LSCQ1901_Courier Associate_Qfile.pdf

Courier Associate

  • Job DescriptionThe individual would perform handling, sorting, bagging, pickup and delivery of couriers, collection of payment and reporting of daily activities.
  • Originally Approved23rd NSQC-August 2019
  • Last Revised-
  • Code2018/TLW/LSC/2451
  • SectorTransportation, Logistics & Warehousing
  • NSQF LevelLevel 3
  • Notional Hours390
  • Accrediting BodiesLogistics Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesLogistics Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Courier and Express Ground Operations, Hub/ branch Operations

  • International Comparability

    ISCO-08/8321 – Motorcycle Drivers
    ISCO-08/8322 - Car, Taxi and Van Drivers
    ISCO-08/4412 – Mail Carriers and Sorting Clerks
    Similar occupations in other countries –
    Canada – Code - 1513 – Courier messengers and door to door distributors
    - Code – 6411 – courier service sales representatives
    - Code - 7514 – delivery and courier service drivers
    Australia and New Zealand –
    - code – 5612-11 – Courier
    - code – 5612-12 – postal delivery clerk
    - code – 5613- 11 – filing and registry clerk
    - code – 5614-11 – mail clerk
    - code – 5614-12 – postal sorting officer
    UK – Code – 9211 - Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers and couriers

  • Progression Pathway

    Professional - After completion of course and after 3-5 years of experience in courier or express services operations, a person can progress vertically to Courier Executive and then on to Courier Supervisor after gaining further experience
    Academic – Candidate to clear Class XII through open school and proceed further to Diploma or Graduate and then to Post graduate

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    LSC currently undertakes RPL through the following modes –
    1. The companies outreach to LSC regardin gtheir 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
    4. LSC is developing an online RPL assessment application which will be MCQ based test

  • Qualification File LSCQ1901_Courier Associate_Qfile.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Introduction Mandatory 30 3
    LSC/N1901 Handling, sorting of mail and shipment bagging Mandatory 70 3
    LSC/N1902 Perform pickup and delivery Mandatory 70 3
    LSC/N1903 Handover and report Mandatory 50 3
    LSC/N9904 Maintain integrity and ethics in operations Mandatory 50 3
    LSC/N9905 Follow health, safety and security procedures Mandatory 50 3
    Total (A) 320
    Optional/ elective component
    LSC/N1904 Handle perishable shipment Elective 70 3
    LSC/N1905 Handle high value shipment Elective 70 3
    LSC/N1906 Handle furniture and households Elective 70 3
    LSC/N9906 Verify GST invoice Optional 70 3
    LSC/N1907 Feed data into ERP and analyse in courier hub Optional 70 3
    Sub total B 350
    Total (A+B) 390 to 670 Hrs
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