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To develop the required knowledge, skills and values of public sector Supply Chain Management practitioners to understand and apply the principles and processes of Logistics Management.

Target Group

Junior & Middle managers who operate in a Supply Chain Management environment  in the public service.

Minimum Requirements for Enrolment

Learners should ideally have at least a Grade 12 qualification, and be working in a public sector Supply Chain Management environment.

Learning Outcomes

A learner credited with this unit standard should be able to:

  • Understand and apply the relevant legislation that governs acquisition administration as part of Supply Chain Management within the Public Sector.
  • Identify and apply the principles of Logistics Management.
  • Apply expert knowledge and skills related to Logistics Management in the Public Service.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the various processes in the administration of stock.


The course is non-credit bearing. After successful completion of the summative assessment, the learner will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion.

Assessment Approach

There is no official pre-course assignment. At the end of the contact session they complete a summative assessment in the form of a test.


This course is presented over five (5) working days.