Apprenticeship degree in express final mile has begun

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FedEx candidates, centre, Univ West London Vice Chancellor Peter John CBE, right – course lead Dr Tracey Worth FedEx candidates, centre, Univ West London Vice Chancellor Peter John CBE, right – course lead Dr Tracey Worth

Delivering a new route to logistics manager.

Express Logistics Manager a BSc Degree apprentice levy paid.

First-ever enrolments are from FedEx, Jan 2023

 

 

University of West London, (UWL) is delivering a step change to how we generate our next generation managers; a formal Hons BSc degree delivered on the job with a levy-paid degree apprenticeship.

The very first candidates enrolled this week with University of West London in the Heathrow Logistics hot-spot. There is an alliance for practical training with West Thames College at the LSA logistics training warehouse in Feltham.

The first Day - Defining the term Express. What is the meaning of priority? Setting the term LSP, Logistics Service Provider. A supply chain driven by client and customer satisfaction. A look at the roles of Express manager.

UWL Vice Chancellor Peter John CBE welcomed FedEx candidates to the University of West London as the first-ever enrolments to the brand-new Express Logistics Manager Degree. The three year programme is led by Inst of Couriers CEO, Dr Tracey Worth. FedEx Candidates from across the UK have enrolled for the thirteen-module three-year degree course delivered while employed and working at a FedEx station.

Dr Tracey Worth explains,

The candidates start with introduction to strategic management in express logistics, roles and duties. ‘What is this thing we call express?’ Structure of same day next day, streams of goods and source to door.

No student loan, the three-year programme is a degree apprenticeship paid by levy. The candidates learn while they work in the sector, mixing blended learning with knowledge skills and behaviours mapped by sector operators to the work environment.

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