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Is this Supply Chain course suitable for me?

If you’re looking to progress your career into a senior management role within the supply chain management field, DLC Training  can help.
The Level 5 Extended Diploma Supply Chain Management qualification from the Institute of Supply Chain Management (IoSCM) is perfect for you and your career.

This supply chain distance learning course is designed for students who’d like to strengthen management skills as well as develop knowledge in specific areas of supply chain. That’s the beauty of an IoSCM supply chain qualification, if you’re role focuses on certain aspects of supply chain and operations, we adapt the course to suit you.

It’s entirely flexible. Even as far as your learning style goes. You can use previous experience and evidence from your current role to pass modules. Speeding up the process and making sure you gain acknowledgement for the work you do.

If you’d like to know more, you can scroll down for a brief overview of the units involved or speak to one of our highly trained Course Advisors who are available to talk you through each qualification and ensure you choose the right one for you. Contact us on 0800 012 6770, today.

Our guarantee

  • Unrivalled support package

  • Fully flexible study options

  • First class study materials and resources

  • Structured, Constructive Tutor feedback

  • Fully Accredited Professional Qualifications

Course content

The IoSCM Level 5 in Supply Chain Management can be studied to four levels, Award, Certificate, Diploma or Extended Diploma, depending on how many units you wish to study. For the Level 5 Supply Chain Management Extended Diploma you will be required to complete 1 core unit and 5 optional units.

Unit choices are very flexible. While we recommend certain unit choices for each of our supply chain qualifications, each of our distance learning courses can be customised to cover a wide range of other topics.

Core Units

  • Operations Management Processes
  • Logistics
  • Movement of Goods
  • Transport Management
  • Production Management
  • Quality Management
  • Purchasing Management
  • Ports and Shipping Management
  • Inventory
  • Warehousing
  • Supply Chain Management

Optional Units

  • Business
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Customer Service
  • Project Management
  • Finance Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Risk Management
  • Road Freight Management
  • Sea Freight
  • International Freight Management
  • International Trade Management
  • Transport Planning
  • Master Scheduling Techniques
  • Environmental Issues in Manufacturing
  • Contracting in the Public Sector
  • Marketing for Purchasers
  • The Machinery of Government and Procurement

To enquire about the full range of units available, please contact one of our Course Advisors today.

Frequently Asked Questions

IoSCM recognise that many individuals do not do well in an exam environment, that’s why they have created the most flexible distance learning courses on the market. Students can chose to study and prepare assignments, use their professional experiences, submit approved prior learning or chose a combination of methods to achieve their Professional IoSCM Qualification without worrying about taking exams to complete the course.

As the leading provider of supply chain qualifications, IoSCM provide units of study covering all aspects of supply chain management. Recognising the need for Professional training in every sector of the Supply Chain, IoSCM have been designed to enable students to tailor their areas of study to support their individual development needs. Our expert Course Advisors are here to help you chose which IoSCM course is right for you and to assist you with selecting the perfect units of study to support your development goals.

Post nominals are a great way to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding in your chosen field of study, IoSCM students can begin to use their Professional student post nominals when they commence their training. Upon completion of your course, you can choose to upgrade your post nominals to reflect your professional standing and achievements.

To ensure our courses are accessible to as many individuals as possible we provide a number of affordable payment options to our students. These options include payment in full, Interest free credit and Monthly instalments.

Talk to one of our course advisors to decide which payment option works best for your personal circumstances.

Here at DLC Training, we understand that once you have made the decision to study for a Professional Qualification you will be keen to begin your studies. That’s why we have made our enrolment process quick and easy.

As soon as you have completed your student enrolment you will receive your log in details for our learning platform. Here you will find all of the resources, guidance and tips you need to succeed with your studies.

Our student success rates are outstanding and we believe this is due to our unrivalled support packages. Every student studying with DLC Training has unlimited 1-2-1 access to our Industry expert Tutors, as well as the complete support of a student mentor who is on hand to offer advice and guidance throughout your distance learning journey.

Yes. As well as being accredited by an industry leading Institute, your course is also regulated and approved by Ofqual, the governing body for Qualifications in the UK. This means you can study any of DLC Trainings professional training courses safe in the knowledge that upon completion of your studies you will receive a certificate of your educational achievement which will be recognised globally.


We have partnered with the leading institutes to ensure we can support individuals working at every level of the career ladder to achieve their professional development aims. This means that we have progression routes available for all of our students. Why not talk to one of our expert course advisors to discuss the best route of progression for you?

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