Distributive operation

(Math.) any operation which either consists of two or more parts, or works upon two or more things, and which is such that the result of the total operation is the same as the aggregated result of the two or more partial operations. Ordinary multiplication is distributive, since a

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You can do an NVQ Level 2 in specialised plant and machinery operations which can be combined with distributive operations Level 1 or distribution, warehousing and storage operations Level 2.
You can do an NVQ Level 2 in specialised plant and machinery operations, which can be combined with distributive operations Level 1 or distribution, warehousing and storage operations Level 2.
The success of these courses is clear to see with 100 trainees having achieved WordPower certificates, 75 achieving nationally-recognised IT Awards and 50 trainees achieving a National Vocational Qualification in either distributive operations, administration or customer service.
It's a great place to work as there's always something happening." Besides gaining important practical experience, the trio are also continuing their academic studies with the NECC, working towards an NVQ qualification in Distributive Operations with Helen Wright from the Chamber.
With an NVQ Level One in distributive operations from the North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC), 17-year-old Michelle Lewins has improved her professional skills which has helped her win a full-time role at florists J Robinson.
NVQ winner Peter Wills has overcome dyslexia and dyspraxia to gain an NVQ level 1 in Distributive Operations at WH Smith in Coventry, and has been praised for his security awareness, preventing numerous attempted thefts.
During last year's distributive operations event, called "Synthetic Theater of War," Gen.
Now, 18 months on, Craig has got NVQs in distributive operations and retail operations and is working on a customer care qualification.