New Zealand Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Level 6)

This online logistics course has been created for middle to senior management who are already in the industry, and those wanting to work within supply chain management.

The programme helps formally cement knowledge and skills in a wide range of supply chain business settings and as a graduate you'll be a key decision maker, benefitting your workplace with strategic skills and knowledge that optimises the supply chain of products to market.

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 programme you will cover topics including:

  • Organisational Strategies, Alignment and Linkages
  • Customer Management and Data Analysis Methodologies and Tools
  • Market Supply and Risk and Demand Management
  • Supplier Selection and Management
  • Financial Analysis for Supply Chains
  • Financial Analysis Tools for Supply Chains
  • Communicating with Supply Chain Stakeholders
  • Developing Supply Chain Teams


Planned intakes*: February
Delivery modes: Full-time/part-time
Locations*: Online, Other
Duration: One year

* 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 $5,382.00

2017 international students $19,952.00

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 Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Level 6)

Career Opportunities

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics Manager
  • Strategic planner
  • Operations planner
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Risk Management Planner
  • Supply Manager
  • Inventory Manager
  • Procurement Manager

Entry Criteria

  • A minimum of 48 credits at Level 3 in 4 subjects including English and Maths
  • OR NCEA Level 2
  • Or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills

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.


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 6 certificate or diploma IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 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.