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This Modern Apprenticeship is suitable for people who are new to the supply chain sector, as well as those who have experience but want to further their careers. It’s suitable for employees working in roles such as supply chain officer, import/export clerk, warehouse team leader and team leader.

The qualification

SCQF level 7

Your employee will study for a qualification at SCQF level 7 in Supply Chain Management.

Entry requirements

There are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship but candidates should be working in a relevant supply chain role and have the support of their employer. A National Progression Award in supply chain operations at SCQF level 5 is beneficial but not essential.

Progression and development

Employees who complete this Modern Apprenticeship can progress to the Technical Apprenticeship in supply chain management. They can also move on to higher education.

On completing the apprenticeships, your employees will have the skills needed for the following types of roles:

  • Supply chain officer
  • Import/export clerk
  • Warehouse team leader
  • Team leader

SCQF qualification levels explained

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How is it funded?

We contribute towards training costs

We do this by paying the learning provider directly in incremental payments throughout the course of the apprenticeship.

See training contribution calculator below to determine funding contribution for this framework.

An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees who are aged 16 – 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.

Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet the needs of your business.

Who pays the apprentice?

Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we do encourage all employers to pay the living wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.

Time to complete

It will take between 12-24 months to complete.

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Sound right for your business?

The next step is to find a learning provider that offers this apprenticeship.

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