Applying for a course through ELCAS may seem daunting, but we are here to help make the process as straightforward as possible. You can register your interest in our qualifications online, or call our team of Course Advisors directly, you’ll then be supported through the process from start to finish.
Reach our step-by-step guide below to find out more about how the ELCAS application works.
STEP ONE: EXPLORING OUR RANGE OF ELCAS APPROVED COURSES
The first step when selecting a qualification in order to utilise your ELC, is ensure you’ve completely explored your options. IoSCM offer a range of ELCAS approved qualifications, across a variety of levels and industries, allowing you to select the qualification which best suits your needs.
You may be interested in a general management course, or feel that your skills are best suited to a role within manufacturing. We offer courses specialising in everything from logistics to supply chain management, purchasing to import and export. We recommend that you browse our site to find the qualification that interests you the most.
STEP TWO: CONTACTING OUR TEAM
We appreciate that the variety of topic areas we cover may be somewhat overwhelming, and you feel some more direct focus would be best to help you make your decision. Alternatively, you may know the exact career path you’re looking to take, and you’re needing the details to proceed forward.
We advise contacting our team of specialist Course Advisors as early as possible. The can provide you with course information, unit content, tailored recommendations and pricing information. You can do this by getting in touch through our contact page, or calling 0800 1422 522 to speak to our team today.
STEP THREE: FINDING WHICH COURSE IS RIGHT FOR YOU
Our Course Advisors are trained and experienced in ensuring you select the best suited qualification for your learning aims. The team will ask you for information on your current experience, your duration of service in the Forces, what specialist skills and knowledge you’ve gained, along with your future aims and goals.
Not only will your Course Advisor recommend the best level of study, and units suited to your training requirements, but also ensure that we’re looking at the best fit of study method, timescale and assessment method. We encourage that you ask as many questions as possible and provide us with as much information as possible to ensure you are making the right decision.
STEP FOUR: APPLYING FOR A COURSE USING YOUR ELC
Once you have made the decision on which qualification you are enrolling to, you will be required to submit your claim online. To do this, log into ELC Member’s Area (your logins and password can be requested from your authorising MOD representative). Your claim must be submitted at least 25 days prior to your intended start date for the course – remember, with IoSCM we do not have set start dates, meaning you can being your studies at any time throughout the year.
You must also note the end date for your course – the below timescales must be correct on your claim:
|Course Grade (all levels)||Support Duration|
|Extended Diploma||36 months|
With IoSCM you have the flexibility to complete your course at a pace to suit you, however for your original claim the timescales of the course must match those provided by the Institute.
Upon receipt of our Claim Authorisation Note (CAN) you must send this across to your Course Advisor, who will keep this safe until required.
STEP FIVE: ENROLMENT WITH IOSCM
Following receipt of your CAN, your Course Advisor will send you the relevant forms to complete your official enrolment with IoSCM. This will enable us to register you as a student, set up your part payment invoice and confirm mailing details for certification/materials if required.
STAGE SIX: BEGINNING YOUR COURSE
After enrolment, you will be ready to begin your studies. You can be provided with access to the IoSCM Learning Platform where you’ll find all required study material and resources which have been collated by experts in the Supply Chain industry.
Your Course Advisor will now pass your account into the capable hands of our Student Support team, who will provide you with an induction to the course – you’re now a registered IoSCM Student! You can take full advantage of the learning support and global network of students to discuss your learning and professional development
FIND OUT MORE
As IoSCM, we’ve helped many people from military background take the next steps in their career. To learn more about our accredited qualifications, and what makes them so popular ELC funded students, contact our team on 0800 1422 522. We look forward to hearing from you.