Bitesize Courses

As an alternative to our formal qualifications and short courses, LLA provides a range of Bitesize Courses in many of the core subject areas within the Logistics Sector, including Warehousing, Supply Chain, Health and Safety in the Warehouse and Last Mile Logistics.

These Bitesize Courses are a series of short, e-Learning Programmes covering the essential concepts for anyone working, or looking to work, within the Supply Chain. It can also be used by organisations who want to assess current employees or to use the course as part of an induction or training process.

How will you learn?

Our Bitesize courses are designed to be completed independently with a learning platform created by Upskill People e-learning. Upon completion, students will be able to download a certificate.

Each Bitesize Course is broken down into 4 bite-sized chunks that take around 30 minutes each to complete. The total guided learning hours are approximately 2 hours.

Each bite combines knowledge, theory and application through a combination of best practice learning, case study warehouse application and then to complete each section, a short multiple choice questionnaire where you can demonstrate your competency.

How will you learn?

Our Bitesize courses are designed to be completed independently with a learning platform created by Upskill People e-learning. Upon completion, students will be able to download a certificate.

Each Bitesize Course is broken down into 4 bite-sized chunks that take around 30 minutes each to complete. The total guided learning hours are approximately 2 hours.

Each bite combines knowledge, theory and application through a combination of best practice learning, case study warehouse application and then to complete each section, a short multiple choice questionnaire where you can demonstrate your competency.

Programmes

LLA Warehouse Fundamentals Bitesize

The LLA Warehouse Fundamentals Bitesize course is set at an introductory level and aimed at operatives or team leaders working in Warehousing or those looking to move into the sector.

This course covers the essentials needed to understand how the Warehouse works. The LLA Warehouse Fundamentals Bitesize defines the key knowledge and competence needed for existing and entrance level warehouse operatives.

Designed as an access level course with the potential to move on to a higher-level qualification, the LLA Warehouse Fundamentals Bitesize is designed to be completed within 2 hours.

Course Fee

£75.00 (VAT at 20% must be added to these fees if you are intending to study within the European Union)

Course duration

2 hours

Course Content

In this Bitesize Course, you will cover:

Why we need warehouses
Warehouses in the supply chain
Understanding the key elements of warehouse management
Understanding Receipt, Bulk storage, Order picking & Despatch
Handling, consolidation and unitisation
Factors to consider when choosing handling equipment
Types of storage method
Picking techniques
And much more

For more information about this course, please complete our online enquiry form below:

HELM 2

This is a four-day classroom based programme that will cover:

Procurement
The Role of Procurement in the Supply Chain, Procurement Objectives, Determining the Specification Types and The Supplier Market.
Medical Supply Chain
Analysis of the Medical Logistics Operation, Medical Supply Chains, Storage Requirements, Procedures and Processes and Quality Assurance.
Management (Leaders vs Managers)
Managing a Humanitarian Logistics Team, Developing Personal Skills to Become a Leader, Organisational Skills and The Attributes of a Leader.

Advanced HELM

This is a four-day classroom based programme that will cover:

Supply Chain Management
Assessing the programme requirements and understanding the global supply chain and programme strategies. Ensuring we plan supply chain behaviour to follow any rules contained in organisation policies and standards. Understanding the supply chain network, planning the types of network and levels of resources needed to operate them and identifying the internal and external interfaces which will need to be built to sustain them.
Stock Repositioning
Providing supplies quickly and cost effectively, reducing the lead time to respond to emergencies, identifying critical material to be held in “stock” at strategic locations. Pre-Positioning models such as Framework agreements, Supplier stock, Government stocks, Organisation stock, Local agreements and Strategic pre-positioning networks.
Phases of Humanitarian Response
Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Relief, Reconstruction and Development.
Team Management & HR
Administer and coordinate groups of individuals to perform tasks, communication, objective setting and performance appraisals, guidance, instruction, direction and leadership.
Cash Transfer Programming
The world of humanitarian aid is changing and organisations are now recognising the importance of Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) in place of direct-aid to meet beneficiaries’ needs. This approach requires different expertise, skills, and resources, particualrly the importance of the Supply Chain team in establishing that the right circumstances exist to effectively establish a CTP. Areas covered include – Supply Chain Assessments, Analyses, Preparedness, Retail Market Assessment, Procurement, Risk Identification, Monitoring the programme and suppliers.

This course is currently in the latter stages of development and will be available to study by the end of March 2019.

Enquiries

If you would like to talk to one of our team for advice on the best way forward for you and for your future career, or to discuss the best options for you, call us now on +44(0) 1530 276 590 or 07717758352, or email us at: enquiry@logisticslearningalliance.com.