Level 3

International Supply Chain Logistics Level 3 Extended Diploma


Career Colleges

This course will provide you with the underpinning knowledge to begin a career in logistics and provide you with a starting point to gain employment within the logistics sector. 

PDF: Introduction from the Career Colleges Trust

This sector employs more than 35,000 people in over 2,900 companies in Essex. It covers a number of areas including freight logistics, supply chain management, vehicle manufacturing and retail, passenger transport, transport planning and traffic management. 

This industry has seen rapid growth, fueled by the increase of high-speed internet and a rise in popularity towards online shopping. 

London Gateway, a deep water port and business park near to Stanford le Hope is the largest inward investment project in the UK. DP World's high tech deep-sea container port opened in 2013 and become home to a high tech logistics business park, creating thousands of new jobs. DP World London Gateway already hosts names like UPS, Lidl, Dixons Carphone and SH Pratt Group. 


Entry Requirements

Course Structure

  • Geography for Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Modes of Transportation for Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Communication and Collaborating Online 
  • Customer Service for Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Developing Productive Working Relationships 
  • Digital Career Development 
  • Health and Safety Risk Assessment in Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Contract Law for Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Exporting Goods within Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Freight Forwarding in Conjunction with Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Importing Goods within Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Sustainability in Supply Chain Logistic Operations 
  • Technology and Automation in Supply Chain Logistics 
  • The Role of Freight Forwarding within Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Understanding how to Obtain Information Required for the Movement of Goods 
  • Understand the important of compliance in Supply Chain Logistics 
  • Warehousing Operations within Supply Chain Logistics 

** units covered may change** 

Assessment & Feedback

  • Observation of performance 
  • Questioning (written or oral) 
  • Practical Activities 
  • Photographs or videos 
  • Personal statements 
  • Project work 
  • Witness testimonies 
  • Group discussion 
  • Recognition of Prior Learning 

Course Cost

Advanced learner loan may be available

FREE to UK under 19s not in employment.


Aged 18 as of 31st August 2022 and applying for Level 3 Extended Diploma?

Your application and enrolment will be for the one year Level 3 Diploma. If you wish to complete the full Extended Diploma you will need to apply for an (Advanced Learner Loan) to cover the tuition fees after successfully completing the Diploma.

For more information please contact our admissions team

email: admissions@southessex.ac.uk

What Next...

After completing this course you may progress on to Employment or an Apprenticeship.