Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
Qualification Grading Type
Why choose this qualification?
The objective of the Gateway Qualifications level 1 and level 2 qualifications in Skills for Logistics is to give learners knowledge and understanding and an introduction to the skills required in logistics to support progression to employment to an apprenticeship or to further study at a higher level.
This qualification is part of a suite which includes an Award, Certificate and Diploma. Learners should take the Award if they need only a small amount of focused learning in logistics before progressing to employment (with further training where possible) or to a Level 2 qualification.
Rules of Combination
To achieve the qualification learners must achieve the units as specified in the qualification specification.
Learners must achieve a total of 6 credits.
Environmental Impact of Logistics
Moving and Handling Goods Manually
Picking and Distributing Goods
Security in Logistics
Using Equipment to Handle and Move Goods
Working Safely in Logistics
Working in Logistics
What is the purpose of this qualification?
The objective of the Gateway Qualifications level 1 and level 2 qualifications in Skills for Logistics is to to give learners knowledge and understanding and an introduction to the skills required in logistics to support progression to employment to an apprenticeship or to further study at a higher level.
What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?
Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the core areas of logistics and an introduction to the skills required in the logistics sector.
Progression & entry requirementsThere are no entry requirements
There are now two main sources for funding information, a straightforward ESFA Qualification Search and the more detailed Find a Learning Aim website.
The new Find a learning aim (FALA) service provides a search tool that you can use to check the funding status of any qualification, framework, unit, standard or T Level:
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How to find a learning aim
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This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.
A free resource pack is available for this qualification.
We have pre-selected some of the most popular units used in short courses for adults and created a resource pack to support online, blended and face-to-face teaching and learning.
Units in this qualification with resources:
- Working in Logistics
- Picking and Distributing Goods
Each pack contains:
- Teacher Delivery Guide – This guide summarises the delivery of the units and helps provide a structured, blended approach to the delivery of the units for face-to-face, remote delivery, or a mixture of both. The teaching and learning activities included can be adapted to meet the diverse needs and profile of learners.
- Learner Pack – This pack includes guidance for learning activities which will help learners to think about what they have been discussing with the teacher and the rest of the group. There are also assessment tasks which can be used as evidence for the qualification. Finally, there are checklists where learners can assess their own skills development and progress and record sheets for activities observed by the teacher.
- Teacher Resource PowerPoint – a ready-to-deliver PowerPoint presentation for each unit, featuring videos and activities for learners, along with comprehensive notes for teaching staff.
These resources are available free of charge to Centres approved with Gateway Qualifications. They can be downloaded from our Prism system and can be found on the “Documents” tab of the relevant qualification.