Supply Chain Practitioner (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) Level 3 Apprenticeship

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What is the course about?

This apprenticeship is suitable for staff working in one or more supply chain functions with responsibility for providing a planning function; i.e. forecasting customer demand, liaising with the factories schedule production, processing orders or working with hauliers/distribution centres.

What will be studied?

Knowledge units:

  • End-to-end characteristics and processes of the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) supply chain
  • Critical supply chain KPI's
  • Key legislation, policies and procedures
  • IT systems
  • The principles of capacity planning
  • Procurement: the principles of buying
  • Plan manufacture
  • Logistics
  • Customer service

Skills units:

  • Prioritise  the flow of FMCG products
  • Lead and participate in problem solving
  • Use continuous improvement techniques
  • Lead and participate in problem solving
  • Manipulate and interpret changing data
  • Use IT systems
  • Complete supply chain documentation
  • Develop and manage a small project plan
  • Identify, manage and escalate risks to the business
  • Communication

Behaviours and Attitude:

  • Safe working
  • Responsive to change
  • Pride in work
  • Have courage/conviction in their decisions
  • Act in aligment with the business vision
  • Builds good relationships with others
  • Tenacious approach to problem solving
  • Effective communicator



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30 Months


Beverley, Bridlington, Employer premises/Location flexible, Hull



Start Date

Flexible start dates