CILT Level 3

Certificate in Logistics and Transport

The CILT Level 3 Certificate in Logistics and Transport is intended for those who are or are seeking to become supervisors or first line managers within the logistics and transport industry.

The CILT Level 3 course helps professionals develop their skills in a rewarding, challenging environment. As the demand for logistics professionals grows each year this course becomes ever more important. Increase your chance of first class opportunities and rapid career progression with courses carried out by LLA.

Topics covered in the CILT Level 3 course include warehousing, inventory, procurement, supply chain operations, freight transport operations, green logistics and global logistics.

Level 3 is for you if you are: Are a supervisor/first line manager or are aspiring to that role, wish to improve your overall logistics knowledge and want to solve logistics issues in the workplace

Carrying out CILT courses can be hugely beneficial for individuals and companies. Some of the benefits include:


Individuals and team members receive industry-recognised qualifications that will allow them to excel in their jobs.


CILT courses and recognised internationally, allowing you to open your career opportunities worldwide.


Having a CILT qualification is a highly rated qualification by employers, completing these courses will ensure you stand out from your peers. If you are looking to push your career development and increase your chance of a payrise, CILT qualifications will help you excel in your workplace.


Carrying out CILT qualifications will show to your employers that you are looking to learn and improve yourself. These qualifications will equip you with real life skills you can apply when getting a job.

Course Fee & Duration

Course fee GBP1,656.00 (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)

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Course Content

To complete this programme you will need to complete the two mandatory units plus one of the optional units. Additional units can be studied as an Award.


Mandatory Units:

Business Theory
This 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 functional management through to business planning, motivation and the art of managing people.
Warehousing - Logistics Learning Alliance

Optional Units:


This unit provides learners with essential knowledge and understanding to deliver the skills required by an aspiring warehouse manager to operate effectively. The unit covers all the key areas of warehousing operations and the key activities involved in each area.


This unit is designed to introduce learners to the knowledge and understanding of inventory management and the techniques involved in balancing trade-offs to deliver optimum supply chain performance. It shows that inventory management is a key contributor to competitive advantage in the sector and can lead to improvements in customer service, operational efficiency and company asset utilisation.


This unit is designed to equip learners with the basic skills and knowledge required to perform procurement effectively. It comprises procurement environment; procurement operations; commercial management in procurement; and performance management in procurement.

Supply Chain Operations

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to understand the operation of supply chains in various business settings. The unit provides an exploration of supply chain origins and concepts as well as the different flows in a supply chain, with the upstream and downstream linkages identified. The supply chain environment is analysed for both local and global operations.

Freight Transport Operations

This unit gives knowledge and understanding of the structure and operation of all types of freight transport operations, including supply chain operation, across all the major transport modes. It examines the role of freight transport today and includes environmental issues and management. Importantly, freight transport planning and the regulation and control of the freight transport industry are included. The unit closes by introducing freight transport specific business activity.

Green Logistics

Green Logistics 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 success.

Global Logistics

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