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  • Start date:   August 2020
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5
  • Course Type:   Work Based Learning (SVQs)


This course allows candidates working in the industry to demonstrate job related skills in their particular area of work and expertise and has been designed in partnership with industry and SQA to ensure relevance to sector.

Start Date: Flexible
Days of Week: Flexible
Time: N/A

Upon successful completion, learners will gain an internationally recognised qualification, which guarantees that they have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out their role successfully.

This SVQ is suitable for:

  • Individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification
  • Employees who wish to obtain short, continuing professional development courses
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    What the course includes

    To attain the qualification candidates must complete 8 units in total. This comprises:

    • 3 mandatory units
    • 5 optional units

    You will cover units such as:

    • Health, safety and security in logistics operations
    • Maintaining working relationships with colleagues in logistics operations
    • Moving and handling goods in logistics operations

Why choose this course

This course can enhance your knowledge and help you to progress in your career.

This is a distance learning qualification delivered using online platforms, minimising any time learners would need to be away from their work and allows candidates to generate evidence based on the actual work they are carrying out.

You will be assigned a highly experienced assessor to work with you on an individual basis. This assessor will support you build a portfolio of evidence demonstrating your knowledge and competence in this sector

Entry requirements

Candidates must be in a work place where they are carrying out relevant tasks and responsibilities, which allow then to gather the required evidence.

No prior qualifications are required to undertake this qualification, although a minimum of six months experience in this sector is required.

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

  • Where it leads

    Education: SVQ in Warehousing, Storage and Distribution at SCQF level 6
    Employment: can enhance employment opportunities in a wide range of sectors and may help secure promotion


Please contact the Workforce Development department who will assess suitability of this qualification based on job role and experience at or by calling 01506 427938

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