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Overview

Get the practical skills you need to start your career in the transport and logistics industry, with a Certificate II in Logistics.

This course is designed for students who are new to the transport and logistics industry. The course will enable you to develop foundational skills and a broad understanding of logistics principles. You'll develop skills in:

  • stocktaking
  • receiving and dispatching goods
  • applying fatigue management strategies
  • basic administration
  • customer service.

You'll also learn occupational health and safety principles and how to follow workplace safety regulations. On completion, you can choose to pathway into the Certificate III in Logistics.

Please note: this qualification is not open for general enrolments. Contact Victoria University Polytechnic to find out more about our workforce training solutions.

VU's Learning Hubs are welcoming spaces where you can improve your study and employability skills.

Our students can attend Learning Hubs at one of five VU campuses.

We offer maths, writing, careers and English-language advice, and show you effective ways to study and manage your time.

Our programs include:

  • workshops
  • drop-in sessions
  • peer mentoring
  • maths and writing resources
  • resume and career guidance.

We also have accessibility support services and counselling services available for all students.

Our campus libraries have photocopying, computing and printing facilities as well as electronic and print resources.

You'll also have access to a rich collection of online resources at any time of the day or night, including:

  • databases
  • e-learning content for courses
  • student email
  • student software packages
  • social networking tools.

On campus, we make sure that all of our students have access to digital resources. We offer:

As part of Victoria University, Victoria University Polytechnic believes in inclusivity, diversity and opportunity. Studying with us means you’ll be learning in an environment that values community empowerment. 

Victoria University received the highest rating of five stars for cultural diversity by the Good Universities Guide. Our students feel fortunate to learn in a setting that has such a rich representation of cultures. 

VU also works to address refugee issues, tackle diversity and social inclusion issues and improve the health and social wellbeing of the region. We are proud of our varied cultural and community engagement projects with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and Indigenous communities.

Careers

Career opportunities for logistics graduates span a range of sectors and industries. Possible roles include:

  • logistics support officer
  • logistics clerk.

Course structure

To be awarded the TLI21815 Certificate II in Logistics, a student must successfully complete a total of eleven (11) units of competency, comprising of:

  • four (4) core units, and;
  • seven (7) elective units, of which:
  • three (3) units must be selected from the technical elective units listed in the TLI21815 Certificate II in Logistics qualification and;
  • four (4) units may be selected from the general electives list or remaining technical elective units listed in the TLI21815 Certificate II in Logistics qualification, of which:
  • up to three (3) units may be selected from any relevant nationally endorsed training package or accredited course.

The general elective units must contribute to the vocational outcomes of the qualification as well as be approved by the Polytechnic.

This is a qualification for a person engaged in logistics operations support within the Transport and Logistics Industry who undertakes a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and who takes some responsibility for the quality of their work outcomes.  Successful achievement of the licensing units within the qualification must align with applicable licensing and regulatory requirements.

What's a unit?

A unit or 'subject' is the actual class you'll attend in the process of completing a course.

Most courses have a mixture of compulsory 'core' units that you need to take and optional elective units that you can choose to take based on your area of interest, expertise or experience.

Fees & scholarships

The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re offered a government subsidised place or a full-fee paying place.

If you enrol in a:

  • Government subsidised place, you’ll pay a VET tuition fee and may be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee and course materials contribution. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
  • full-fee paying place, you’ll pay the full-fee tuition rate (which includes Student Services and Amenities Fee and any material fees).

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Scholarships & assistance

Apply for a scholarship to help with your study costs.

We can help with fee assistance and advice.

Admission & pathways

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

If you do not meet the minimum requirements you may be eligible for one of our special admission programs. We also encourage you to explore our study pathways to help you reach your goal.

Entry requirements

Prior to enrolment, all applicants will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment to assist with determining eligibility and to identify learning support needs.

There are many ways you can start your education journey at VU. Pathways offer an easy transition between courses at different levels, so that you can start with a certificate and progress right through to postgraduate study.

Find out more about pathways and credits.

You may be able to complete your qualification sooner through formal recognition of your existing skills. This is known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications. Applications for RPL can be made prior to enrolling.

Call us on 1300 TAFE VP (1300 823 387) to discuss RPL options with the course manager.

How to apply

Prior to enrolment, all applicants will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment to assist with determining eligibility and to identify learning support needs.

Applications for this course are not being taken at this time.

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