New Zealand Certificate in Supply Chain Management (Level 5)

This qualification has been designed by the industry, for the industry and is perfect for you if you're working in, or planning to work in an operational decision making position in the field of supply chain management.

Our expert tutors give you individual support and encouragement and our online delivery means you can study anywhere in New Zealand with both part-time and full-time offerings available.

Content Details

During the course you'll learn about:

  • demand management
  • manufacturing planning and control
  • inventory management
  • procurement and distribution
  • health and safety
  • codes of compliance
  • best practice
  • dangerous goods
  • risk and constraint management
  • continual improvement
  • financial analysis
  • optimisation
  • customer service


Planned intakes*: February, July
Delivery modes: Full-time/part-time
Locations*: Online, Other
Duration: 1 semester

* subject to change. Intakes may vary between locations.

To see full details of the next available intake please visit the application form.

Indicative Fees

2017 domestic students $2,691.00

2017 international students $9,976.00

2017 New Zealand citizens residing outside New Zealand (zero gst) $2,340.00

2017 New Zealand permanent residents and international students residing outside of New Zealand (zero gst) $8,674.78

Course related costs: please enquire

The fee shown for domestic students is applicable to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. If an international fee is not listed above please refer to the international fees page. All fees are indicative only and subject to change.

You MAY be eligible for a StudyLink Student Loan for your tuition fees.

Find out if your programme qualifies by visiting the Studylink website.

If you also need to pay course related costs, i.e. if outlined in programme costs above, you need to apply separately to StudyLink (up to $1,000/academic year for eligible students). Note course related costs are paid directly into your bank account by StudyLink and you will be required to pay this to Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.

Qualifications Gained

Upon successful completion of the programme you will receive:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Supply Chain Management (Level 5)

Study Pathways

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Pathways

New Zealand Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Level 6)

Entry Criteria

  • 60 NCEA credits at Level 2 with a minimum of 12 NCEA English credits at Level 2, 12 credits in Mathematics at Level 2
  • Or equivalent tertiary study

Special Admission
Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who do not meet the academic entry requirements above, but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success, may be eligible for special admission.

Computer Requirements

  • Access to a computer and reliable high speed internet service
  • Internet Explorer or Firefox (latest) or Chrome
  • Web cam and headset with microphone
  • Microsoft Word – minimum version 97-2003
  • Latest Adobe Flash – free to download from Adobe online
  • Latest Adobe Reader – free to download from Adobe online
  • Latest Java installed


International applicants for whom English is not their first language will be required to show evidence of language competency, issued within the last two years, before being eligible to enrol in any non-English programme. The level of competency required is outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013. And below under the title English Competency.

English Competency

Level 5 certificate or diploma IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed NZ Certificate in English Language L4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013.

For domestic applicants for whom English is not their first language, evidence of language competency may be required.