Certificate in Logistics Level 4
The MIT Centre for Maritime and Logistics recognises the importance of "learn while you earn", so we've developed part-time and distance learning to help fast track your logistics career. If you prefer an intensive short course, visit our Customised In-House Consultancy Section.
Prizes and scholarships are offered to selected students.
About the Programme
Your point of origin for a career in logistics
Get a solid grounding in this essential and expanding industry with a Certificate in Logistics. This course is the ideal start if you’re a school leaver or someone who wants to enter the logistics industry. Or you may already be working in the industry and aim to progress into supervisory or middle management roles, or pursue futher study. Our part-time course is designed for people with industry experience who want to continue working while they study.
This practical hands-on programme includes regular field trips and site visits so you can experience the industry at first-hand. You’ll also acquire a good understanding of the concept of logistics. A variety of case studies and tests will help develop sound time-management and study skills.
At the end of the course you’ll be ready to start working in any sector of the transport, distribution or logistics industry, or you can continue studying at diploma level with MIT courses in supply chain management or shipping and freight.
|Study Method||Full time or part time|
|Duration||One semester full time or up to two years part time|
|Applications||Close when the programme is full|
|Start Dates||February and July|
|International Student Fees||$8,725 per semester|
New Zealand Maritime School
Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- A minimum of 38 credits at NCEA Level 2
Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicant whose first language is not English must provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 5.5 (with no score below 5.0) or equivalent.
All applicants who meet the entry requirements will be interviewed. The interview will provide an opportunity to assess the following attributes:
- Suitable knowledge
Applicants will be accepted in order of application.
Students complete the following courses:
- Organisational Principles
- Team Building Skills
- Logistics and Purchasing Principles
- Warehouse and Inventory Operations
- Transport Operations
- Product Care and Handling
- Records and Documentation
Full-time: Monday to Friday at MIT’s Manukau campus
Part-time: Wednesdays 5pm–8pm at MIT’s Manukau campus
Further Training or Study
Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Diploma in Shipping and Freight
Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management
Successful graduates are able to find employment in any sector of the transport, distribution or logistics industry such as importers, exporters, freight forwarders, road transport operators, container depots, warehouse operators and logistics providers.