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The new CILT(UK) Level 1 Award in Logistics and Transport has been designed to offer an entry-level overview and a basic insight into the logistics and transport industry. It also introduces learners to different types of written communications, teaching them the skills to draw information from a variety of documents and equipping them for progression to other CILT(UK) qualifications.

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The qualification comprises three mandatory units:

Introduction to Logistics

This unit is designed to introduce learners to the concept of logistics in its widest sense and to some of the general practices that are important in every part of the logistics working environment. Introduction to Logistics covers people in the working environment, sustainability and the environment and communications technology.

Transport and Distribution in Logistics

This unit introduces learners to the vital role played by transport in every part of logistics. It also aims to show how distribution of goods is key to logistics success. The unit is made up of seven sections that cover the different transport modes, legal requirements, vehicles, passenger transport and transport infrastructure.

Introduction to Business Communications

This unit provides an introduction to a variety of written communications, including letters, emails, reports and electronic presentations, giving learners the ability to distinguish between facts, opinions, anecdotes, ideas and examples, as well as providing the skills to understand when to use different communication types.

Who the Level 1 Award is for:

The Level 1 Award is ideally suited to schools and younger learners. However, it is an entry-level qualification and would suit anyone who requires a general overview of the logistics and transport industry without focusing on any particular area.

How long does it take?

The recommended guided learning hours for this qualification are 100. The registration period, during which a learner should complete the qualification, is one year.

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