Education | Logiskills


We endorse the philosophy of continuous learning within The Logiskills Group and encourage both candidates and clients to participate and actively promote learning within the workplace. We have details below, selected courses and seminars run from supply chain associations and professional bodies.

Higher Certificate in Business in Logistics and Supply Chain Management >>more

The Institute of Technology Carlow awards are open to professionals who wish to further their knowledge in the areas of business, logistics and supply chain management. The course is designed for participants who currently work in the industry but do not have the necessary academic achievements to progress their career. Students come from a variety of backgrounds across the logistics, supply chain and transport areas. Lecturers are Industry Professionals who give real life case studies and examples during class as well as the academic knowledge to underpin learning experience. The Higher Certificate is open to all individuals regardless of experience, we welcome those new to the industry looking to pursue a new career.  An Exit Award (Minor Certificate) is available to those who only complete Year 1.

Bachelor of Business in Supply Chain Management >>more

The Level 7 Degree is a ONE YEAR, PART-TIME, ADD ON programme run in conjunction with IT Carlow or the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) part of Cork IT. Students who have successfully completed the old two year CILT Diploma/Higher Certificate in Business, Logistics & Supply Chain Management are eligible to apply for this programme (The programme is not restricted to CILT graduates only). Students who have gained a recognised qualification from another Institute are also eligible to apply. IT Carlow classes are based in Griffith College Dublin on Saturdays with one Online Module. NMCI classes are based in Ringaskiddy Co Cork on Saturdays and one evening during the week.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programmes >>more

CPD courses are designed to help you maintain and improve your knowledge and competency throughout your working life, ensuring your skillset meets the requirements of today’s fast-changing business environment. However, it can be challenging to establish an improvement system in your own workplace.

Certificate in International Trade >>more

The Certificate in International Trade awarded by the Irish Exporters Association is a new initiative for 2019. It is the only course of its kind in Ireland to unite the practical and operational aspects of international trading. The Certificate is not academic, it aims to promote practical on the job learning, to meet the growing skillset required for anyone working in international trade operations and regulations and to understand the key issues affecting the industry.

MSc in Supply Chain Management (Part Time) >>more

People at all levels in organisations require broader perspectives combined with the ability and motivation to manage change. Existing management must constantly develop their competencies to manage the business from strategy through implementation to competitive operation. There is a prime need for the best young brains to provide a fresh, innovative impetus. In support of this need Executive MSc in Supply Chain Management provides training and education of a high academic standard and relevant to modern industry. The programme is aimed at the "high-flyers" who will be the world-class managers of the future.

MSc in Supply Chain Management (Full Time) >>more

There is a growing recognition of the importance of logistics and Supply Chain management issues in companies in Ireland.The necessary improvements can not be achieved without properly educated and trained “supply chain professionals”.

FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding >>more

The IIFA FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding is an internationally recognised qualification covering the cornerstones of the Freight Forwarding and international Supply Chain industry.

Over a ten month period (September – June each year), Participants are posted 10 training manuals on different areas of Freight Forwarding (Air Freight, Sea Freight, Customs Clearance, Dangerous Goods etc.) and are given between 3 – 4 weeks to study each module. Throughout that month study aids in the form of online videos (available to view on-demand) and assignments are also made available via e-mail. At the end of each month participants then take an online multiple-choice test. At the end of the 10 modules there will be a break of 3 – 4 weeks before a Final Examination, which will take the form of a 3-hour written test, held in Dublin.

Course material is updated annually and is validated by FIATA, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders’ Associations, and is administered by IIFA Staff with QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation qualifications.

IIFA Customs Awareness & Practical SAD Completion Course <<more

Split into two parts, this course is designed by professional Customs Brokers in order to raise awareness and understanding within the industry of the role and importance of Customs and how to interface with Customs.

Section A covers an academic Awareness program which will assist Management and Staff to develop and implement practical steps within their companies to deal with BREXIT. Section A also includes an extensive and up-to-date training manual, access to two on-demand webinars and telephone support. Participants are required to complete an assignment (based on TARIC database use and Duty + VAT calculations) and online test to ensure that material is learned and not just consumed.

Section B, the Practical SAD Completion Course, is essential for any company planning to perform Import or Export Customs Declarations. This section features training on practical completion of Customs entries using live software but also aims to install an understanding of rules and regulations behind the Customs procedures. Section B will also features a separate assignment, focused on using Customs Clearance software provided by Thyme-IT.

Certificate in Production & Inventory Management (APICS) >>more

The Certification in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) was launched by APICS in 1973 to provide a common basis for individuals to assess their knowledge in the evolving field of materials management. Since then, APICS certification has become recognised around the world as a standard of professional competence in Supply Chain Management. The CPIM program is currently divided into five modules, each covering specific, in depth aspects of production and inventory management.

Certified Supply Chain Professional >>more

The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Programme has been designed for professionals in operations and supply chain management. It is designed to train individuals for one certification and one 3.5 hour exam comprising 175 multiple choice questions. The programme is organized into three learning modules.

Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution >>more

The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) Qualification is available via completion of the Online CLTD, CLTD Distance Learning OR CTLD Saturday Course.

ICS Qualification <<more
As a major provider of education and training, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Ireland facilitate lecturers, examination centres and exams for the membership syllabus, providing the shipping industry with highly qualified professionals. ICS is the only internationally recognised professional body in the maritime arena and it represents shipbrokers, ship managers and agents throughout the world. With 24 branches in key shipping areas, 4000 individuals and 120 company members, the Institute’s membership represents a commitment to maintaining the highest professional standards across the shipping industry. As part of a professional body, members can enjoy many benefits and a number of opportunities which enhance their career in the shipping industry.

Online Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Part Time) >>more

This diploma is targeted to individuals who wish to further their knowledge in the areas of procurement and supply chain management. This focussed diploma is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to procurement, supply chain design and supply chain management. It is intended to equip participants with the knowledge necessary to identify and select appropriate procurement and supply chain strategies. Students will be introduced the concepts of procurement and supply chain management. The concepts of value chains, value chain analysis and supply chain optimisation will be examined. Students will be introduced to the importance of aligning procurement strategy with the business strategy within an organisation. They will also obtain knowledge of how the SCM concept has profoundly influenced traditional purchasing management approaches and philosophies.

Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (QQI Level 6 programme) >>more

The new innovative Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (QQI Level 6 programme) is a two-year programme delivered by DIT School of Managment, Aungier Street, Dublin 2. It involves four days per week on-the-job, and one day per week off-the-job in college. On successful completion of the Logistics Associate apprenticeship the apprentice is awarded a Level 6 Higher Certificate in Logistics.

DIT School of Management are delighted to be chosen as the educational provider of the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship, with collaborative and innovative industrial engagement with the logistics and transport industry, professional bodies and employers. This new apprenticeship programme is the first non-craft based apprenticeship to be offered by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT).

MSc in Procurement & Supply Chain Management (QQI Level 9) >>more

Recent winner of the ‘Excellence in Education & Training’ category at the 2019 National Procurement Awards, Griffith College’s MSc in Procurement and Supply Chain Management is a QQI validated, NFQ Level 9 course.

This course is designed for procurement and supply chain professionals who have completed an honour level bachelor’s degree in business, procurement or supply chain-related discipline, or, alternatively, for applicants with significant experience in the area.

Griffith College has two intakes per year in Spring and in Autumn and the course is available on a full and part-time basis over a 1 or 2 year period. The majority of the lecturing staff currently work in the industry, meaning they have deep industry knowledge of both public and private sector procurement and supply chain management. Students of the course are consequently equipped with the skills required for a successful career in the procurement, purchasing and supply chain management fields.