IoSCM Level 5

Diploma in Supply Chain and Operations Management

The IoSCM Level 5 Diploma in Supply Chain and Operations Management is designed to enhance expertise in the supply chain, passenger transport or transport planning environments, in addition to building and developing core management skills.

The IoSCM Level 5 Diploma will help develop your chances of being recruited for senior positions. IoSCM Qualifications are approved by the awarding organisation SFEDI and recognised by Ofqual, the UK qualifications regulator. As the demand for logistics professionals grows, studying an IoSCM Qualifications can assist with rapid career progression for those with the drive to succeed.

The IoSCM Level 5 Diploma is designed for Middle Managers seeking to progress to become a Senior Manager, those aspiring to become Middle or Senior Managers and those looking to improve their overall Supply Chain knowledge and solve more complex Supply Chain issues in the workplace.


Studying an IoSCM qualification provides you with an industry-recognised qualification that will allow you to stand out from your peers.


Open your career opportunities and the possibility to get a pay rise by completing an internationally recognised qualification.


IoSCM qualifications are rated highly by employers, having a recognised qualification on your CV will make you stand out from other job applicants. It will also help to push your career development at your current workplace, increasing the chance of a pay rise and promotion.


Enrolling and completing an IoSCM qualification will help you pursue your career goals and get that pay rise you have wanted. Employers see IoSCM as a recognised qualification and rate it highly.

Course Fee & Duration

Average course duration: 18-24 months (based on average study time of 5 hours per week)

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Course Content

To gain the IoSCM Level 5 Diploma, students must complete one core unit and any other three units from Core or Optional:


Mandatory Units:

Supply Chain Management

This unit includes Effective management & control, Physical & information flows, Why supply chains may not function correctly and Strategic & operational planning.


This unit includes Warehouse policies & requirements, Inventory strategy, Legislation and Technology advances & financial systems

Quality Management

This unit includes The concept of quality management, Embedding quality management and Systems that support quality management.

Movement of Goods

This unit includes Principles & practices in relation to the movement of goods, The characteristics of goods & the impact on their handling and Considerations that influence the flow of goods.

Procurement Management

This unit includes Key roles of management, Impact of legislation, Working relationships with suppliers and Effective negotiating skills.

Production Management

This unit includes Production planning, sales planning & forecasting, Master scheduling terminology, Manufacturing & control systems and Improve planning performance.

Port and Shipping Management

This unit includes Shipping & international trade, Business strategy in shipping, Port operations management and Agile ports & port development.


This unit includes Purpose of inventory management, Fixed period & fixed quantity models, Effect of inventory management on the supply chain and Modern inventory systems.

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Optional Units


This unit includes Leadership & Management, Managing & Implementing Change, Risk Management Processes and Project Management.

Finance Management

This unit includes Costing Information, Standard Costing & Performance, Measure Performance & Manage Costs and Estimation Techniques.

International Freight Management

This unit includes Air freight forwarding operations, Sea freight forwarding operations, The concept of an agile port and Discipline or multimodal transportation.

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