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Qualification: Certificate of professional qualification: Logistics Officer

Certificate of professional qualification: Logistics Officer

Qualification Information

Learning outcomes are formulated in accordance with the relevant occupational standard: Occupational standards register



Competences:

1. The knowledge necessary for performance of the basic tasks of the professional activity at the level of notion:
1.1. packages types, materials and technologies;
1.2. basic principles of the record-keeping and document development and design;
1.3. tax system of the Republic of Latvia;
1.4. custom systems;
1.5. export and import;
1.6. basics of occupational health.
2. The knowledge necessary for performance of the basic tasks of the professional activity at the level of  understanding:
2.1. types of transport;
2.2. types of carges;
2.3. loading and unloading technique and principles.
2.4. basics of accounting.
3. The knowledge necessary for performance of the basic tasks of the professional activity at the level of use:
3.1. transportation process in the production company, logistics company, trade company;
3.2. international laws and regulations and those of the Republic of Latvia binding upon the field of logistics;
3.3. professional terms in the official language and two foreign languages (Russian and English);
3.4. project management and planning principles of work tasks;
3.5. basics of logic and analysis;
3.6. office equipment and means of communication, its types and specific functions;
3.7. information technologies, calculation software and logistics data processing software;
3.8. crisis management and its practical use;
3.9. business communication (including written) and basic principles of general and professional ethics;
3.10. international transporting conventions and their practical appliance;
3.11. international rules for cargo transporting;
3.12. AETR or European countries agreement on vehicles’ crews work in international traffic.  
3.13. insurance types and principles when transporting cargo;
3.14. geographical maps (including terrain map, postcode map) and the national geographic characteristics;
3.15. combined nomenclature;
3.16. capacity, dimensions, size and weight calculation;
3.17. measuring instruments and their use;
3.18. official language;
3.19. two foreign languages (English and Russian) at the level of professional communication;
3.20. labour protection (including ergonomics and first aid), fire safety and electrical safety;
3.21. basic principles and requirements of the environmental protection;
3.22. standards of the legal employment relations;
3.23. communication psychology.



Skills:

1. To adjust the laws and regulations governing transportation, including the ones on different cargo types (dangerous freights, food cargoes, liquid cargoes, bulk cargoes and animal cargoes) and temperature control standards.
2. To plan the cargo (goods) flow.
3. To act in a business-like way in problem situations.
4. To comply with the document processing and formatting rules.
5. To cooperate, listen to the instructions as well as formulate the thought and give instructions.
6. To use the knowledge on the certain loading and unloading techniques.
7. To apply the knowledge about tax policy in own professional services.
8. To use geographical maps.
9. To use for the the software functions provided for calculations, use unit selection and other features for calculation, schedule designing, filter use to prepare the reports.
10. To read documentation and understand the technical documentation necessary for for the work process.
11. To calculate the size of the cargo and choose appropriate transport.
12. To work with the nomenclature – the harmonised goods system.
13. To work with the specific logistic software.
14. To use office equipment and means of communication.
15. To know the official language.
16. To know two foreign languages (English and Russian) at the level of written and oral professional communication.
17. To use professional terminology in the official and two foreign languages.
18. To carry out written and oral business communication.
19. To work independently, assess priorities and be responsible for the own work result.
20. To analyse the transporting process data.
21. To adjust transporting packages.
22. To use general accounting methods.
23. To prepare the necessary information in the case of insurance.
24. To plan work tasks, their sequences and deadlines within the frame of the work tasks to be performed.
25. To assess risks in the transporting process.
26. To make physical measurements of the cargo.
27. To omply with the labour protection requirements set in the laws and regulations.
28. To use correct, ergonomic work means safe for health.
29. To bserve electrical and fire safety rules.
30. To provide the first aid.
31. To improve own professional skills, obtain and assess new professional information.
32. To perform work at certain time and till the set deadline.
33. To meet the requirements of the environmental protection set in the laws and regulations.
34. To observe the basic principles of professional and general ethics.
35. To observe the standards of the legal employment relations.



Knowledge:

1. To adjust the laws and regulations governing transportation, including the ones on different cargo types (dangerous freights, food cargoes, liquid cargoes, bulk cargoes and animal cargoes) and temperature control standards.
2. To plan the cargo (goods) flow.
3. To act in a business-like way in problem situations.
4. To comply with the document processing and formatting rules.
5. To cooperate, listen to the instructions as well as formulate the thought and give instructions.
6. To use the knowledge on the certain loading and unloading techniques.
7. To apply the knowledge about tax policy in own professional services.
8. To use geographical maps.
9. To use for the the software functions provided for calculations, use unit selection and other features for calculation, schedule designing, filter use to prepare the reports.
10. To read documentation and understand the technical documentation necessary for for the work process.
11. To calculate the size of the cargo and choose appropriate transport.
12. To work with the nomenclature – the harmonised goods system.
13. To work with the specific logistic software.
14. To use office equipment and means of communication.
15. To know the official language.
16. To know two foreign languages (English and Russian) at the level of written and oral professional communication.
17. To use professional terminology in the official and two foreign languages.
18. To carry out written and oral business communication.
19. To work independently, assess priorities and be responsible for the own work result.
20. To analyse the transporting process data.
21. To adjust transporting packages.
22. To use general accounting methods.
23. To prepare the necessary information in the case of insurance.
24. To plan work tasks, their sequences and deadlines within the frame of the work tasks to be performed.
25. To assess risks in the transporting process.
26. To make physical measurements of the cargo.
27. To omply with the labour protection requirements set in the laws and regulations.
28. To use correct, ergonomic work means safe for health.
29. To bserve electrical and fire safety rules.
30. To provide the first aid.
31. To improve own professional skills, obtain and assess new professional information.
32. To perform work at certain time and till the set deadline.
33. To meet the requirements of the environmental protection set in the laws and regulations.
34. To observe the basic principles of professional and general ethics.
35. To observe the standards of the legal employment relations.

Reference Data

EQF Level:
Thematic area:
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Location:
NQF Level: 
4
Awarding body: 

- Mācību centrs "Buts"

Awarding body contact info: 

LĀČPLĒŠA IELA 125, RĪGA, LV-1003
Tālr.: 67221736
Fakss: 67221744
E-pasts: buts@buts.lv

Source of information: 
National occupation classification: 

ISCO-08

Relationship type: 

Logistics officer (3339 16)

Access requirements: 

Certificate of general secondary education or Diploma of vocational secondary education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes) or
Formal (through non-formal education acquired competence recognition process, completing the qualifications professional examination)