Apprenticeship Standard – L3 Supply Chain Practitioner

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Apprenticeship Standard – L3 Supply Chain Practitioner

Start: Available throughout the year.

How is it taught

On and off the job in the workplace

What else do I need to know?


Regular intakes throughout the year, monthly

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Managers and directors in transport and distribution

Managers and directors in transport and distribution plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for the safe, efficient and economic movement of passengers and freight by road, rail, sea and air transport.

Key Responsibilities

  • Arranges for maintenance of airport runways and buildings, liaises with fuel and catering crews to ensure adequate supplies and resolves any complaints and problems raised by airport users.
  • Supervises day-to-day activities in a railway station.
  • Ensures that harbour channels and berths are maintained and liaises with ship owners, crew, customs officials, dock and harbour staff to arrange entry, berthing and servicing of ships.
  • Ensures that regulations regarding hours of work, the licensing of crews and transport equipment, the operational safety and efficiency of equipment, the insurance of vehicles and other statutory regulations are complied with.
  • Directs the movement, handling and storage of freight in transit, and reviews space utilisation, staffing and distribution expenditure to determine future distribution policies.
  • Examines traffic reports, load patterns, traffic receipts and other data and revises transport services or freight rates accordingly.
  • Plans the optimum utilisation of staff and operating equipment, and co-ordinates maintenance activities to ensure least possible disruption to services.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£27,893

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 1,460
2019 1,458
2020 1,457

ANNUAL SALARY

£16,910 10%
£21,174 25%
£27,893 50%
£37,523 75%
£52,125 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

61 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 2.58%
25-34 15.38%
35-44 26.22%
45-54 35.5%
55-64 17.47%
65+ 2.82%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 5.65%
Level 1 11.15%
Level 2 25.74%
Level 3 26.62%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 10.84%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 16.4%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 3.03%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.56%

Managers and directors in storage and warehousing

Managers and directors in storage and warehousing plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for the safe and efficient receipt, storage and warehousing of goods and for the maintenance of stocks at an optimal level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Decides on storage conditions for particular items, allocates warehouse space and arranges for regular stock inspections to detect deterioration or damage.
  • Prepares reports on expenditure and advises on materials and parts standardisation, future stores and stock control policies.
  • Advises purchasing department on type, quality and quantity of goods required and dates by which they must be available.
  • Reviews, develops and implements stock control, handling and distribution policies to maximise use of space, money, labour and other resources.
  • Liaises with production, maintenance, sales and other departments to determine the materials and other items required for current and future production schedules and sales commitments.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£30,389

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 1,716
2019 1,738
2020 1,754

ANNUAL SALARY

£18,616 10%
£22,984 25%
£30,389 50%
£40,290 75%
£53,726 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

80 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 5.1%
25-34 24.86%
35-44 23.65%
45-54 32.9%
55-64 11.48%
65+ 1.98%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 6.31%
Level 1 12.76%
Level 2 28.25%
Level 3 21.87%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 7.69%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 17.94%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 5.17%

Stock control clerks and assistants

Stock control clerks and assistants receive orders from customers, prepare requisitions or despatch documents for ordered goods, maintain and update records, files and other correspondence in relation to the storage and despatch of goods.

Key Responsibilities

  • Adjusts stock records as orders are received, reports on damaged stock and prepares requisitions to replenish damaged stock.
  • Checks requisitions against stock records and forwards to issuing department.
  • Prepares requisitions, consignments and other despatch documents.
  • Receives enquiries and orders from customers, and quotes prices, discounts, delivery dates and other relevant information.
  • Allocates appropriate storage space in accordance with stock control and space utilisation policies.
  • Receives and checks in deliveries from suppliers or completed stock to be despatched to customers.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£21,278

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 1,745
2019 1,757
2020 1,767

ANNUAL SALARY

£16,432 10%
£18,242 25%
£21,278 50%
£26,062 75%
£32,739 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

83 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 16.52%
25-34 25.27%
35-44 24.32%
45-54 18.96%
55-64 12.57%
65+ 2.32%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 5.59%
Level 1 10.06%
Level 2 25.95%
Level 3 28.24%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 7.85%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 19.43%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 2.87%

Transport and distribution clerks and assistants

Workers in this unit group perform various clerical functions relating to the transport and distribution of goods and freight.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains records regarding the movement and location of freight, containers and staff.
  • Obtains customs clearance and processes import and export documentation necessary for the movement of goods between countries.
  • Monitors tachograph readings and maintains records of hours worked and distance travelled by drivers.
  • Formulates delivery loads, vehicle schedules and routes to be followed by delivery staff.
  • Processes customer orders and forwards requisition documentation to storage and distribution personnel.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£24,814

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 1,245
2019 1,255
2020 1,262

ANNUAL SALARY

£18,429 10%
£21,070 25%
£24,814 50%
£29,910 75%
£36,982 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

60 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 10.56%
25-34 24.94%
35-44 25.51%
45-54 24.82%
55-64 13.52%
65+ 0.62%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 3.4%
Level 1 10.93%
Level 2 25.97%
Level 3 25.92%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 8%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 24.53%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 1.03%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.2%

Elementary storage occupations

Workers in this unit group supply berthed ships with water, oil and petroleum, load and unload cargo from ships, boats and barges, convey household and office furniture, goods, equipment or other items in or near warehouses, depots, slaughterhouses, etc., prepare requisitions or despatch documents of stocks held, accompany drivers of road vehicles, and perform other elementary goods handling and storage related tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accompanies driver on journey and assists with manoeuvres and to load and unload vehicle.
  • Retrieves stored items as listed on order sheets, makes up orders against requisitions and prepares goods for despatch.
  • Undertakes the loading and unloading of goods and conveys goods about storage area.
  • Packs furniture and household goods into crates and cartons for storage.
  • Loads and unloads goods from removal vans or delivery vehicles either by hand or using trolleys and lift trucks.
  • Removes grappling attachment from cargo and stows cargo in hold or loads cargo on to transport or into warehouses.
  • Attaches winch or crane hooks, slings, ropes or clamps to load, signals to crane driver to commence lifting, visually checks that load is balanced and ensures that route is clear for movement.
  • Arranges cargo on quayside or in hold for loading or unloading and selects appropriate hook, chain, rope, sling or other grappling attachment.
  • Attaches hoses to ship.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£18,699

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 13,160
2019 13,375
2020 13,546

ANNUAL SALARY

£15,142 10%
£15,995 25%
£18,699 50%
£22,859 75%
£28,267 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

683 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 18.2%
25-34 26.41%
35-44 20.11%
45-54 21.6%
55-64 11.83%
65+ 1.82%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 13.33%
Level 1 23.61%
Level 2 29.38%
Level 3 22.15%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 4.56%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 6.77%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 0.15%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.05%
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