LSCQ9201_Cold chain Engineering Specialist_ Q File.pdf

Cold Chain Engineering Specialist

  • Job DescriptionThe individual at work manages energy efficiency in cold chain by analysing data related to energy use, identifying inefficiencies and implementing ways to minimize them. The person is also responsible for maintaining equipment for temperature and storage conditions, undertaking water and effluent treatment in the plant and managing control systems of the refrigeration system components
  • Originally Approved23rd NSQC - August 2019
  • Last Revised-
  • Code2018/TLW/LSC/2431
  • SectorTransportation, Logistics & Warehousing
  • NSQF LevelLevel 6
  • Notional Hours410
  • Accrediting BodiesLogistics Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesLogistics Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation


  • International Comparability


  • Progression Pathway

    Professional - - After completion of course and after 2-3 years of experience a person can move up the ladder to Cold Chain Lead.
    S/he can progress horizontally across land transportation/distribution management and supervisor roles.
    Academic –
    1. For a Graduate - Post-Graduation is the next stage of progression
    2. For a Diploma – Graduation is the next stage of progression

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    LSC currently undertakes RPL through the following modes –
    1. The companies outreach to LSC regarding their requirement for RPL. LSC arranges for a trainer or a training agency to conduct the short term RPL programme post which, LSC member conducts assessment and provide accreditation/ certification for the same
    2. The training centre run RPL courses in coordination with industry and companies and post the course conduct assessment and certification
    3. The companies reach out to LSC regarding RPL requirements. They conduct their own training as per the RPL requirements and post training LSC reviews and provides certifications regarding RPL

  • Qualification File LSCQ9201_Cold chain Engineering Specialist_ Q File.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Introduction Mandatory 30 6
    LSC/N9201 Manage energy efficiency in the cold chain operations Mandatory 70 6
    LSC/N9202 Oversee modified atmosphere requirements for the products Mandatory 70 6
    LSC/N9203 Undertake water and effluent treatment programme Mandatory 70 6
    LSC/N9204 Manage engineering system for the cold chain Mandatory 70 6
    LSC/N9901 Maintain food and personnel safety, health and hygiene in cold storage plant Mandatory 50 6
    LSC/N9902 Communicate effectively with colleagues and clients Mandatory 50 6
    Sub Total (A) 410
    Total (A+B)
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