The diploma allows learners to undertake study related to logistics and business topics. Learners will have the opportunity to develop skills which will enable progression to a range of degree level programmes including a focus on transportation, supply chains and the impact on the environment and economy with a range of optional units.
Why choose Gateway Qualifications for this qualification?
Gateway Qualifications offers a range of innovative, flexible and dynamic vocational qualifications that are valued and meaningful and which will develop the skills necessary to gain employment or to progress through further study.
Learners must achieve 27 credits from this group
Analysing and Presenting Business Data
Applied Business Marketing
Business Planning and Budgets
Contract Law and Business Transactions
Digital Technologies within Business
Effective Business Processes
Finance and Accounts
Introduction to Management Accounting
Principles of Warehouse Operations
Quantitative Methods - Statistics
Supply Chain Management
Technology and Automation in Logistics
Transportation within Logistics
Understand Human Resource Management
Learners must achieve 6 credits from this group
Academic Reading Skills
Academic Writing Skills
Communication - Speaking and Listening
Computer Data Protection
Developing Professional Attributes
Presenting Information Using ICT
Problem Solving in the Workplace
Professional Interpersonal Skills
Promoting Wellbeing and Building Resilience
References and Reliability of Sources
Intended learner groupsa) Adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances may have achieved few, if any, prior qualifications and wish to progress to HE b) Adults who have gone straight into industry (perhaps following apprenticeship routes) who wish to progress to HE.
c) To provide preparation for study in UK HEIs.
How this diploma meets learners' needs
The Diploma will provide them with underpinning skills to support academic study and provide a level 3 qualification linked to their proposed HE study. A broad range of knowledge will be acquired which support an understanding of business management and the logistics industry and will ensure that the learner is fully prepared for progression onto the relevant degrees.
What this diploma covers
The units include a balance of units which allow the learners to keep their options open until they have fully decided on their preferred route at degree level. The ungraded units have been chosen to support both progression into higher education and also to allow the learners to develop skills relevant to the subject area e.g. Preparing for Higher Education and Study Skills
Face to face
Work placements would also be beneficial to widen opportunities.
Case studies, presentations, SWOT, short answer questions, essay, business plan, report, exam, literature review, process mapping, portfolio, controlled assessment
Successful completion criteriaLearners will probably require a pass in maths and English at GCSE level or a Functional Skills qualification in English and Maths to progress onto a degree course.
Progression routes• BSc (Hons) Accountancy and Finance
• BA (Hons) Business Management
• BSc (Hons) Digital Business
• BA (Hons) Esports Management
• BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment
• BA (Hons) Marketing with Consumer Psychology
• BSc (Hons) Logistics Management
• BSc (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• BA (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• BA (Hons) Business Logistics and Transport Management
Provider approval criteriaDepending on the choice of unit, centres will require access to relevant software, hardware and technical equipment.
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