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TLI50221 Diploma of Logistics

National ID: TLI50221 State ID: BHI8
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Become a manager of supply chain management and gain specialist knowledge in logistics. 

The supply chain is an integral component of business operations around the world and the efficient flow of goods and services from the supplier to the end customer is critical to the success and reputation of a company. 

This course will equip you with an in-depth understanding of supply chain management in a technologically advancing sector. You'll gain managerial skills as you take on more advanced skills for management of people, budgets, resources and processes. Become adept at managing suppliers, contracts and the Chain of Responsibility.

This nationally recognised qualification will advance your skillset and open doors to employment opportunities in almost every industry including retail, food, construction, manufacturing and agriculture. 


  • monitor the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility)
  • develop and maintain operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises
  • manage a supply chain
  • manage facility and inventory requirements
  • manage customer service
  • implement and monitor transport logistics
  • develop a transport and logistics business plan
  • manage a transport and logistics business unit

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • be reliable and flexible and have a strong work ethic
  • be able to work a full day on your feet
  • be computer literate 

This course remains FEE FREE in 2024! The tuition fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA Government for WA residents.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training. Tuition fees are free, but resource fees may be payable for some courses


Online study is available for this course. Be sure to check the study requirements tab for information about studying this course using eCampus including study assistance and our helpful online study guide, then use the apply now link where you see the online study option. 

VET Student Loans (VSL)

This course is a VET Student Loan eligible course. A VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth and is only available to students who are eligible.

To find out if you are eligible or to see the list of eligible courses visit our Student Loans page.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

It is recommended students be at least 18 years of age to commence this course.

Prospective students should hold one of the following:

  • Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations
  • Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations (Warehousing)
  • Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations (Purchasing and Procurement)
  • Certificate IV in Supply Chain Operations (Logistics)
  • Equivalent industry experience

What you need

Once you are enrolled your lecturer will contact you and admit you to Catapult, your online learning platform. You will be given instructions on how the course will run and how you will communicate with your lecturer.

Online study

You will need to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week online using Catapult's resource library. At home study includes private study, assignment preparation, and research. 

You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

The nature of online study can involve a significant investment of time and the ability to be a focused, self-motivated learner. You should consider your personal circumstances and past study history before committing to study online. Find out more in our online study info pack below.

Online study info pack (334 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Become a specialist in your field with university study

The information about university credit points and tuition costs provides a general guide only. SM TAFE recommends students discuss credit points with the university or college of their choice at the time of graduation.

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Click on your preferred campus and study mode below to get started with your application. 

All year round

Fremantle - Online and On Campus

Duration 2 Semesters
When All year round
Where Fremantle
How Online and On Campus

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