News from Europe: More Health & Safety

May 2002
Management Services;May2002, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p18
Academic Journal
This article reports that after a series of meetings and extensive consultation with industry and professional trainers, development of the new Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Transport of the Institute of Logistics and Transport, is well underway as of March 2002. The delivery of the diploma will be through tutor support for brand-new distance learning material prepared by staff in the University of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. This support will come in the form of briefings, optional visits to individual students and an online facility linked to the university's virtual learning system. hard copy training material will be supported by regular updates, again on the online system which students will be able to access from work, or from home. A variety of assessment methods will be used to determine competence. The program focuses on the workplace of the students although simulated examples can be provided where required.


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