Take your career in the supply chain and logistics industry to the next level. Develop key management skills and technical industry knowledge so you can move into senior leadership roles, including distribution, logistics and supply chain management.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Develop and maintain operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises
Manage key logistical business activities such as export logistics, international purchasing and supply chain operations
Manage workplace culture and people performance
Negotiate and manage contracts
Apply and develop fatigue risk management systems
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Diploma qualification
A pathway to further study in Leadership and Management
Techniques to manage distribution networks
Engage in international distribution and purchasing practices
Confidence to managing a supply chain and related logistical procedures
A sound understanding of industry compliance requirements
The ability to effectively manage personal and team efficiency
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Current employment in the supply chain or logistics industry
Successful completion of either the Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations, Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations or Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding
A diploma or higher qualification in a non-logistics related area, plus extensive logistics industry experience (for example, in warehousing/distribution centres, transport, purchasing/procurement, or customs broking).
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Experience in supply chain operations or logistics, or a certificate III or IV qualification in supply chain operations
A keen interest in both operations and people management
Strong leadership skills
Effective communication skills
Good digital literacy
Confident judgement and decision-making skills
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Our graduates go onto roles like: Contract administrator, Contract manager, Logistics manager, Purchasing manager, Supply chain customer service manager, Warehousing manager, Logistics coordinator and Logistics supervisor
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Logistics does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Logistics qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 15 Units of competency, including 2 core and 13 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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