Logistics Management


  • NQF: 5
  • Credits: 132


The logistics industry is going through a fast unprecedented transformation. Once considered to be a low-skilled industry, it has become a sought-after sector for employment as a result of emerging technology such as 3D printing, drone delivery, driverless vehicles, and the Internet of Things (IoT). The future of logistics aims to increase speed, decrease waste and reduce costs.  

Logistics Management forms part of the supply chain management that plans, implements and controls the structured flow and storage of goods and services to meet customers’ needs. This includes production, shipment and warehousing. This qualification equips students to operate in both manufacturing and non-manufacturing businesses.

C a r e e r F i e l d s

Logistics Transport Controller
Operations Manager
Logistics and Chain Management
Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirement for the Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting is the following:

The minimum entry requirement for this qualification is:

National Senior Certificate, NQF Level 4 granting access to Higher Certificate studies.


Senior Certificate, NQF Level 4.


National Certificate Vocational, NQF Level 4 granting access to Higher Certificate studies. 

Certification and Examination Authority

Upon successful completion, students will receive a Berea College of Technology Higher Certificate in Logistics Management. All examinations are set and administered by Berea College of Technology. Programmes are fully accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council for Higher Education (CHE) and are registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

Duration and Work-Integrated Learning

1 Year Full Time

Distance / Online or Face to Face

Study Materials

A prescribed textbook list is available from the Academic Department at the campu

Electronic copies of the study guides are available on the Student Portal


Enquire at Berea College of Technology campus for a pricelist for the programme you are interested in.

Additional Costs

Students must make provision for additional items such as textbooks, stationery, supplementary examinations, research costs and printing of study guides.


1st Year 1st Semester Subjects
Computing for Logistics Managers
Business Communication
Business Management Fundamentals
Logistics Management
1st Year 2nd Semester Subjects
Supply Chain Management
Introduction to Shipping
Maritime Health and Safety Management

Students can further their studies both horizontally and vertically

Credits obtained can be used to study at our institution or other institutions subject to the admission requirements of that institution

Credits obtained can be also be used as evidence for RPL for entrance into other qualifications

Student Support Services

Job readiness skills

CV writing, interview training and workshops

Campus Counsellor

Work-integrated learning, internships and post-graduate employment

Centre for Student Relations (CSR)

The Centre provides a free online service to students who require additional academic and personal support.