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Logistics and Distribution 3: Apprenticeship


  • Training Level
    Apprenticeship
  • Credential Granted
    • Apprenticeship
    • ITA Credential
  • Coordinator Contact
    apprentice@kpu.ca 604.598.6102

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Training Schedule

Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).

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This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:

Logistics and Distribution Person 3

ITA Source: 'Logistics and Distribution Person 3' profile.


Description

A "Logistics and Distribution Person 3" orders, stores, inventories and distributes materials used in various fields stored in a warehouse concept.

The program combines technical training and work-based training. It generally takes one year to complete.

The technical training is three weeks. This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.

The work-based training totals 1680 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 56 weeks of training.

Training Content

Training modules cover:

  • Fundamentals of Warehouse Business Management
  • Fundamentals of Purchasing Procedures
  • Fundamentals of Inventory Control Procedures
  • Fundamentals of Quality Management
  • Fundamentals of Workplace Supervisory Skills

Pre-requisites

Required

  • Logistics and Distribution 2 - Certificate of Qualification
  • a signed agreement from an employer to sponsor your apprenticeship

Related Occupations

Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:

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