Supply Chain Practitioner

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the required knowledge, practical skills and workplace-based learning experience to prepare a learner to operate as a Supply Chain Practitioner. A Supply Chain Practitioner develops operational schedules and action plans to coordinate service delivery in the supply chain in accordance with customer/end user requirements and performance objectives and manages relationships with customer/end user and suppliers.

A Qualified Learner Will Be Able To

  • Develop and coordinate operational schedules for supply chain operational plans.
  • Monitor execution of supply chain operational schedules.

Rationale

Supply chain management covers a number of disciplines and occupations in the fields of procurement, logistics and sales. In order for any organisation or company to have an efficient and cost effective supply chain require strategic and tactical planning and coordination across the fields of procurement, logistics and sales.

The importance of a progression path in support of continuous professional development within the supply chain, aligned to requirements of international professional bodies in this sector, becomes increasingly important in a global environment.

It therefore became necessary to ensure better alignment with international requirements as well as the need for better integration between the various supply chain components during the revision of the current South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) registered qualification 99111: Occupational Certificate: Supply Chain Practitioner that mainly focusses on logistics.

This revised qualification reflects the needs of the international professional bodies and focus on the development and coordinated implementation of operational schedules within an integrated supply chain system.

Qualified Supply Chain Practitioners are critical to the on-going performance and improvement of South African supply chain systems in both the public and private sectors.

On completion of the qualification job opportunities would be available in both the public and private sector locally and internationally and provide opportunities for career pathways and life-long learning.

Target groups identified include learners with a National Qualifications Authority (NQF) Level 4 qualification or persons who have been working in the supply chain wanting to formalise their skills and knowledge as an entry into a career path leading to international recognition.

Employers both in the public and private sector will benefit from appointing qualified workers in terms of increased productivity and ability to be competitive in the local and international market. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

RPL for Access to the External Integrated Summative Assessment:
Accredited providers and approved workplaces must apply the internal assessment criteria specified in the related curriculum document to establish and confirm prior learning. Accredited providers and workplaces must confirm prior learning by issuing a statement of result or certifying a work experience record.

RPL for Access the Qualification:

Accredited providers and approved workplaces may recognise prior learning against the relevant access requirements

Entry Requirements

  • NQF Level 4 qualification with Mathematical Literacy. 

RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING?

  • Yes

QUALIFICATION RULES

This qualification is made up of the following compulsory Knowledge, Practical Skills and Work Experience Modules:

Knowledge Modules:

Total number of credits for Knowledge Modules: 84.

Practical Skill Modules:

Total number of credits for Practical Skill Modules: 60.

Work Experience Modules:

  • 333905-000-01-00-WM-01, Operational Scheduling and Coordination Processes, Level 5, 22 Credits.
  •  333905-000-01-00-WM-02, Processes for Monitoring and Evaluating Operational Plans, Level 5, 14 Credits.

Total number of credits for Work Experience Modules: 36. 

FEES STRUCTURE:

DURATION: 12 MONTHS

  1. Total fees R14,400 PLUS Reg and Admin fees
  2. Monthly instalment R1200 X 12 months
  • Registration fee R500 (Non Refundable)
  • Admin fee R 2000 (To cover School Uniform, Study Material/ Training Manuals Student card)
  • Once off R 1500 (Practical Training KIT)

PRACTICAL TRAINING

A once off practical training fee of R1500 will be paid on or before the commencement of the practical training to enable all students to work and gain practical experience in places or facilities that serve people within the Human Resources, Supply Chain and Procurement Sector

 For us to complete your registration process, the following have to be sent back to us:

  1. ID Copy
  2. Completed application form
  3. Proof of payment of the Registration and Admin fee

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