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IIE Higher Certificate In Logistics And Supply Chain Management

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Overview +

The qualification focuses on logistics and supply chain management theories, principles and practices as well as basic finance, purchasing, customer relationship management, transport economics and operations support skills to provide the particular balance of skills identified as critical for successful further studies into the broader logistics and supply chain management field. In addition, graduates are well-prepared for entry-level positions in the supply chain and logistics management field. The qualification is designed to allow for foundational learning to take place through the exposure to, and application of, specialised and support learning areas in the theory and practice of logistics and supply chain management. Enquire Apply Register

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Accreditation +

This higher certificate is accredited by the Council of Higher Education (CHE) and is registered by the South African Qualifications Authority on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) as a 120-credit qualification on Level 5 (SAQA ID No: 91728).

Career Opportunities +

> Logistics and Supply Chain Administrators
> Logistics/transport controller
> Operations Administrator
> Dispatcher

Teaching And Learning Strategy +

At The IIE’s Varsity College we are proud of and passionate about our shift away from the ‘traditional lecturing’ methodology to our blended-learning strategy – the VCBlend.

This blended-learning strategy creates opportunities for our student to work collaboratively, with peers and their educators, to construct their understanding of concepts. Student engagement is supported by the use of learning management system (LMS) and the online learning materials that have been developed to underpin our teaching strategy. This student-focused approach compels our students to be accountable for their learning while developing the critical skills they will need to thrive in the rapidly changing 21st century work environment.

As such, academic life for our students is dynamic, challenging and relevant.

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British Accreditation Council +

The IIE is not only accredited in South Africa but its dedication to providing quality education also led to it being accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) in 2014. The British Accreditation Council is an independent authority in the United Kingdom that accredits private providers globally, including Greece, Switzerland, Singapore, India, Mauritius and the United Arab Emirates. In 2017 The IIE had its accreditation status confirmed by the BAC as an International Higher Education Institution confirming our confidence in the international comparability of our standards. “South African students need to know, when they select a private higher education institution, that the standards offered are equivalent to those of a public University. Our students get this from our extensive local accreditation and registration. The students also benefit from knowing that we meet international standards too. The IIE is accredited as an International Higher Education Institution by the British Accreditation Council. Locally and internationally we have demonstrated the quality of what we offer,” said Dr Coughlan, Director, The Independent Institute of Education. The IIE’s Varsity College students can be confident that their IIE learning experience meets international best practice standards.

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