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Logistics and Transport


Logistics and Transport is a 1 semester Certificate examined by Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

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About Logistics and Transport

The CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate in Logistics and Transport is a free-standing qualification designed to provide a sound foundation for a career within the transport and supply chain fields and to provide Learners with a complete set of management skills.

This qualification follows on from the general knowledge gained in the CILT(UK) Level 2 Certificate and provides more in-depth information on the core business subjects and specialist areas.


The CILT(UK) Awarding Organisation is regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual), Qualifications Wales and CCEA Regulation. This qualification is available on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and Qualifications in Wales (QiW) database.

Entry requirements for Logistics and Transport

  • KCSE Mean Grade D

Institutions offering Logistics and Transport


Railway Training Institute

Public College Likoni

Railways Training Institute, RTI is an institution that exists to provide practical and quality training in transport and logistics responsive to a dynamic market environment through research and...

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Objectives of Logistics and Transport

The CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate in Logistics and Transport is aimed at team leaders, new supervisors or aspiring managers and is also recommended for anyone making a career change.

This is an open-access qualification, although Learners would benefit from having some prior knowledge of logistics and transport operations and an awareness of the integrated nature of supply chain activities.

Logistics and Transport - Programme

Business Theory

This unit gives Learners the ability to understand and use theory from such elements as: marketing and product positioning, managing information, reporting to finance and aspects of legality.

Business Application

This unit contains a wide spread of information covering key management practices and theory across functional management through to business planning, motivation and the art of managing people.


This unit provides Learners with essential knowledge and understanding to deliver the skills required by an aspiring warehouse manager in order to operate effectively. The unit covers all the key areas of warehousing operations and the key activities involved in each area.


This unit is designed to introduce Learners to the knowledge and understanding of inventory management and the techniques involved in balancing trade-offs, to deliver optimum supply chain performance. It shows that inventory management is a key contributor to competitive advantage in the sector and can lead to improvements in customer service, operational efficiency and company asset utilisation.

Passenger Transport Operations

This unit aims to provide Learners with the knowledge and understanding of the structure and operation of all types of passenger transport operations for local, national and international journeys, in all the major modes of transport. It examines the role of passenger transport in today?s society, including environmental issues and management. The unit also includes structure, planning, regulation and control of the passenger transport industry. Finally, the unit looks at funding and finance and the roles played by both public and private sector organisations.


This unit is designed to equip Learners with the necessary skills and knowledge required to perform procurement effectively. It comprises of procurement environment, procurement operations, commercial management in procurement and performance management in procurement.

Freight Transport Operations

This unit gives knowledge and understanding of the structure and operation of all types of freight transport operations, including supply chain operation across all the major transport modes. 

It examines the role of freight transport today and includes environmental issues and freight management. Importantly, freight transport planning and the regulation and control of the freight transport industry are included. The unit closes by introducing freight transport specific business activity.

Local Authority Passenger Transport Planning and Provision 

This unit seeks to help equip Learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver effective and efficient services that meet the identified needs of local communities. As well as technical capabilities, the unit aims to develop Learners? abilities to contribute to the authority?s aims and objectives in respect of passenger transport provision.

Supply Chain Operations

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to understand the operation of supply chains in various business settings. The unit provides an exploration of supply chain origins and concepts, as well as the different flows in a supply chain, with the upstream and downstream linkages identified. It also analyses the supply chain environment for both local and global operations.

Transport Planning

This unit seeks to give a flavour of the different elements of transport planning, showing the part played by each in the decision-making, planning, development and implementation of transport projects. In addition, it also covers relevant issues concerning travel behaviour, mode choice and accessibility. In particular, this unit aims to broaden Learners? thinking on the various factors that have to be balanced in transport decisions, such as: economic prosperity, environment, congestion, social inclusion and accessibility, equity, choice and safety.

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