Hands-On Supply Chain & Logistics Career Training

Supply Chain and Logistics Managers play an important role to keep commerce moving. Skilled professionals in this field oversee and ensure the effective and efficient shipment, delivery and receipt of goods we rely on.

If you’re an organized individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and you’re looking to get into a rewarding professional career with a future (but don’t want to spend years in school), you’re in the right place.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Managers play an important role to keep commerce moving. Skilled professionals in this field oversee and ensure the effective and efficient shipment, delivery and receipt of goods we rely on.

If you’re an organized individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and you’re looking to get into a rewarding professional career with a future (but don’t want to spend years in school), you’re in the right place.

Remote Learning Option

Many Eastern College students are pursuing a new career by continuing their education through remote learning. Our goal is to ensure our existing and new students continue to work toward their new career and a brighter future.

Remote learning is currently running in the province of New Brunswick only.

What Does Remote Learning Look Like?

  • Instructor-led classes held live on video over the Internet
  • Follow the same schedule with classes held at the same time
  • Class discussions and debates continue through video
  • One-on-one student check-ins with instructors
  • It is not online learning as you are guided through the learning with your instructor and classmates

Become a Qualified Supply Chain & Logistics Professional

The Supply Chain and Logistics program from Eastern College, offered both on-campus and remote, provides the practical training, real-world experience and dedicated support it takes to pursue a rewarding supply chain career in less than 15 Months*.

You’ll Learn:

  • Supply and Demand Forecasting
  • Project Management
  • Operational Planning and Control
  • Critical Thinking
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Distribution Management
  • And More

Important Industry Certifications

Students enrolled in this program receive:

  • Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA)* Certificate
  • Advanced standing toward attaining the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMPTM) designation

The CIFFA is nationally recognized within the international transportation and trade industries while the SCMP designation is an internationally-accredited certification of strategic supply chain leadership and is Canada’s most widely-held designation in supply chain management.

Why Become a Supply Chain Professional

COMPETITIVE SALARY

Supply Chain Managers’ salaries reflect the demand needed for knowledgeable and skilled professionals. According to the Job Bank of Canada, the median hourly wage for shippers and receivers in Nova Scotia is $17 per hour**. With additional experience or specialization, you could earn up to $22 per hour**.

OPPORTUNITY TO ADVANCE

As a Supply Chain Analyst, you’re likely to gain experience within many sectors, which means you have the potential to quickly grow your skills and expertise. The supply chain and logistics industry offers many opportunities for career advancement and can almost guarantee that you won’t stay in the same role unless you want to.

FAST-PACED WORK ENVIRONMENT

With a career in supply chain and logistics, no two days will be the same! If you love to keep busy doing different things throughout the day, this could be the career for you. The fast pace and variety of tasks means that a career in supply chain management always presents new puzzles to be solved.

VARIETY OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

One of the greatest advantages to working in supply chain and logistics is that there is something for everyone. Supply chain management involves many roles, including operations, purchasing, warehousing, distribution and logistics. A career in supply chain and logistics can lead you down a variety of different interesting career paths.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of Supply Chain and Logistics, you will be prepared to pursue a variety of rewarding positions including:

  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Dispatcher
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Materials Management Analyst
  • Scheduler
  • Loss Prevention Agent
  • Cargo and Freight Agent

Get Program Details

Click the button below to request details about our Supply Chain and Logistics Program including:

Career Prospects
Funding Options
Tuition Costs
Start Dates
Canada Job Grant

What Our Graduates Say

Anthony Waddell

“Great atmosphere and caring staff”

The material that is taught is always hands-on and allows students to stay ahead of the “curve” in their career choice. Great atmosphere and caring staff make for an exceptional vocational college.

Joy

“Great classes, and still so many months to go!”

Wonderful staff, great classes, and still so many months to go! I’m sure they are going to be fantastic. If you’re looking for a school, this one is the best!.

Devon Green

“I was given the tools to be successful”

I am so thankful for the people and the education I received at Eastern College. I was given the tools to be successful and create an income off the education I received. Not only did this school land me the career I have now, I have life long friendships with the people I met here! I highly recommend this school !

Why Study Supply Chain and Logistics with Eastern College

14-MONTH INTERNSHIP

Eastern’s Supply Chain and Logistics Diploma program includes a 4-month internship at a business or organization within the industry. You’ll enhance your skills, make industry connections and feel more confident pursuing your career.

2HALF-DAY CLASSES

At Eastern, you’ll only put in 4-hour days, so you’ll have the flexibility you need for your busy life. With half-day classes, you can continue to put your energy into what matters most in your life.

3FAST-TRACK TRAINING

You will receive the job-specific skills you need to get into your career within a condensed amount of time, so that you can get to work right away. Get job ready faster!

4ONGOING CAREER SERVICES

Eastern College offers job placement assistance and ongoing Career Services to all of our graduates. Get expert advice on how to nail interviews and take your resume to the next level. You’ll feel prepared to enter your chosen field with our Career Services team on your side.

5MONTHLY PROGRAM START DATES

At Eastern College, we have programs that start monthly so you never have to wait long to start your learning journey.

6MODULAR LEARNING PLATFORM

When learning at Eastern, you will never feel overwhelmed in your program. You will complete one course at a time, allowing the focus to be on excelling in your studies.

Get Program Details

Click the button below to request details about our Supply Chain and Logistics Program including:

Career Prospects
Funding Options
Tuition Costs
Start Dates
Canada Job Grant

Not Sure You’re Ready for Career Training?

Take the Eastern College “Career Training Readiness” Quiz

This fun online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete, and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style, plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.

Financial Aid and Bursary Options Available

Our financial services team is here to make sure that you get access to all the resources that are available to you, such as student loans, bursaries, student lines of credit, lifelong learning plans, and employer- or union-sponsored education programs.

Each student’s situation is unique. Our dedicated financial services team will help you discover all of your financial aid options. Learn about your funding options today.

Is Supply Chain and Logistics Career Training Right for You?

If you’re interested in learning more about career training in Supply Chain and Logistics at Eastern College, fill out the form. A helpful Career Advisor will assist with everything from career questions to financial aid and help you discover the perfect career path for you.

*Program length when completed in normal time

**Source: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/wagereport/occupation/26167

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