Diploma in Supervision of Port and Maritime Operations at QCF level 3

Diploma in Supervision of Port and Maritime Operations at QCF level 3

The Diploma in Supervision of Port and Maritime Operations at QCF level 3 will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as providing leadership for your team in logistics operations and promoting and maintaining health, safety and security in a port.

Purpose and Recognition

Why deliver this qualification

This qualification offers centres flexibility and choice because of the comprehensive range of optional Units.

This Diploma in Supervision of Ports and Maritime at QCF level 3 can be offered in any of the following modes:

  • full-time
  • part-time (eg day-release)

Who does this qualification suit

This qualification is suitable for a wide range of candidates including:

  • people in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects

Access

As with all SQA qualifications, entry is at the discretion of the centre.

Progression

L3 Diploma in Shipping and Maritime Operations GA6G 57 
HNC/D Nautical Studies G8F5 15/G8E8 16

Approval

The approval of this qualification is not devolved to centres.

Interested centres should contact SQA’s Business Development Team if they wish to become approved for this qualification.

Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA’s general requirements for technical/occupational competence as outlined in the Guide to Approval.

How to assess

Ongoing course assessment will apply. Each Unit specification gives detailed information on the Evidence Requirements and approaches to assessment for the Unit.

Qualification content and delivery tools

Qualification Structure

The Diploma in Supervision of Port and Maritime Operations at QCF level 3 requires the learner to complete three mandatory Units (13 QCF credit points) and seven optional Units (29 QCF credit points).

Group Award code: GK7V 57 (42 QCF credit points)

For information on the structure of this qualification, please refer to the Qualification Structure.

Assessment strategy