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OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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School of Business & Technology London


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Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
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The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management aims to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the key aspects of the logistics and supply chain management sector. The Level 4 units introduce contemporary business and LCSM topics, combining theoretical and practical knowledge to develop and enhance academic and research skills, logistics and the business environment, operations management, effective performance, planning and accountability, finance, communication, leadership, and teamwork. Upon completing this qualification, learners will be well-prepared to work in various logistics and supply chain management roles and pursue further studies.


Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Awarded by OTHM Qualifications
Regulated by Ofqual


Key Benefits :

  • Understand the fundamentals of operations management and logistics management.
  • Gain knowledge about warehousing and inventory management.
  • Understand transportation and distribution.
  • Understand the role of finance and accounting in a logistics business.
  • Understand the sources of finance available to a logistics business.
  • Be able to analyse the performance of a logistics business.
  • Understand the concept and purpose of communication in a business context.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in a business context.

Key Highlights :

  • The program enables learners to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills, preparing them for various roles in the education and training field.
  • Remember, the assessment for the qualification is solely based on assignments, so there's no need to worry about taking exams.
  • With the School of Business and Technology London, you have the flexibility to complete the qualification at your own pace, choosing between online or blended learning from the comfort of your home.
  • Learning materials, pathway materials, and study guides are developed by our OTHM-approved tutors, who are available around the clock through our cutting-edge learning management system.
  • Most importantly, at the School of Business and Technology London, we offer comprehensive tutor support through our dedicated support desk.
  • If you opt for blended learning, you'll also have the opportunity to participate in live sessions with an assigned tutor, which you can schedule at your convenience.


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


  • Time-constrained scenario-based assignments
  • No examinations

About Awarding Body

OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003. OTHM has already made a mark in the UK and global online education scenario by creating and maintaining a user-friendly and skill based learning environment. OTHM has both local and international recognition which aids OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

OTHM qualifications has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Delivery Method

School of Business & Technology London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBTL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBTL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between blended learning and online learning methods at SBTL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Sessions. Learners enrolled at SBTL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live sessions, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live sessions are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

Why gain OTHM Qualification

  • Quality, Standards and Recognitions- OTHM qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation); hence, the learners can be very confident about the quality of the qualifications as well.
  • Career Development to increase credibility with employers- All OTHM qualifications are developed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge every employer seeks. The learners pursuing an OTHM qualification will obtain an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and grow key competencies to tackle situations and work on projects more effectively, which will, in turn, give learners the potential to get promotions within the workplace. Alternatively, it allows them to progress onto an MBA top-up/Bachelor's degree / Master's degree programme around the World.
  • Flexible study options- All OTHM qualifications have a credit value, which tells you how many credits are awarded when a unit is completed. The credit value will indicate how long it will normally take you to prepare for a unit or qualification.

Three different types of qualification are:

  • The award is achieved with 1 – 12 credits
  • The certificate is completed with 13 – 36 credits
  • The diploma is completed with at least 37 credits

Who is this course for?

The course OTHM Level 4 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.


For the course OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • The learners must be 18 years or older.
  • A relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Diploma or its equivalent is required.
  • International students whose first language is not English must achieve a score of 5.5 or higher in the IELTS Examination or an equivalent test.

Career path

  • Supply chain executives can earn an average of £30,420.
  • Supply chain analysts can earn an average of £35,380.
  • Supply chain planners can earn an average of £30,291.
  • Supply chain managers can earn an average of £53,772.
  • Supply chain directors at the executive level can earn an average of £102,411

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