Entry Requirements: A levels or Level 3 qualification OR 5 GCSE’s plus at least 2 years relevant work experience. Evidence of English Language capability at a level equivalent to IELTS 5.0 Other qualifications may be considered on a case by case basis
Minimum Age: 18 yrs
Duration: 6-12 months
Intake Dates: January, April, July, October
Fees: Please see fees page www.scbm.org.uk/fees/
External Exam Fees: Included

Diploma (Level 4) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to develop learners’ understanding of theory and practice relating to their role in this sector. The qualification will provide learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policy makers in their own country. It will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective practitioner in the logistics and supply chain sector. The units combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of effective performance, planning and accountability, development and team working. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within logistics and supply chain management.

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

Qualification structure

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Financial Accounting and Analysis (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Models and Frameworks for Operations Management (20 credits)
  • Management and Organisational Behaviour (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Economics (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Production and Operations Management (20 credits)
  • Purchasing and E-Procurement (20 credits)

Progressions

Successful completion of OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification provides learners with the opportunity for academic progressions to OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme. For more information visit University Progressions page in this website.

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