The Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (LAA) allows for entry into the Freight, Logistics, Shipping and Distribution industries, with a broad exposure to the different fields that comprise each section. Through acquiring the knowledge, skills and competence to carry out the core operational tasks/responsibilities, qualified Apprentices will be enabled to make a decision as to the direction they wish their career to progress in.
Apprentices are employed by a Business for the duration of the Programme (2 years) and will receive a starting salary. As part of this full-time employment, one day a week Apprentices are released to attend Lectures in Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) or Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) where they will learn the academic side of the industries. The core subjects for each year are as follows;
What makes an ideal Applicant for this programme?
An interest in International Trade and the Global connectivity of the modern World.
A desire for knowledge driven work with problem solving.
A career focus with an open mind on progression possibilities.
I was already working in the sector when I got involved in the LAA. Having no qualifications, I decided that the programme would be the best way for me to improve my knowledge, skills and gain internationally recognised qualification in logistics. This will benefit both my career and the company I work for. The LAA… read more
‘I decided to join the LAA programme as I wanted to further my career in the logistics world, and I thought that this Apprenticeship would be the best way to do it. The transport management side of logistics is the area that I’m very interested in and enjoy the most. The best thing about the… read more
‘I was attracted to the programme because I am interested in logistics and my goal is to become an expert in freight forwarding one day. I’ve joined the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship programme to gain a relevant industry qualification, which will compliment my on the job work experience and support pursue my career in logistics. The… read more