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IIE Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

This IIE qualification is suitable for students who would like to pursue a career in the logistics and supply chain management industry.


​This logistics and supply chain management course is suitable for students who would like to pursue a career in the logistics and supply chain management industry. Graduates are enabled to work within a variety of logistics and supply chain-related positions with demonstrable hands-on skills in functions related to retailing, merchandising, or distribution. Open for 2023 mid-year application. Selected IIE qualifications and campuses. 

  • Bloemfontein
  • Bloemfontein
  • Durban
  • Nelson Mandela Bay
  • Online
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Polokwane
  • Pretoria
  • Cape Town

Course Outline

On Campus

This is a three-year full-time qualification offered by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) at IIE Rosebank College. Face-to-face lectures take place during the day on weekdays at the following campuses: Braamfontein, Durban, Polokwane, Bloemfontein and Pretoria CBD.


This IIE qualification is available through IIE Distance Learning for individuals wanting to study and work. You can receive Online support from IIE Rosebank College. Speak to one of our student advisors for more information.  


Year 1

  • Quantitative Thinking and Techniques
  • Digital and Academic Literacy
  • Marketing Principles
  • Supply Chain Management 1A: Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Business Management 1
  • Supply Chain Management 1B: Operations Management
  • Logistics Management 1A: Introduction to Logistics Management
  • Introduction to Economics

Year 2

  • Supply Chain Management 2A: Procurement Management
  • Business Information Systems
  • Retail Management
  • Logistics Management 2A: Transportation Economics
  • Logistics Management 2B: Business Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management 2B: Inventory Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Work-Integrated Learning
Year 3

  • Business Management 2A
  • Logistics Management 3A: Transportation Management
  • Project Management
  • Logistics Management 3B: Warehouse Management
  • Supply Chain Management 3A: Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics Management 3C: Managing Logistics across the Supply Chain
  • Risk Management
  • Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) year module


Minimum Admission Requirements

NSC: Diploma with 30%
NC(V): Diploma pass with 40%
SC: Endorsement -none with 33.3%
SC(a): Diploma pass A minimum of 30% in LOLT in NSC/ SC(a) OR with a min. of 33.3% in SC.
International A SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC L4 equivalence with at least 40% or equivalent for English.
Alternatively, a cognate Higher Certificate (or equivalent) or Advanced Certificate may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to diploma studies. If discipline not cognate, at least 20% of credits must be academic literacy or numeracy related.


Senate Discretionary Admissions

Mature Age Exemption

Candidates must have attempted the Senior Certificate or equivalent, attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years' work experience and proven ability relating to the proposed programme as well as adequate communication skills; OR Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Where candidates do not satisfy the formal admission requirements for this qualification, The IIE may consider an admission application in terms of the Credit Accumulation and Transfer, Recognition of Prior Learning and Qualification Completion Policy (IIE010).
​USAf approved cognate foundation programme

Candidates who have completed an USAf approved cognate foundation programme from a registered and accredited provider may be admitted.

Transfer students

Candidates who have successfully completed at least 120 credits on the first year of a cognate 3- year diploma may be admitted.  However, if a student completed less than 120 credits, the admission criteria on the NSC or equivalent or higher certificate or advanced certificate apply.

OQSF qualifications

Candidates with an OQSF Level 5 cognate qualification may be admitted, provided the OQSF qualification has at least 120 credits at NQF Level 5.

Important Information

  • To be awarded this qualification, a minimum final year mark of 50% for each module must be achieved.

We've got your back!

All our IIE Rosebank College registered students get free software. The software includes and is not limited to MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook, which come with Office 365 bundle. Students can  access the software online using their RCCONNECT email addresses on office 365 or visit the campus IT Department to get FTP access to download the software.

To get the best out of the blended learning experience, you will need the following minimum requirements: a computer or laptop with WI-FI, Windows 10 or higher, Intel Pentium 4 Processor or Higher, 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or a System on a Chip (SoC), 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit (Or Higher) for your RAM, 16 GB for 32-bit OS 32 GB for 64-bit OS (or Higher) Hard Drive space, DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver for your Graphics card, and a Screen Resolution of a minimum 1280 x 800

 NB: this information was accurate at the time of publication.  The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) reserves the right to alter any of the content prior to commencement of registration due to changes in regulation, policy, market requirements or any other valid reason.



R3 496

Full Settlement (Due 28 Feb)

R31 464

Total (Per Annum)

R34 960


R3 944

11 Monthly Installments (Starting 28 Feb)

R3 227

Total (Per Annum)

R39 440


R2 676

Full Settlement (Due 28 Feb)

R24 084

Total (Per Annum)

R26 760


R3 056

11 Monthly Installments (Starting 28 Feb)

R2 500

Total (Per Annum)

R30 560

Cash Fee Per Module

R2 850



5 Monthly Installments


Total (Terms Fee Per Module)

R3 230


​The IIE Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and is registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) as a 360-credit qualification on Level 6 (SAQA ID No:  111308). On successful completion, you will receive a Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), a leading registered private provider of higher education in South Africa.


The Independent Institute of Education (THE IIE) offers you the opportunity to start with a higher certificate and progress into a diploma or degree.  There are several pathways offered by The IIE at IIE Rosebank College, that enable access to higher-level qualifications.  Speak to the student advisor for more information. 

Qualification Overview

IIE Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management


3 years

Course Type


Study Options

Online & Campus


Level 6