Supply Chain Management Professional
This Professional Apprenticeship is designed to provide a structured career pathway for employees working at senior supervisory or management level in supply chain management. It helps build skills in your business so staff can progress within their chosen role, or move up in management.
Your employee will study for a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 11. Their qualification will include:
Supply Chain Management at SCQF Level 11
Candidates should have at least one of the following:
SCQF Level 7 Supply Chain Management
SCQF Level 8 Technical Apprenticeship in Supply Chain Management
CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply
HNC/HND in Supply Chain Management
Degree in supply chain management or a related area
Progression and development
After completing the Professional Apprenticeship, employees will have the skills needed for the following types of roles:
Supply chain manager
Supply chain specialist
Distribution project manager
They could also progress into higher education or work towards Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply recognition.
How does it work?
Apprentices will learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. They’ll also study with a college or other learning provider.
Cost and funding
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider throughout the apprenticeship.
The training contribution calculator will show you our funding contribution for this framework.
An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees aged 16 to 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 your business needs.
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 encourage all employers to pay the Living Wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
How long will it take?
It will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.