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CILT Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport

The CILT Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport is an entry level course for anyone starting a logistics industry career.

The module units cover such topics as logistics, customer service and marketing, freight transport services, planning and freight transport operation, warehousing and inventory and purchasing. CILT Level 2 gives those with little or no experience of logistics a solid foundation on which to build a career.

Course fee: GBP1,193.00 (VAT at 20% must be added to this if you are intending to study within the European Union)

Course duration: 6-12 months (based on average study time of 5 hours per week)

The CILT Level 2 course is ideal for line supervisors and supervisory staff who are in the logistics and transport industry. This course will provide you with key communication skills, allowing you to demonstrate your skills with a wider audience.

Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport

Enrolling in our CILT courses will provide you with an advantage over your peers with the new skills you will gain. These include:

  • The CILT Level 2 course will provide you with an industry-recognised qualification that will make your CV stand out. You will have the ability to tailor the course to your career goals and shape your future.
  • The CILT Level 2 is an internationally recognised qualification that employers are looking for. Increase your chances of getting hired when enrolling with CILT courses. Not only does it increase your chances of getting hired, but it also helps to push your career development at your current workplace.
  • Gain the latest real skills and knowledge that will push your career to new levels. CILT Level 2 provides real like skills with knowledge that can be applied in your day to day job.


Course Content

To complete this programme you need to complete the two mandatory units and any two optional units from the list below.

Mandatory Units:

  • Introduction to Logistics
    • The cilt level 2 unit is designed to introduce learners to the concept of logistics in its widest sense and to some of the general practices that are important in every part of the logistics working environment. Introduction to Logistics covers people in the working environment, sustainability and the environment and communications technology. For more information on this unit: Introduction to Logistics

  • Introduction to Customer Service and Marketing
    • The mandatory unit introduces the learners to the main principles of Customer Service and Marketing in logistics and transport. The learners will study the customer processes with particular focus on retaining customers and developing effective relationships with them.

      The unit comprises the concept of the market, market segments and the importance of understanding customer requirements. Learners are also introduced to the concepts of developing a marketing plan, market research and the influence of the external environment on marketing.

Optional Units:

  • Introduction to Freight Transport Services
    • This unit introduces learners to freight transport services. The unit covers: transport and freight movements; freight transport characteristics; the organisational structure of the freight transport industry and freight transport costs and charges. For more information, please click here Introductory Transport

  • Introduction to Planning and Operation of Freight Transport
    • This unit is designed to introduce students to the systems and mechanisms used in planning, organising and operating freight transport in local, regional, national and international operations. The unit includes: route planning and scheduling; collection storage and distribution centres; mechanisms for controlling operations; regulation and enforcement of freight transport. For more information, please click here Introductory Transport

  • Introduction to Warehousing and Inventory
    • This unit is designed to introduce learners to the concept of warehousing and inventory and its place in a supply chain. The unit covers topics including storage and materials handling, warehousing principles and processes and managing inventory. For more information, please go to Introductory Warehousing and Introductory Inventory

  • Introduction to Purchasing
    • This unit introduces learners to the concept of procurement. The process of procurement is having an increasing influence on the profitability and competitive advantage of organisations today and this unit emphasises the need to achieve a professional procurement function. The introduction to purchasing will examine the scope of purchasing; sourcing and contract law; purchasing; progress monitoring and control and global sourcing.