OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management


The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Extended 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.

Qualification Title

Extented Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management



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Level 4: 6 Mandatory units:

  • Academic Writing and Research Skills (20 credits)
  • Logistics and the Business Environment (20 credits)
  • Operations and Logistics Management (20 credits)
  • Finance and Accounting (20 credits)
  • Communication in Business (20 credits)
  • Leading and Managing Teams (20 credits)

Level 5: 6 Mandatory units:

  • Principles and Concepts of Strategy (20 credits)
  • Procurement and Inventory Management (20 credits)
  • Contract and Financial Management (20 credits)
  • Global Context of Supply Chains (20 credits)
  • Principles and Concepts of Supply Chain Management (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management (20 credits)

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)
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