First developed in 2006, the Certificate operates at Level 3 (A level/post-18 school/college leaver standard). It was revised in 2012 to take account of the changing profile of the global transport and logistics sector.

Students studying our qualifications will automatically gain access to the International Knowledge Centre – giving access to an extensive range of best practice and learning material.

For information on where you can study this course please look at our list of approved centres. Please note this information is updated on a monthly basis.

Who's the course suitable for?

The course is designed to support professionals moving into, or who are already within supervisory or team leader roles but require training and development.

What's the time commitment?

Most options to take this qualification are part time due to the nature of the course and generally students will be employed. As a guide, students should allow 12-18 months to complete the programme although students can complete the qualification within a year depending on how the course is taught.

The course is made up of 3 units, two mandatory and then one option which the student chooses

The guided learning hours are set as 240 hours which includes classroom and self- study hours. This is allocated as 80 hours per unit for a minimum of 3 units.

How much does it cost?

Costs are set locally by the training provider.

What will I learn?

The units that make up the Certificate level course are as follows:

M1-L3 Business Theory
M2-L3 Business Application

O1-L3 Warehousing
O2-L3 Inventory
O3-L3 Passenger Transport Operations
O4-L3 Procurement
O5-L3 Freight Transport Operations
O7-L3 Supply Chain Operations
O8-L3 Transport Planning
O9-L3 Green Logistics
O10-L3 Global Logistics
O11-L3 Port Operations

Assessment is by examination for the International syllabus and a single unit can be taken as stand-alone course.