Certificate in Logistics Operations

Provided by The Logistics Academy

Course introduction


For applicants who do not meet the minimum Entry Requirements of the Diploma programmes, they may consider the first step of enrolling for this programme. Besides providing for an alternative pathway to bridge to the Specialist Diploma programmes, it also equips the applicants or prospective learners with the foundational skills (at entry level) necessary to perform competently in the logistics & freight forwarding sector.

This programme is also particularly useful for professionals from other vertical seeking career transitions to the logistics & freight forwarding industry.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure


  • Warehouse Operations
  • Fundamentals of Transport & Freight
  • Purchasing & Inventory Management
  • Fundamentals of Logistics IT
  • Logistics Safety & Legal Issues

Area of Studies

Designed For

  • Entry-level logistics officers/executives/ co-ordinators
  • Middle-level management professional seeking career switch to logistics & freight forwarding verticals
  • Practioners (good years of experience in the industry, but without the academic qualifications) seeking to upgrade themselves in the vocational pathway


A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded upon successful completion of the course with minimum 75% attendance.

This certificate is considered as one of the entry requirements to TLA Diploma Programmes (Diploma in International Freight Management / Diploma in Integrated Logistics Management).

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration


36 hours over 12 evenings, Tue & Thurs, 7pm – 10pm

Fees & Funding

Funding / Grants
  • Skillsfuture Credit

The course is an Approved-in-Principle (AIP) course under the SkillsConnect (Course Code: CRS-N-0029784) with a support level of $2.00 per training hour for company sponsored participant.

  SLA Member Company Non-Member
Course Fee $840 $1,050 $1,050
GST $58.80 $73.50 $73.50
Application Fee $32.10 $32.10 $32.10
Total Fee
(payable to TLA)
$930.90 $1,155.60 $1,155.60
SkillsConnect $72 $72 N.A.
PIC Grant 60%
(or available tax deductions/ allowances)
(or available tax deductions/ allowances)
SkillsFuture Credit N.A. N.A. $500
(or available SkillsFuture Credit)


Payment will only be required after the course is confirmed.
(The status of the course would usually be advised one (1) month before the course start date.)

Payment mode (retail payment facilities are not available) :
Overseas – Telegrahic transfer
Local – Cheque or bank transfer


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