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Diploma of Logistics

National Course Code: TLI50415


The nationally accredited Diploma of Logistics will help you to make the move into leadership. Become a supply and distribution manager, logistics manager or supply chain manager and take advantage of the explosion of job opportunities the industry is experiencing.


Through theory and practical course work, you will learn how to:

  • Leadership skills to manage teams
  • Data analysis
  • Organise the safe, efficient storage and distribution of goods
  • Analyse and address logistical problems
  • Plan transport routes
  • Solve complex problems


Develop skills that will help you get ahead in this field:

  • A logical and systematic approach
  • Time management
  • Ability to think critically with an investigative mind
  • Strong interpersonal skills


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Diploma level
  • Skills to apply for management and leadership roles
  • Pathway to a degree qualification

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Supply and Distribution Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager


Take your career further:

  • Advanced Diploma in Leadership and Management
  • Advanced Diploma in Deployment Logistics
  • Advanced Diploma in Material Logistics
  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees


Strong forecasts for freight activity across NSW are driving development of business and logistics hubs, increasing employment opportunities for logistics workers.

The past several decades have seen globalisation launch logistics to the forefront of business operations. With digitisation companies now compete globally while customers expect fast delivery.

Experts suggest that data will play the most crucial role in shaping the future of logistics over the next five years.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • A logical and systematic approach
  • Good time management skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A positive attitude to learning

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development. In this course you will undertake:

  • Project research essays
  • Short answer questions
  • A case study

The Certificate II is an entry level qualification that provides no exposure to simulated or real world. It does cover your foundational skills and sets you up for success in the Certificate III.

The Certificate III is where youll gain experience in the supply chain at an operational level. This is for people completing a traineeship or are seeking to enter the industry.

The Certificate IV builds on the Certificate III and gives you the skills to gain employment at fleet management level.

This course, the Diploma of Logistics focuses on management and supervisory skills and will give you access to mid to upper level positions including operations managers or logistics analysts.

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Complex Problem Solving, Administration and ManagementData analysis
  • Organise the safe and efficient storage and distribution of goods
  • Analyse logistical problems
  • Plan transport routes
  • Complex problem solving
  • Administration and management

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory accompanied/in conjunctionalong with practical, hands-on learning. You will work on real world projects, like:

  • Case studies
  • Planning transport routes
  • Creating transport and logistics business plans

You will have access to industry specific computer rooms, studios, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities available at most TAFE NSW campuses.

Core units are delivered face-to-face and the electiveed units are delivered online.

2019 job trends in supply chain and logistics will continue to be shaped by the impact of Amazon in Australia, global trade discussions and technology advancements.

The arrival of Amazon in Australia has created more opportunitieslarge waves in the logistics sector. It is Eestimates showd that Australians spend $8 of every in every $100 of their retail dollars budget online. Overall, the macro trend of Australians wanting the convenience of online shopping over the bustle of retail will continue to grow.

The past several decades have seen globalisation push the logistics industry to the forefront of business operations. Add digitisation to the mix and companies now compete with the entire world rather than just those close by. Customers can purchase goods from anywhere in the world and expect almost instantaneous delivery, something which would have been impossible several years ago.

Experts have suggested that data will play the most crucial role in shaping the future of logistics over the next five years. While the industry has never had access to more data, it is digital transformation and training that facilitates job growth.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed

This course is superseded

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