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Certificate in Logistics (CD-ROM)

About the Certificate in Logistics (CD-ROM)


The Institute is dedicated to bridging identified competency gaps in our industry sector. 

The Certificate in Logistics and the Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management support personal growth and organisational capability improvement. They enhance competitive advantage and are critical in shaping business success.

The contemporary supply chain environment includes various processes and technologies for the effective utilisation of key resources to achieve cost effectiveness and superior customer value.

Organisations that fail to promote the development of logistics and supply chain skills will suffer as their employees struggle to keep pace with changes in our industry sector.  


Price: €TBC
Duration: The Certificate in Logistics is a flexible learning programme which allows participants to study at their own pace. It is recommended the certificate is completed within one year.


Course Application Closed as of 2018

Course Outline

The course is delivered via a multimedia CD-ROM. Course modules are taught through interactive instruction.


  • Introduction to logistics
  • Transport
  • Forecasting logistics requirements
  • Inventory policy decisions
  • Production scheduling decisions
  • Procurement decisions
  • Outsourced supply chain
  • Distribution management
  • Logistics customer service

Benefits of the Certificate in Logistics

As this is a flexible learning programme students can study at their own pace.

Students who complete the course receive one year’s free affiliate membership of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Ireland.  

On completion of the Certificate in Logistics students will be able to:

  • Define all the logistics and transport terms that are used in the day-to-day operation of logistics and transport processes.
  • Explain the purpose of logistics within the organisation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the importance of logistics to the success of the organisation.
  • Illustrate the interaction and interdependence of each individual logistics function.
  • Propose ways in which the logistics process could be improved.
  • Assess the logistics strategy of the organisation.
  • Describe the transport function and its importance to logistics.

Examination Format

Assignments:  Participants must complete 3 assignments during the course.
  Each should be approximately 2500 words in length.
Marks per assignment: 10 marks
Total: 30 marks 


Students are required to sit 3 hour written examination.


70 marks

Assignments: 30 marks
Exam: 70 marks
Total: 100 marks

Marking System

A pass mark of 50% is required in each assignment and in the exam in order to achieve the Certificate in Logistics.

A student’s overall mark is calculated by adding their results in each of the assignments and the exam together. This final mark is out of 100. 

Grade Mark
Distinction 80%+
Merit 70-79%
Credit 60-69%
Pass 50-59%


The Certificate in Logistics is awarded by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Ireland, the key professional body for the logistics and transport disciplines. 


Frequently Asked Questions

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  3. How do I submit my assignments?

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