Course Description

Logistics and Distribution

Dunboyne College of Further Education

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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Course Code 5M2767
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Business, Transport & Logistics
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Course Start Date 17th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration 1 year
Course Times full time
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements ENTRY 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
Career Path Graduates 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:
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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