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Gaining accredited qualifications in logistics could see you take on many different career pathways, and join a sector where jobs are booming. Logistics facilities trade across industries and can take many formats; and year on year this occupation group is growing and professionalising, as new technologies emerge and new job roles are created to keep the pace. Launch yourself into logistics with this entry-level but comprehensive certificate.
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The logistics industry has so many facets and levels, so opportunities for career advancements are always available.
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Customise this course to suit your needs! Gain specific job related skills in areas such as monitoring stock levels; calculating dimensions; management strategies; transport; logistics planning and processes or even operating a forklift. You can tailor your certificate to a job role you currently hold, one you are aiming for, or for your own small or medium enterprise. This nationally recognised qualification is valid in every state and territory of Australia.
  • Course structure

    The TLI42016 Certificate IV in Logistics is a comprehensive certificate level qualification for those wishing to enter the logistics industry. Units covered include: Organise transport of goods, plan procurement, assess and monitor optimum stock levels and implement and monitor logistics planning and processes.

    The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

    Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

    Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

  • Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification.

    The target participants in the TLI42016 Certificate IV in Logistics qualification may be employees, school leavers or job seekers with some personal or vocational experience in a particular industry.

    As a guide, entrants to this program may:

    • have completed year 12 in compulsory education
    • hold a certificate II or III in a similar discipline
    • have some work history in an associated field
    • ​complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly

    This is a qualification for those engaged in logistics operations in the Transport and Logistics Industry in a variety of operational roles.

    It involves a broad range of skilled applications including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, to develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and to provide leadership and guidance to others in applying skills and planning skill development.

    Successful achievement of the licensing units within the qualification must align with applicable licensing and regulatory requirements.

    To ensure participants are able to seamlessly access our online learning platform and video content, they will require access to a modern computer with high-speed internet. Participants will also need to possess basic computing skills, and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment before enrolment can be confirmed.

    Throughout the course, participants will need constant access to a current, operating, Logistics workplace in order to complete some assessment activities.

    If the workplace does not have the range of activities required for assessment or it is not appropriate for other reasons, Upskilled provides a simulated organisation, which participants can use to reflect a real-life situation.

  • Inclusions
    Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
    • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Student Support services
    • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
    • online tutorials
    • video content access via:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • Assessment
    Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
    • summative and formative assignments
    • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
    • scenarios and/or case studies
    • projects
    • written/oral questions
    • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance online if required.


This qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.


This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.

You may be able to customise your course through credit transfers. E.g., holders of a valid forklift licence may be able to substitute a unit through a credit transfer. Please speak to one of our education consultants for more information.
  • TLIF0001
    Apply chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures

    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, apply and follow chain of responsibility legislation, regulations and workplace procedures in relation to heavy vehicles as they apply to an individual’s own job role. It includes explaining the chain of responsibility features, applying the requirements, and identifying and reporting breaches in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) and regulations or applicable state/territory law and regulations.

  • TLIX4028
    Apply knowledge of logistics

    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to analyse and apply knowledge of logistics in accordance with relevant organisational policy and procedures. It includes accessing and interpreting relevant logistics information and applying this information in the workplace. This unit applies to emerging logistics specialists who need an understanding of the functions and activities of the wider organisation but is applicable to any individual in this field of work. The application of this knowledge is required by people who are not currently specialists in the field but need the knowledge to inform their decision making. Typically these individuals must demonstrate the ability to work independently or as part of a team under direct and/or indirect supervision, use discretion and judgement, and take responsibility for the quality of their outputs.

  • BSBWOR501
    Manage personal work priorities and professional development

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage own performance and professional development. particular emphasis is on setting and meeting priorities, analysing information and using a range of strategies to develop further competence.

  • TLIF0002
    Administer chain of responsibility policies and procedures

    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, apply and follow chain of responsibility policies and procedures in a supervisory role in relation to heavy vehicles. It includes explaining the chain of responsibility features and administering the requirements in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) and regulations or applicable state/territory law and regulations. It also involves administering and monitoring chain of responsibility workplace policies and procedures, and identifying and reporting chain of responsibility breaches.

  • TLIA4032
    Organise transport of freight or goods

    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to organise the transport of freight or goods in compliance with relevant codes of practice and regulations, and to apply routine principles and procedures to organise the transport of freight or goods prior to shipment. It includes planning transport operations, organising freight transport, completing the required documentation and finalising organisational processes. It is performed under general supervision, with some accountability and responsibility for self and others in achieving prescribed outcomes.

  • TLIF4014
    Develop and maintain a safe workplace

    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain a safe workplace in accordance with regulations. It includes planning and implementing safety requirements; informing and training personnel on work health safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation, codes and standards; and establishing and maintaining procedures for assessing and controlling safety risks. It also includes monitoring, adjusting and reporting safety performance, and evaluating the WHS/OHS system and related policies, procedures and programs. Work involves discretion and judgement in developing and maintaining a safe workplace. Work is performed under minimum supervision with general guidance on progress and outcomes of work. Work generally involves responsibility for resource coordination and allocation, and provides leadership of others individually or in teams.

  • BSBWHS401
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements

  • TLIR4008
    Implement and supervise stocktaking procedures

    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to implement and supervise stocktaking procedures in various contexts within the transport and logistics industry. It includes monitoring and maintaining stock records, implementing stocktaking and stock rotation processes, and identifying stock losses. The unit generally applies to those who lead individuals or teams.

  • TLII4001
    Coordinate quality customer service

    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to coordinate quality customer service in accordance with relevant regulations. It includes planning to meet internal and external customer requirements, ensuring the delivery of quality service and monitoring, adjusting and reporting customer service. Work is performed under general supervision.

  • BSBCUS401
    Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to advise on, carry out and evaluate customer service strategies, including the design of improvement strategies based on feedback. Operators may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

  • BSBHRM405
    Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle. Performance of the work described in this unit will be underpinned by in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions.

  • BSBMGT405
    Provide personal leadership

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to display high levels of personal leadership and to be a role model within the work environment.

  • BSBMGT403
    Implement continuous improvement

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement the organisation's continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on using systems and strategies to actively encourage the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reviewing performance, and identifying opportunities for further improvements.

  • TLIU3011
    Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to implement improvements and to monitor sustainable work practices, including developing processes and tools. It includes investigating current practices in relation to resource usage, setting target improvements, implementing performance improvement strategies and monitoring performance. It applies to those who have responsibility for a specific area of work or who lead a work group or team.

  • PSPPCM004
    Plan procurement

    This unit describes the skills required to plan, justify and approve of procurement requirements to achieve the required outcome. It includes defining and justifying the need, researching potential impact and risks, and securing organisational support to proceed with procurement activity This unit applies to those working as public sector staff required to plan procurement. The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to. Those undertaking this unit would work under minor supervision, while performing complex tasks in familiar context. In practice, planning procurement overlaps with other generalist and specialist public sector and local government work activities, such as upholding and supporting the values and principles of public service, identifying and treating risks, exercising delegations, applying government processes, encouraging compliance with legislation in the public sector or local government, developing and distributing requests for offers, selecting providers and managing contracts.

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  • Trainer
    Patrick Mickel
    Patrick Mickel has been training in Asia and Australia for the last 8 years in various roles working as a Corporate Trainer, Course Coordinator and Trainer/Assessor. He has worked on billion-dollar projects in a leadership role, most recently on the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. 

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