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OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management

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OBJECTIVES:

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification is to provide learners with a specialist programme of study that provides a depth of knowledge and understanding of key aspects within the Logistics and Supply Chain Management sector.The Level 4 units provide an introduction to contemporary Business and LCSM topics. The units combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of academic and research skills, logistics and the business environment, operations management, effective performance, planning and accountability, finance, communication, management and team working. Successful completion of this qualification will allow learners to work in a variety of roles within logistics and supply chain management and to progress to further study.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

✓ These qualifications are designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.

✓ The entry profile for learners is likely to include at least one of the following:

✓ Relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or equivalent qualification.

✓ GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification.

✓ Mature learners (over 21) with relevant management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme).

✓ English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.

MANDATORY UNITS:
Unit-1. Academic Writing and Research Skills (20 credits)
Unit-2. Logistics and the Business Environment (20 credits)
Unit-3. Operations and Logistics Management (20 credits)
Unit-4. Finance and Accounting (20 credits)
Unit-5. Communication in Business (20 credits)
Unit-6. Leading and Managing Teams (20 credits)
EQUIVALENCES:

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE:

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

DURATION AND DELIVERY:
  1. The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.

  2. The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.

ASSESSMENT AND VERIFICATION:

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.

The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

PROGRESSIONS: :

Successful completion of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification provides learners with the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant OTHM Level 5 Extended Diplomas. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme. For more information visit University Progressions page in this website.