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The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK - CILT(UK) - is the pre-eminent independent professional body for individuals associated with logistics, supply chains and all transport throughout their careers. It is a membership based organization with over 30,000 members in over 30 countries.

The Institute offers a progressive logistics and transport program to develop your skills and enhance the career: Comprehensive range of training courses; Comprehensive range of short courses; Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme; Routes to Chartered Membership; Mentoring service; and Graduate schemes. CILT qualifications can be studied at centers around UK, some of which also offer distance learning options.


The qualifications offer professionals at every level and in every sector of the industry the opportunity to gain professional recognition of their knowledge and experience. Nationally recognized and accredited by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (OFQUAL), these qualifications are designed to raise standards and to demonstrate both professional and personal achievement. All the qualifications include membership of CILT or formerly Institute of Operations Management (IOM) which was converted to CILT qualifications after the CILT-IOM merger. CILT is also the channel partner for APICS and offers APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) qualifications.

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Professional Qualifications & Training Programs




CILT Qualifications

  • CILT(UK) Level 1 Award in Logistics and Transport: Designed to offer an entry-level overview and a basic insight into the logistics and transport industry. It also introduces learners to different types of written communications, teaching them the skills to draw information from a variety of documents and equipping them for progression to other CILT(UK) qualifications.
  • CILT(UK) Level 2 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities in the Logistics Industry: Designed to equip the learners with a solid knowledge of the areas they need to know and understand about the sector, business organization and the legal framework within which they operate.
  • CILT(UK) Level 2 Certificate in Logistics and Transport: Offers a broad understanding of the principles, applications and concepts of logistics. It gives learners the opportunity to focus on an area of specialism or interest to gain introductory knowledge of the industry.
  • CILT(UK) Level 2 Award in Customer Service for Professional Drivers in Road Transport: Designed to introduce drivers to customer service in the road transport industry. The qualification provides drivers with an overall view of the importance of what good customer service means to the customer, the general public, themselves, their colleagues and the transport business as a whole.
  • CILT(UK) Level 2 Diploma in Warehousing and Storage: Designed for professionals working in the warehousing and storage industry. The qualification is suitable for warehouse operators, store assistants, team leaders and managerial positions in the transport or freight forwarding environment.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Award in Inventory Management: Provides Learners with the knowledge and understanding in the relevant industry and the techniques involved in balancing trade-offs to deliver optimum supply chain performance.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Award in Freight Transport Operations: Designed to provide Learners with knowledge and understanding of the structure and operation of all types of freight transport operations, including supply chain operation, in all the major modes of transport.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Award in Green Logistics: Provides information to help develop better understanding of green or sustainable logistics. It provides the necessary skills and knowledge to enable learners to understand better many of the issues surrounding the subject of green or sustainable logistics.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Award in Global Logistics: Provides knowledge and understanding of current trade patterns and the structure and operation of global and multi-national trade, business and supply chains. It includes economic, environmental, cultural, political, and ethical issues and moves on to address how global trade is regulated, constrained, controlled and monitored across all major modes of transport.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Award in Warehousing: Provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of warehousing principles and deliver the skills required by an aspiring warehouse manager to operate effectively. The qualification covers all of the key areas and activities of warehousing operations.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate in Logistics and Transport: Is a free-standing qualification, designed to provide a sound foundation for a career within the transport and supply chain fields and to provide learners with a complete set of management skills.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate Of Professional Competence For Transport Managers (Road Haulage): This Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is developed in accordance with the current EU Directive and is offered on behalf of the Department for Transport (DfT).
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate in Green Logistics: Provides information to help develop better understanding of green or sustainable logistics. It provides the necessary skills and knowledge to enable learners to understand better many of the issues surrounding the subject of green or sustainable logistics.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate in Global Logistics: Provides knowledge and understanding of current trade patterns and the structure and operation of global and multi-national trade, business and supply chains. It includes economic, environmental, cultural, political, and ethical issues and moves on to address how global trade is regulated, constrained, controlled and monitored across all major modes of transport.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate in Port Operations: Provides the Learners with the knowledge and understanding of the types and functions of ports and terminals and their management, operation and maintenance. It includes global, international and national freight movements, types of goods and vessels, port and area controls, physical and human resource requirements, consignments, unitisation and consignment monitoring.
  • CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate in Operations Management: Design to provide an introduction to production and operations management, giving a good overview of all the necessary elements and providing an excellent springboard to further development and career achievement.
  • CILT(UK) Level 4 Certificate in Purchasing and Supply Operations: The CILT(UK) Level 4 Certificate in Purchasing and Supply Operations qualification is designed to assist Learners to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to understand the sourcing and procurement operations along with management processes.
  • CILT(UK) Level 5 Professional Diploma in Logistics and Transport: Designed to enhance new and existing expertise in the supply chain, passenger transport, road freight or transport planning environments as well as developing core management skills.
  • CILT(UK) Level 5 Award in Supply Chain and Inventory Management: Employer demand led qualification designed to meet the needs of those who wish to expand their knowledge in the areas of supply chain and inventory management.
  • CILT(UK) Level 5 Diploma in Operations Management for the Service Environment: Customer demand led qualification that provides Learners with more detailed and specific coverage of the service environment and operations management elements in order to progress them in their further professional development.
  • CILT(UK) Level 5 Certificate in Operations Management for the Service Environment: Customer demand led qualification designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the service environment and operations management, giving a good overview of all the necessary elements and providing an excellent springboard to further development and career achievement.
  • CILT(UK) Level 5 Diploma in Operations Management: Provides Learners with detailed and specific coverage of the various elements of supply chain, operations and inventory management within the global environment in order to progress in their further professional development.
  • CILT(UK) Level 6 Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport: Provides the strategic management skills and tactical insight necessary for professional and business development in the logistics and transport industry. It bridges the gap between the undergraduate CILT(UK) Level 5 Professional Diploma in Logistics and Transport and the postgraduate standard of a Master’s degree.
  • CILT(UK) Level 6 Advanced Diploma in Operations Management: Provides the strategic management skills and tactical insight necessary for professional and business development in the operations management industry. It bridges the gap between the undergraduate CILT(UK) – IOM Level 5 Diploma in Operations Management and the postgraduate standard of a Master’s degree.

Accredited Qualifications

  • CILT Certification in Humanitarian Logistics
  • CILT Certification in Humanitarian Medical Logistics Practices
  • CILT Certification in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management
  • European Junior Logistician (EJLog)
  • European Senior Logistician (ESLog)
  • European Master Logistician (EMLog)
  • Certificate of Customs Competency Training (5 days)
  • AEO Certified Practitioner Training (4 days)

APICS Training Programs

  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Training (9 days) - Public Course, Distance Learning & In-house training
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) (5 days) - Distance Learning & In-house training

Professional Development

  • Entry Level / Apprenticeship
  • Operative Level / Higher Apprenticeship
  • Graduate Level / Degree Apprenticeship
  • Middle Management
  • Strategic Management

CILT Short Courses

  • The evolution of Supply Chain Management
  • Managing the Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Management Strategies
  • Supply Chain Partnerships
  • Supply Chain Planning and Inventory Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Supply Chain Management and e-Business Merge
  • Effective Supply Chains and e-Business
  • Supply Chain Transportation and Facility Design
  • Plus more