Humanitarian Logistics Certification Programmes
Humanitarian Logisticians and Supply Chain Managers are called upon to provide responses in a variety of situations, sometimes planned for, but often happening without warning. In such situations, they must have the ability to quickly construct and operate a supply chain to bring relief to those in need.
Uniquely, the Fritz Institute/CILT Humanitarian Logistics Certification Programmes are designed to certify the practitioners application of their skills in relevant humanitarian aid situations. LLA is proud to be the exclusive learning partner delivering these programmes for the humanitarian community through distance learning.
Whilst other qualifications are not related to the humanitarian world, the Certification programmes have been designed by the sector for the sector. Developed with funding from DFID, ECHO and USAID, these Programmes are recognised and supported by leading NGOs including ICRC, the International Rescue Committee, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), Oxfam (GB), Save the Children (US), UNICEF, UNHCR, and WFP.
These Programmes test the competency of applying best practices in supply chain management, in combination with leading practices from the commercial sector and academia, in order to teach the essential planning and management skills required of humanitarian logistics managers.
We also provide the Humanitarian Essentials Logistics Module (HELM) Programme. HELM is studied through face-to-face training events and serve as a development programme covering the essential functions and roles within humanitarian logistics and the supply chain.
Attendance at the events is open to those who are looking at developing new skills, refreshing their professional knowledge and expanding their supply chain and logistics knowledge.
All of the HELM programmes are delivered as an open course in various locations globally. If your organisation has specific learning requirements, the HELM 1 and 2 content can be tailored and delivered to meet your organisations’ needs.
Our full suite of learning Programmes in Humanitarian Logistics consists of the programmes below.
CHL is aimed at people working (or aspiring to work) within humanitarian aid organisations in (or interacting with) supply functions, typically involving warehousing, transport, fleet management and inventory.
CHSCM is an advanced level course designed for experienced humanitarian logisticians, and those typically working at a strategic level within the humanitarian supply chain.