Supply chain management apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the supply chain management sector.

The supply chain is the movement of goods and services from supplier to customer. It is at the heart of every logistics operation.

Training opportunities

Supply chain operators play a crucial role in most industries, from clothing and automotive to pharmaceuticals and construction.

They move raw materials to the factory for construction or assembly and then on to distribution centres and shops.

As a supply management apprentice, you will be involved in supply chain management learning skills such as:

  • control of the ordering and delivery of materials
  • how to mange materials
  • stock and storage

Types of apprenticeship

Advanced apprenticeship

  • take on a supervisory role and be involved analysing the supply chain’s performance.

Higher apprenticeship

  • identify any risks to schedules and performance
  • correct problems quickly to get the supply chain moving again

Job roles

Intermediate apprenticeship

  • supply chain officer

Advanced apprenticeship

  • supply chain manager

Higher apprenticeship

  • supply chain controller
  • supply chain designer
  • supply chain scheduler
  • international supply chain manager
  • international production manager
  • international procurement manager
  • international inventory manager
Published 17 November 2014