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IIE Higher Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Do you dream of pursuing a career in the logistics and supply chain management field?


Do you dream of pursuing a career in the logistics and supply chain management field? This logistics course from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) allows you to begin your career in an entry-level position in the logistics or supply chain management industry, one of the most important career fields available. Professionals in this space make sure that goods and services get into the hands of consumers in the right condition, at the right place, and at the right price. With ample opportunities to follow in this field, this IIE qualification gives you the stepping stone you need to pursue the career of your dreams. 


  • Braamfontein
  • Bloemfontein
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • Nelson Mandela Bay
  • Pretoria CBD
  • Polokwane

Skills You Will Develop

This IIE qualification enhances your problem-solving skills and encourages strong communication skills. Students who pursue this qualification will attain these skills, allowing them to be employed as fully functioning employees in various logistics and supply chain positions.

Possible Careers
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Administrators
  • Logistics/transport controller
  • Operations administrator
  • Dispatcher

Course Outline

On Campus

This is a one-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, Cape Town, Durban, Polokwane,  Bloemfontein, Nelson Mandela Bay 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.  

  • Digital and Academic Literacies
  • Business Management 1A
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1A: Introduction
  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1B: Purchasing
  • Management
  • Transport Economics
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Operations Management


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 30% 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).

General Education Development (GED) - An USA qualification developed by the American Council on Education (ACE)

Candidates with a GED qualification may be admitted if they have a SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC L4 equivalence, as well as minimum score of 145 out of 200 for all 4 GED subjects.

OQSF Qualifications

Candidates with an OQSF Level 4 120-credit cognate qualification may admitted once access and approved by the relevant Head of Faculty.

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.



R2 960

Full Settlement (Due 28 Feb)

R26 640

Total (Per Annum)

R29 600


R3 416

11 Monthly Installments (Starting 28 Feb)

R2 795

Total (Per Annum)

R34 160


R2 448

Full Settlement (Due 28 Feb)

R22 032

Total (Per Annum)

R24 480


R2 800

11 Monthly Installments (Starting 28 Feb)

R2 291

Total (Per Annum)

R28 000

Cash Fee Per Module

R3 150


R1 065

5 Monthly Installments


Total (Terms Fee Per Module)

R3 550


The IIE Higher Certificate in Logistics and Supply 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 120-credit qualification on Level 5 (SAQA ID No:  101529). On successful completion you will receive a Higher Certificate 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.

International Students

If you are an international student, you must ensure that:

  • you have an equivalent qualification to the aforementioned;
  • your equivalent qualification is evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA);
  • you have a valid study visa issued in the name of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) that covers the duration of your studies.
  • An USAf Exemption Certificate is required   -   the Office of the Registrar will facilitate, on behalf of the student, an application for degree admission to USAf, once the student has provided proof of payment to USAf.


​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 at IIE Rosebank College that enable access to higher-level qualifications. Speak to the student advisor for more information. 

Qualification Overview

IIE Higher Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management


1 year

Course Type

Higher Certificate

Study Options

Online & Campus


Level 5