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 Green Logistics provides information to help develop better understanding of green or sustainable logistics. It provides the necessary skills and knowledge to enable learners to understand better many of the issues surrounding the subject of green or sustainable logistics. It will also help learners to develop the ability to appreciate the environmental impact of the various modes of transport, logistics and supply chain operations, reverse logistics activities and how to improve energy efficiency within the logistics and transport sectors. 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 Green 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.

Green Logistics

The unit covers a wide spectrum of the green logistics and green issues topics related to the business activities in expanding markets. The unit examines an environmental impact of logistics and supply chain operations, modal considerations, energy efficiency, future trends and strategies. The unit also provides an introduction into the issues relating to managing green change and how these changes may be successfully managed and effectively monitored.

Who the Level 3 qualification is for:

The Level 3 Certificate is aimed at team leaders, supervisors or first-line managers. It is also 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