National code: TLI50221

Diploma of Logistics

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Overview About this course

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.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

Course Outcomes

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

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Current employment in the supply chain or logistics industry

  • or

  • Successful completion of either the Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations, Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations or Certificate IV in International Freight Forwarding

  • or

  • 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).

Entry recommendations

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

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

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

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 2 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Diploma of Logistics does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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.

  • Develop and maintain operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises TLIL5020

  • Monitor the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility) TLIF0014

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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