmly welcomes applications from all members of the community. Our aim is to provide an environment that supports and enables students with disabilities.
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