Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management


The objective of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification is to broaden learners’ understanding of logistics and supply chain management and is designed for those who wish to prepare for a first professional role and future career in the field. It is also suitable for logistics and supply chain professionals in the early stages of their career looking to enhance their knowledge and skills and move to the next level professionally. Successful completion of Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management will equip learners with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to open more doors in their career as a logistics and supply chain professional as well as the opportunity to embark on further study towards a relevant Master’s programme with advanced standing.

Why should I choose this Diploma?


Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been designed for learners who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required for roles in high-level management. there are so many types of supply chain and logistics jobs, at every level, that you should have no trouble breaking into the profession, especially if you keep your options open.
The beauty of this industry is that once you are in, your job is likely to expose you to the broader mechanics and principles of supply chain management.
You can choose to generalise or specialise, work in operations, planning, or a supporting function like sales or finance, and still gain the necessary knowledge over time to enable a sideways move or promotion into a different supply chain area.

Key Points

Level Diploma – Level 7
Mode of StudyOnline Learning

Hybrid Learning (Blended)

Duration 9 Months
AssessmentsAssignment only (No Exam)
Fees £3,250 (Online)

£ 6,250 (Hybrid or Blended)

Payment Plan Available
Intakes Flexible

Learning Outcomes

  • Lowering costs and improving efficiency at every stage of the process, from manufacturing to point of purchase
  • Sourcing raw materials needed for production
  • Finding suppliers and negotiating contracts
  • Organizing the warehouse
  • Coordinating shipping and delivery schedules
  • Handling client inquiries
  • Resolving delays and materials shortages
  • Conducting market research

Career Direction

A wide range of job opportunities in supply chain management and logistics. Options include positions in procurement, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, and transportation of goods.

    • Materials handler
    • Materials Planner
    • Shipper and receiver
    • Procurement Specialist
    • Procurement agent
    • Purchasing manager
    • Purchasing clerk
    • Buyer
    • Logistics clerk
    • Supply chain manager
    • Supply chain coordinator
    • Warehouse manager

Further Education

Achieving the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further studies. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual, learners are eligible to progress to a Master’s top-up programme at many optional universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing. The top-up programme can be studied online or on campus.

Progression Routes: The top-up comprises the final 60 credits which consist of either a dissertation or a dissertation and one module.

University routes for progression


This Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (OTHM)

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification, learners must possess:
An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or equivalent overseas qualification i.e., Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma


Mature learners (over 25) with at least 5 years of management experience if they do not possess the above qualification (this is reviewed on a case-by-case basis)


Learners are required to complete 6 mandatory units to achieve the 120 credits required to gain the Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Chain Management

Mandatory Units
Logistics Management
Supply chain Planning, Modelling and Analytics
Procurement and Supply Management
Supply Chain and Operations Strategy
Sustainable Operations Management
Business Research Methods

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award


Assessment is by completing assignments and meeting the criteria for each of the modules. These assignments are meant to demonstrate your achievement of learning objectives. All units within this qualification are internally assessed via exams and jobs, which the awarding organisation externally verifies.
The assignments submitted by learners must achieve the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by the assessment criteria for the unit. Learners can make pass, merit or distinction grade depending on the quality of assignments and questions attempted. To achieve a merit or distinction grade, the learners must demonstrate that they have met all the criteria set for these grades.

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