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OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management


The OTHM Online Level 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management course at London College of Professional Studies. It aims to increase learners’ grasp of logistics and supply chain management policy, management theory, and practise. It gives students the chance to interact with the issues that influence professionals and policy leaders in their own nation and students can opt for learning logistics courses in the UK as well. They will offer information that supports the capacity to function as a productive manager in the industry. They combine professional knowledge that is both theoretical and practical, and they will aid in the growth and improvement of knowledge and abilities in the fields of leading change, efficient planning, risk assessment, and forecasting. Different jobs in supply chain management and logistics will be open to learners.


The Level 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management will develop the Learner’s ability to:

  • Apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills.
  • Investigate issues and opportunities.
  • Develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues.
  • Use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways.
  • Make use of relevant information from different sources.
  • Develop and encourage problem-solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges.
  • Exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions and develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills.

Delivery Methods

Learners London College of Professional Studies can access blended learning, online diploma experience, remote learning, and in-person learning, among other flexible delivery modalities. The study method can be chosen by the students as it suits them.


The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

5 Month

9 Month


This Level 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (Othm)

OTHM Qualifications

Course Delivery

The programme is delivered in 2 methods:

  • Online
  • In-Class

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification
  • The learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.

Module Structure

There are 6 obligatory units in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Level 5 qualification, totaling 120 credits.

Unit Ref. No. Unit title Unit Level Unit Credit
A/617/6039 Business Communication 5 20
M/617/6040 Purchasing, Supplier Management and Negotiation 5 20
T/617/6041 Supply Chain Management 5 20
A/617/6042 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 5 20
F/617/6043 Strategic Management 5 20
J/617/6044 Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Forecasting 5 20
Total: 120


A suitable OTHM Level 6 Diploma is one of the academic progressions available to learners who successfully complete the Level 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management  degree.

Employment Progression

Depending on which part of the supply chain you are in, your day-to-day tasks may include:

  • working with procurement managers and buyers to select products that are in demand and will sell
  • negotiating and managing contracts with suppliers
  • planning the best way to get goods from suppliers to distribution centers and retailers
  • tracking shipments and stock levels using computer software
  • looking at ways to improve supply chain networks
  • monitoring overall performance to make sure targets are met
  • preparing forecasts and inventories


Assessment is via assignment submission.

No Exams

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