International Introductory Certificate in Logistics and Transport
The CILT International Introductory Certificate in Logistics and Transport offers a broad understanding of the principles, applications and concepts of logistics and transport industry. It gives students the opportunity to focus on an area of specialism to gain introductory knowledge of their professional sector. Whilst it would be beneficial for the candidate to have some working knowledge of the industry, this is not essential.
The course consists of four modules; two mandatory and two optional (allowing for students to specialise in their chosen area). All modules are assessed by written examination, consisting of short-answer questions.
Some educational partners may offer each unit as its own distinct short award with assessment and certification, allowing students to complete further units and the full qualification at a time to suit them.
The full Introductory Certificate may be delivered as an intensive short course, or a slightly longer part-time offer.
International Certificate in Logistics and Transport
The CILT International Certificate in Logistics and Transport is a free-standing, Level 3 qualification, designed to provide a sound foundation for a career within the transport and supply chain fields and should provide potential supervisors and first-line managers with a complete set of management skills. It is recommended that those undertaking this programme have some prior knowledge of logistics and transport operations; ideally through their own work experience, or through previous CILT International study.
The course consists of two mandatory and one optional module. These are assessed through written examination. Most students complete their studies within a year.
The modules offered as part of this qualification can also be offered as stand-alone units, giving both students and employers maximum flexibility.
Successful completion of the International Certificate, together with a minimum of 2 years appropriate experience, meets the eligibility criteria for membership upgrade to Chartered Member (CMILT) of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
International Diploma in Logistics and Transport
This course is designed to support professionals involved in planning logistics operations and those operating in supervisory or operational management roles. It is also ideal for graduates with non-business degrees moving into the logistics field.
As a Level 5 programme, this would be taught at the same level as Year 2 of a Bachelor’s degree, but is focussed on vocational rather than purely academic learning.
Candidates study four units (one mandatory and three electives/options) and are assessed via a written examination. Whilst the course can be delivered in a part-time manner over up to 18 months, most complete within a year. The course will be a blend of both taught material and independent study.
Successful completion of the CILT International Diploma together with a minimum of 3 years appropriate experience meets the eligibility criteria for membership upgrade from Student Member to Member (MILT) of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
International Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport
As a Level 6 qualification, this course is akin to the final year of a Bachelor’s degree and could therefore be used to gain access to post-graduate study at Master’s level should the candidate wish to explore this route.
This qualification is designed for those with strategic responsibilities (or those looking to move into these roles) within the logistics and transport industry. However, students without this experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis; training providers will work with them to ensure that they are able to access the course and apply their learning effectively.
Due to the operational level of this course, the Advanced Diploma is typically delivered in a part-time manner to accommodate both work and study and usually takes between 18 months to two years. The course will be a blend of both taught material and independent study.
There are five mandatory modules. The first four modules are assessed by written examination, with the final one being a written professional project rooted in research methods and methodology. Due to the advanced level of the qualification, it is not possible to take units in stand-alone format.
Successful completion of the International Advanced Diploma, together with a minimum of 5 years appropriate experience, meets the eligibility criteria for membership upgrade to Chartered Member (CMILT) of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Some of the CILT programmes offered by Blue Ocean are:
- CILT Level 3 Certificate in Logistics and Transport
- CILT Level 5 Professional Diploma in Logistics and Transport
- CILT Certification in Shipping and Freight Forwarding
- CILT Certification in Supply Chain Leadership
- CILT Certification in Distribution and Transportation
- CILT Certification in International Trading
- CILT Certification in Quality Management and Risk Assessment
About Blue Ocean Training
Blue Ocean is one of the Middle East’s largest knowledge empowerment enterprises, founded 25 years ago to accelerate empowerment through education amongst the workforce community.
Today Blue Ocean’s operations span 16+ countries across the GCC, MENA, and Asia.
Blue Ocean offers a wide array of bespoke professional training courses backed by international certification.
Through its alliance with top institutes and affiliation bodies like the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), and support from its network of internationally qualified faculty, Blue Ocean offers participants a truly enriching experience.
Blue Ocean is the recipient of 25+awards including the prestigious Dubai Quality Appreciation Award, Superbrands UAE award, GPTW – Great Place to Work (Best Workplaces in Asia, Best Workplace in UAE, Best Workplaces in the Middle East), GFEL Top 50 Organisations in Education, to name a few. Not only was Blue Ocean the first training company in the UAE to be bestowed with the Superbrands recognition, but it is also the only brand in the Training industry to have the DQAA, Superbrands and GPTW recognitions.
The Academy’s professional and pragmatic training approach has helped thousands of individuals unleash their potential and enabled several conglomerates to redefine their strategic operations and secure significant ROI. Blue Ocean has a strong global alumni community of 130,000. The academy is a leader in supply chain education and boasts the reputation of training the highest number of supply chain professionals in the Middle East region.
Blue Ocean is one of the few organisations in the Middle East that has over 4,200 reviews on Google and maintains a score of 4.7/5.
The benefits of studying with The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport approved training.
Founded in 1919 with a mission to improve industry practices and nurture talent, CILT supports over 35,000 members in more than 50 countries. Through our educational suite, our strong community and our commitment to high standards, we help professionals at all levels to develop their careers and access better jobs.
We offer the complete range of learning, from accredited undergraduate and postgraduate degrees through to highly focused in-work courses. We also offer five levels of international qualifications, tailored to suit local conditions as and where appropriate.
The above information indicates the minimum requirements to obtain the qualification, however, CILT International works closely with training providers to ensure that courses meet the local Qualification Frameworks. As such, additional modules/units may form part of the course as per local government regulation and recognition of the programme of study.
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