Interest-free payment plans available

Unbeatable support package

Study at your own pace

IoSCM Level 3 Supply Chain Courses

The Institute of Supply Chain Management (IoSCM) is a leading provider of supply chain management qualifications across the globe. The Institute provides qualifications that cover every element of the supply chain, from procurement and production to warehousing and distribution. The courses also cover wider business topics which are essential when working within the commercial environment.

The Level 3 Introduction to Supply Chain Management qualification has been designed by IoSCM for those working in the supply chain industry who are aspiring to progress into a first line management position.  

IoSCM’s supply chain courses can be tailored entirely to you, by selecting units from the wide range available to benefit your personal career development. 

The units are described below. If you’re unsure about the flexible concept IoSCM offer or if this course is the one for you, our dedicated Course Advisors offer support and guidance to help choose the right qualification for you. Give a member of the team a call today on 0800 012 6770.

Our guarantee

  • Unrivalled support package

  • Fully flexible study

  • First class study materials and resources

  • Constructive tutor feedback

  • Fully accredited professional qualifications

Course Options

The qualifications are available in four different sizes, you can select the option most suited to your learning requirements.

Qualification Minimum Credit Values Maximum Number of Units Course Duration (months)
Award 10 2 3
Certificate 30 4 9
Diploma 40 5 12
Extended Diploma 60 7 18

Unit Options

You can select your units from the list below. The numbers before the units indicate their specific credit value. You can use the credit values as a guide to determine the number of units you select.


  • 5 – Introduction to Effective Client and Supplier Relationship Management
  • 8 – Introduction to Procurement Management in Action
  • 8 – Introduction to Lean Manufacturing Management
  • 8 – Introduction to International Trade and Freight Management
  • 8 – Introduction to Basic Finance Costing
  • 8- Introduction to Transport Planning and Operations Management
  • 10 – Introduction to Ship and Port Operations Management
  • 10 – Introduction to Marketing
  • 10 – Introduction to MRP/ERP Systems Management
  • 10 – Introduction to Business Improvement Techniques
  • 10 – Introduction to Customer Service Management
  • 10 – Introduction to Inventory Process Management
  • 10 – Introduction to Production Planning and Control Management
  • 10 – Introduction to Managing Environmental Issues in Manufacturing
  • 12 – Introduction to Business Management
  • 12 – Introduction to Improving Team Performance
  • 12 – Introduction to Procurement Processes Management
  • 12 – Introduction to Manufacturing and Production Management
  • 12 – Introduction to Procurement Management
  • 12 – Introduction to Leadership
  • 12 – Introduction to Supply Chain and Operations Management
  • 12 – Introduction to Warehousing Operations Management
  • 12 – Introduction to Logistics Management


IoSCM course assessments are assignment based. You will complete a number of assignments for each unit, when you have passed all of your assignments you will have successfully completed the course. There are alternative assessment options that can be utilised to demonstrate your experience in the sector. Contact us for more information on assessment methods.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the IoSCM Level 3 Award in Supply Chain and Operations, read on below or get in touch with one of our Careers Advisors.

Frequently Asked Questions

The right IoSCM course for you depends on your experience and what areas you would like to develop your knowledge in. Speak with a course advisor today and they’ll be happy to recommend a suitable course that’s tailored to you.

When you enrol with DLC Training, you will receive one-to-one support from your tutor as often as required, as well as your study support advisor who is always on hand to offer you advice and guidance on your learning journey. Our tutors are industry experts with years of experience in their field, so you can be confident that any advice you receive from your tutor will be beneficial for your development. This not only applies to your development within the course, but within your profession too.

Your tutor and study support advisor can be contacted via telephone, video call, email or messenger on the platform.

Yes – this course is accredited by IoSCM and regulated by Ofqual, the governing body for qualifications in the UK. Any course that you study with DLC Training is fully accredited and regulated, so you can be safe in the knowledge that upon completion of your studies you will receive a certificate of educational achievement which is recognised globally.

We provide a number of affordable payment options, including payment in full, interest-free credit and monthly instalments. If you’re unsure which option would be suitable for you, speak with a course advisor about the different plans available.

When you have completed the online student enrolment form and payment, you will receive your log-in details to the learning platform to be able to get started. Here you will find all the resources, guidance and tips you need to succeed with your studies. Your study support advisor will also contact you to provide an introduction to the course. To request an enrolment form today, speak with your course advisor.

If you would like further information on any of our courses – get in touch! Our skilled specialists are available to answer your queries on:

Freephone: 0800 012 6770