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Logistics and Distribution

Logistics and Distribution is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 1 year. Logistics and Distribution gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Logistics and Distribution at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.

Logistics and Distribution includes the sourcing, storage and transportation of both components and finished products, it is the study of the business functions that form the link between raw materials and products and their smooth flow to the market using supply chain operations.
All businesses depend on Logistics and Distribution to service both their own internal needs and those of their

With the onset of Brexit and the global transformation in online shopping and Freight forwarding, there is a recognised shortage of qualified personnel in this industry and this qualification will assist you in gaining employment in this sector. The knowledge gained in this course will prepare you for an entry level career, where you will be able to plan, implement and control efficiently and effectively the flow and storage of goods and services between the point of origin and the point of consumption to meet customer requirements. During this course you will study industry specific key areas such as: Warehousing, Freight Forwarding, Inventory Control, Supply Chain Operations and Purchasing.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Warehousing
• Inventory Control
• Logistics and Distribution Purchasing
• Freight Forwarding
• Communications
• Work Experience
• Spreadsheet Methods
• Word Processing
• Mathematics
• Supply Chain Operations

• Level 5 in Logistics and Distribution
• Manual Handling

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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date17/09/2024
Course End Date23/05/2025
Course Duration1 year
Course Timefull time
Entry RequirementsENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Carear PathGraduates of this course in Logistics and Distribution are qualified to apply for employment positions which may arise to work in purchasing administration and buying, supply chain analysis, warehouse administration and management, export/import industries, customer service and transport administration. Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one on a range of programmes in a variety of third level institutes around the country or can progress to the Level 6 Logistics Associate Apprenticeship which is industry based. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: Graduates from this course are eligible to apply through the CAO Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one on a range of programmes including: TU Dublin Aungier Street: TU907 Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Level 8, 4 Years) TUS Limerick: US775 Road Transport Technology and Management (Level 7, 3 Years) Logistics Institute apprenticeship Website:
Phone(01) 802 6577
Course Code5M2767
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