VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

NTP Services Limited is an EDI Approved Centre and in partnership with George Farmer Technology & Language College NTP services are able to deliver funded vocational qualifications (Called QCF’s) covering required skills and knowledge for the logistics industry.

All the vocational qualifications include competencies required for the Driver CPC, these courses are designed to give skills and knowledge to individuals looking to get into the logistics industry or those already in the industry, they are also designed to up skill your current workforce and they may entitle you to between 21 to 35 hours of Free driver CPC training.

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The benefits of a QCF

Learners are able to:

  • Have more choice and flexibility in their personal or career development
  • Understand how long each unit or qualification will take, and how difficult they will be
  • Achieve at their own pace
  • Combine units to achieve a variety of qualifications
  • Transfer credits between qualifications to avoid duplication of learning
  • Access their own electronic learner achievement record listing every unit and qualification achieved

Employers are able to:

  • Understand and compare easily the level and size of achievements of prospective employees
  • Seek recognition for in-house training
  • Source bite-sized training for employees

NTP Services Limited currently offer the following QCF Vocational Qualifications:-

EDI Level 2 - Certificate in Warehouse & Storage Principals
The Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles is a short qualification that develops the knowledge required to work safely and responsibly in a warehouse or storage facility. e.g. Checking the quality and quantity of goods received, Reporting and recording variations in deliveries or damage, breakages, quality or out-of-date items in storage. Procedures for packing items securely and labelling correctly. Health, safety and security when dispatching goods. Identifying documents and systems used for checking availability of stock and safety procedures for lifting heavy items.


EDI Level 2 - Certificate in Warehouse & Storage
The Award and Certificates in Warehousing and Storage Skills provide recognition of the skills and knowledge needed to work in or develop a career in the warehouse and storage sector. These qualifications cover the range of activities carried out by staff working within warehouse and storage. Units range from operating equipment and safety at work to processing orders and managing the receipt and dispatch of goods. e.g. Operating equipment, Receiving and dispatching goods, Storing goods safely, Processing orders.

EDI Level 3 - Certificate in Logistic Operations

This qualification covers all the essential skills and knowledge needed to ensure that goods reach their destinations safely and efficiently, including: Supervising the receipt, storage or dispatch of goods, International road transport operations
Responding to problems in logistics operations. Ideal for those with some experience in logistics operations looking to progress into supervision, team leading and management.

EDI Level 3 - Certificate in Traffic Office

Working as a transport manager within a traffic office is just one of the many opportunities available within logistics - one of the UK's largest industries. This qualification covers UK and international logistics and includes essentials such as: health and safety, managing the traffic office, planning routes, customer service, vehicle tracking, post journey reporting.

EDI Level 2 - Certificate in Driving Goods Vehicles

This qualification covers all the essential skills and knowledge you need for a successful career as a courier or delivery driver, and covers all modes of transport from cycles and motorbikes to cars, vans and Lorries.


Vocational training is government funded, for candidates over a certain age. An employer contribution may be required.

To find out if you're eligible for FREE training please call us on 01406 424922
or email skillstraining@ntpservices.co.uk
For more information you can also download our Vocational Qualifications Prospectus.