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TLI50415
Diploma of

Logistics

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Summary

This qualification will give you the skills for a job role that focuses on the integrated management of logistics. Learn how to plan and select appropriate equipment, and developing strategic initiatives. You will also gain knowledge of best practice communication, maintaining personal responsibility and performing complex technical operations. Join or move up the ranks in one of Australia’s most exciting, diverse and growing sectors by gaining nationally recognised skills in logistics.


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Duration
12 months
Units
15 units
Logistics workers manage the movement of goods from point of origin to point of consumption to meet customer requirements. These might include physical items such as food, products, and equipment; as well as abstract items such as energy and information. This course will qualify you to become a logistics manager or supply and distribution worker, who might be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the distribution of goods for an organisation. You might work in material handling, packaging, transportation, inventory, production, warehousing and even security.
Course structure

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.

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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
  • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
  • 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 at monthly webinars as required.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
TLIL5020
Develop and maintain operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises in accordance with relevant regulations, standards and codes of practice, including the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code and workplace procedures. It includes planning and developing operational procedures, and monitoring and evaluating the implementation of these operational procedure/s. Work is under general guidance on progress and outcomes. It requires discretion and judgement for self and others in planning and using resources, services and processes to achieve required outcomes. The unit generally applies to those with responsibility for resource coordination and allocation, and who lead individuals and teams.

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.

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.

BSBMGT517
Manage operational plan

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation's productivity and profitability plans. Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation's operational plan.

TLIP5004
Develop a transport and logistics business plan

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop a business plan for an organisation or a discrete business unit in the transport and logistics industry, in accordance with relevant Australian and international regulatory requirements, standards, codes of practice and workplace procedures. This includes conducting a situational and market analysis, analysing the organisational environment, developing appropriate strategies, and implementing and evaluating the resulting business plan. Work is under general guidance on progress and outcomes. It requires discretion and judgement for self and others in planning and using resources, services and processes to achieve required outcomes. The unit generally applies to those with responsibility for resource coordination and allocation, and who lead individuals or teams.

TLIF0003
Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure chain of responsibility compliance

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to ensure workplace compliance with chain of responsibility legislation in relation to heavy vehicle laws and regulations. It includes explaining the chain of responsibility features in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) and regulations or applicable state/territory law and regulations. It also involves ability to identify the requirements for and to develop, implement and review, workplace policies and procedures for chain of responsibility. Work is performed under minimum supervision generally as a manager.

TLIX5036
Manage and monitor technical data and information systems

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to manage and monitor technical data and information systems in accordance with relevant organisational policy and procedures. It includes designating detailed technical data, information use and maintenance responsibilities; developing key performance indicators for technical data management activities; and developing monitoring methodology. It also includes monitoring technical data management systems; identifying and responding to problems and changes; and designating technical data and information creation and capturing responsibilities. This competency occurs within an established systems framework. It may also be used to review systems processes and activities. This unit applies to technical regulatory framework specialists working within materiel logistics but is applicable to any individual in this field of work. 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 output.

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.

BSBRSK501
Manage risk

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

TLIU4001
Implement and monitor environmental protection policies and procedures

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor environmental protection policies and procedures. It includes accessing relevant information concerning environmental protection regulations and procedures as well as implementing and monitoring environmental hazard procedures, related control procedures, environmental training arrangements and required records and documentation. People achieving competence in this unit will need to comply with relevant national, state/territory legislative and regulatory requirements and codes of practice. Work is generally performed within a team environment.

TLII5018
Manage customer service

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to manage customer service as part of work undertaken in various contexts within the transport and logistics industry. It includes planning to meet internal and external customer requirements, ensuring delivery of quality products/services and monitoring, adjusting and reporting customer service to improve the provision of products/services. The unit generally applies to those who lead individuals or teams.

TLIX5040
Manage contracted support services

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to manage contracted support services in support of organisational operations, in accordance with relevant workplace policies and procedures. It includes determining the scope of contracted support provided, integrating contracted support into organisational operations, and supervising the delivery of and reporting on, contracted support performance. The unit applies to people with responsibility for managing contracted services in a deployed context. However, this unit can apply to anyone managing/administering contract services. This unit does not include establishing the contractual arrangements. This person will bring management skills and leadership to perform the scope of this unit of competency. Contracted support may be comprised of a range of capabilities from different disciplines such as road transport, supply, maintenance, catering or health. These services are usually procured to supplement organisational capability to fill organisational capability gaps.

BSBMGT502
Manage people performance

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management. It applies to individuals who manage people. It covers work allocation and the methods to review performance, reward excellence and provide feedback where there is a need for improvement. The unit makes the link between performance management and performance development, and reinforces both functions as a key requirement for effective managers. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

BSBWOR502
Lead and manage team effectiveness

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to facilitate all aspects of teamwork within the organisation. It involves taking a leadership role in the development of team plans, leading and facilitating teamwork and actively engaging with the management of the organisation.

BSBPMG522
Undertake project work

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. This unit addresses the management of projects, including developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project, and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

Outcomes

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

Career outcomes

Entry requirements

Start date
Enrol anytime

As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have completed year 10, or
  • a qualification at Certificate III level or higher, or
  • 3 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

You will also need to be at least 18 years at the time of applying for admission. Approval from HOF required

Resource requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing operational skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Chrome or Firefox browsers
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
Recording equipment / software required

A digital video recording device (for example a webcam or mobile phone with a camera) and simple recording apps to save and upload videos, images and audio files.

You will also need software such as Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, or Quicktime to view online videos and images.

Language requirements

This course involves reading, researching and undertaking a range of written and practical assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

Completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate II level or higher;

OR

2 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Other requirements

Some assessments have Role-Play components and will require other participants to aparticipate as characters in role plays. These are designed to establish simulation and to demonstrate practical and/or oral communication skills. Students will be required to source and arrange these other participants, participants can be family, friends or workplace colleagues.

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