Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management


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  • Aim of Programme

    Aim of Programme

    The main objective of the Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to provide learners of all backgrounds with the opportunity to explore and develop their interest in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. This course will give learners the opportunity to further their skill, or re-skill and make a positive contribution to their organisation through gaining an understanding of the dynamics of business and in particular from a warehousing, transport, distribution, exporting and customs perspective. It will ensure that they are better at making decisions, solving problems and are appropriately skilled for the workplace of the future.

    Online / Blended

    • 6
      NFQ Level
    • 60

    Programme Content

    Programme Content

    • Operations and Logistics Management

    • Customer Service and Value

    • Purchasing and Procurement in a Commercial Environment

    • Contract Law, Customs and the Regulatory Environment

    • Supply Chain Management

    • Distribution, Warehousing, Design and Storage

    Minimum Entry Requirements

     Minimum Entry Requirements

    Mature applicants (i.e over 23 years)
    Leaving Certificate – Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate
    Two of these subjects must be Mathematics and a language (English or Irish)
    any QQI Level 5 (Full award with a minimum of eight modules)
    Recognition of Prior Learning (APL/APEL)





    Induction for the 2022 academic year takes place (online via Zoom) on Saturday 15th January from 9.30am to 1pm. In advance, you will be required to review Pre Induction reading material, available to you on www.aitflexiblelearning.ie.

    During Induction, you will be given the opportunity to:

    • Meet your programme lecturers, programme co-ordinator and students
    • Overview of the programme handbook, programme’s modules, assessments and delivery timetable
    • Introduction to Athlone IT’s operating systems including MS Office, Zoom, Moodle etc
    • Outline of the learning supports available to you during the programme



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    Progression from the Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is on to the Level 6 Higher Certificate in Business programme, which is a one year programme.

    Entry criteria to this certificate is based on being a mature applicant (i.e over 23 years of age) and completion of the Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme. Following successful completion, students are eligible to apply for the Level 7 Bachelor of Business Studies.  On successful completion, students are eligible to apply and progress to the Level 8 Bachelor of Business Studies. On successful completion, students are eligible to apply and progress to a Level 9 Postgraduate Diploma in various disciplines or Masters of Business Studies in Research.




    1 Year

    Delivery Details Tab:
    Tuesday 7 pm – 10 pm
    Thursday 7 PM – 9 PM
    Plus 4 Saturdays per semester

    January 29th
    February 12th
    March 12th
    April 2nd

    Saturdays may be scheduled for face to face in AIT (9 am- 4.30 pm) or online (9 am – 1 pm).
    To be confirmed in the programme timetable.

    Programme Fee

    This is a Springboard+ Funded Programme.

    This programme will be fully funded for eligible applicants.

    To apply go to www.springboardcourses.ie


    The programme’s assessments will be a combination of final examinations and continuous assessments.


    Tuesday 18th January 2022


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  • Seeking to develop new skills or increase your current skills in the areas of Logistics and Supply Chain Management?