About the course:

Study time commitment: Part Time, Short Course

Learning style: Distance Learning

Who is the course for: Manager, Supervisors, Team Leaders


The CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate in Global Logistics provides knowledge and understanding of current trade patterns and the structure and operation of global and multi-national trade, business and supply chains. It includes economic, environmental, cultural, political, and ethical issues and moves on to address how global trade is regulated, constrained, controlled and monitored across all major modes of transport. The qualification also seeks to provide learners with a complete set of management skills.

The Level 3 Certificate leads on from the CILT(UK) Level 3 Award in Global Logistics qualification. If this has been previously completed, then to achieve the Level 3 Certificate only two mandatory units Business Theory and Business Application have to be taken.


The qualification comprises of three mandatory units:

Business Theory

The Business Theory unit gives learners the ability to understand and use theory from such elements as marketing and product positioning to 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 line or functional management through to business planning, motivations and the art of managing people.

Global Logistics

The unit considers the options available for international businesses wishing to minimise any negative factors, including those associated with the environment and conducting global business. The unit examines physical and human resource issues related to extended supply chain operation and control, including the quality assurance and development of technical and quality standards.

Who the Level 3 qualification is for:

The Level 3 Certificate is aimed at team leaders, supervisors or first-line managers. It is suitable for individuals working in the logistics and transport industry, or at least for those who have an awareness or understanding of the field.

How long does it take?

The guided learning hours for the full qualification are 240.

This comprises 80 hours per unit.

The registration period, during which a learner should complete the qualification, is two years.

To apply

UK applicants, please click here

Overseas applicants, please click here