Employing over 28,000 people in the region, the Transport and Logistics sector is a priority sector for D2N2, our Local Enterprise Partnership, as well as a key employer.
The sector provides the means to export/import goods and services as well as transportation locally, regionally and nationally. Another key factor for the priority placed on the transport and logistics sector in this area is East Midlands Airport, the UK’s busiest pure cargo airport and second only to Heathrow in the volume it handles.
This Level 1 certificated course has been designed to introduce you to this vital sector to give you an insight into and increased awareness of its daily operations and to increase your opportunities to secure employment in this field.
You just need an interest in securing employment in the Transport and Logistics sector.
The qualification for this course is the AIM Awards Level 1 Extended Award in Skills for Working in Transport and Logistics Industries.
It comprises four units that must be completed to achieve the award:
Assessment will be through a range of activities including:
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Completion of this course will give you a vital insight into the Transport and Logistics sector and support your application and interview process in gaining employment with a local/regional employer.
Banger racing enthusiast Jamie Rushton has enjoyed tinkering with cars for as long as he can remember. So, when a Derby College motor vehicle apprenticeship came up at A&M Motors in Church Gresley, he seized the opportunity.
As the firm’s first apprentice, his progress has been so impressive that he is set to be taken on permanently when his training programme finishes in 2015.
Jamie appreciates the support he receives from his College tutors and assessors. He also enjoys his day release experience at The Garage, our commercial facility.
The apprenticeship links in perfectly with Jamie’s favourite past time of banger racing. He takes part in racing events all over the country.
I’m in the right job: I’ve always wanted to be around cars and I know I always will. I’ve carried out some quite demanding jobs since I started my apprenticeship. We also get the chance to learn different things at College and to talk to each other about what we’ve been doing at work.