A first of its kind supply chain degree apprenticeship. launched by the Uniserve Group’s Supply Chain Academy, has been approved by the government and listed as the occupational qualification for supply chain and logistics.
Due to be available from September 2017, the scheme will cover areas such as purchasing, supply chain management, procurement and risk management.
Paul Stone, Managing Director of Supply Chain Academy, said: “Our aim for this degree apprenticeship is to professionalise the industry. We expect it to go a long way towards addressing the growing skills and management gap in the supply chain sector, and achieving this qualification should provide employers with confidence that the individual has the required understanding of the ‘end to end’ supply chain.”
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